Lakeland Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lakeland Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
112,136

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
14.2%
18 - 24:
10.7%
25 - 34:
12.6%
35 - 54:
23.5%
55 - 64:
11.8%
Over 65 Years:
21.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
6.8%
6.8%
High School Graduates
88.8%
88.8%
College Graduated
26.3%
26.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Lakeland
$26,225
$26,225
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Lakeland
$44,313
$44,313
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.0%

Employment Industries in Lakeland

 
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Retail
16.9%
16.9%
Healthcare
13.0%
13.0%
Education
9.0%
9.0%
Accommodation
7.0%
7.0%
Construction
6.8%
6.8%
Administration
6.4%
6.4%
Manufacturing
6.4%
6.4%
Finance
5.7%
5.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.3%
5.3%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
4.6%
4.6%
Wholesale
3.7%
3.7%
Public Service
3.5%
3.5%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
Arts
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
59.8%
59.8%
Black Or African American
20.0%
20.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
2.4%
2.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.8%
1.8%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
15.6%
15.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
10.4%
10.4%
English
9.7%
9.7%
Irish
7.7%
7.7%
Italian
4.4%
4.4%
French
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
1.7%
1.7%
Dutch
1.6%
1.6%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Haitian
0.9%
0.9%
European
0.8%
0.8%
Jamaican
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.7%
0.7%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Canadian
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
African
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.3%
84.3%
Spanish
11.4%
11.4%
French
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
French Creole
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Miao/Hmong
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lakeland Residents:
10.4%