|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lakeland is 2,762. Lakeland, Georgia is the 6,517th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Lakeland was in 2010, when its population was 3,366. In 2010, Lakeland was the 5,783rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,517th largest city in the US. Lakeland is currently 17.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Lakeland has grown 0.9% since the 2000. Lakeland, Georgia's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6512||New Cordell, Oklahoma||2,768||-4.3%|
|6515||West Grove, Pennsylvania||2,767||4.2%|
|6518||New Britain, Pennsylvania||2,762||17.1%|
|6519||St. Clair, Pennsylvania||2,762||-14.8%|
|6522||Riverton, New Jersey||2,758||0.1%|
The total voting age population of Lakeland, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,374. The voting age population is 52.0% male and 48.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Lakeland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lakeland are 54.4% White, 43.5% Black, 1.3% Two or more races and 0.9% Other. Additionally, 9.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lakeland, 44.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.4%. On a per-household basis, 36.5% of families are below the poverty line in Lakeland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.5% of Lakeland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.0% of Lakeland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lakeland residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lakeland is 9.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lakeland, 15.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lakeland is $19,315.
In Lakeland, 30.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.1% of housing units in Lakeland.
Of all the housing units in Lakeland, 6.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Lakeland, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lakeland is $585.
In Lakeland, 51.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.