Lakeland, Florida Population 2019

Lakeland, Florida's estimated population is 108,054 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lakeland, Florida is the 21st largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1639.48 people/mi² (633.00 people/km²), with a household density of 289.23 people/km² (749.11 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 41.3 years, 40.9 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 49,372 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.6%, with a median rent of $931/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $119,700.

The median income for households in Lakeland, Florida is $42,033, while the mean household income is $58,996. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017108,0541,9541.84%
2016106,1002,2942.21%
2015103,8061,5671.53%
2014102,2391,7711.76%
2013100,4681,3501.36%
201299,1181960.20%
201198,9221,1851.21%
201097,73719,2852.22%
200078,4527,8761.06%
199070,57623,1704.06%
198047,4064,6031.03%
197042,8031,4530.35%
196041,35010,4992.97%
195030,8518,7833.41%
194022,0683,5141.75%
193018,55411,49210.14%
19207,0623,3436.62%
19103,7193,11920.01%
19006000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White76,741
Black or African American20,963
Two or More Races2,478
Asian2,252
Some Other Race1,460
American Indian and Alaska Native209
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander62

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lakeland Fl Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lakeland Fl Median Age

41.3


Total

40.9


Male

42


Female

Lakeland Fl Adults

There are 83,624 adults, (22,823 of whom are seniors) in Lakeland Fl.

Lakeland Fl Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeland Fl Sex Ratio

Female

55,183

52.98%

Male

48,982

47.02%

Lakeland Fl Households and Families

Lakeland Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lakeland Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All56.3%43.7%
Male52%48%
Non Family49.8%50.2%
Female37.8%62.2%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakeland Fl Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,4432.4656.3
Non Family16,8301.2749.8
Married16,7333.0969
Female5,2033.8637.8
Male1,6773.7852

3.22

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lakeland Fl Households

Lakeland Fl Education

Lakeland Fl Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9784.12%
9th to 12th Grade5,4237.50%
High School Graduate24,59934.01%
Some College13,90719.23%
Associates Degree6,7349.31%
Bachelors Degree12,03916.64%
Graduate Degree6,6499.19%

Lakeland Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,44545,27814,286
Black11,96710,0861,850
Hispanic8,5636,6251,429
Asian1,5491,287718
Multiple Races1,107957524
Other Race85963689
Native American16112129
Islander6241

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.34%.

Lakeland Fl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,455$36,319$29,451
Less Than High School$22,428$25,181$19,206
High School Grad$25,960$28,629$23,450
Some College$31,108$35,004$27,562
Bachelors Degree$45,143$51,708$40,093
Graduate Degree$50,102$64,677$42,530

$32,455

Average Earnings

$36,319

Average Male

$29,451

Average Female

Lakeland Fl Language

Lakeland Fl Language by Age

Lakeland Fl Language

84.98% of Lakeland Fl residents speak only English, while 15.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.72% of the population.

Lakeland Fl Poverty

Lakeland Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White61,0116,87411.27%
Black20,4406,85333.53%
Hispanic14,6023,60524.69%
Other1,44758840.64%
Multiple2,47849319.90%
Asian2,226934.18%
Native1935629.02%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.97%

Male Poverty Rate

19.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakeland Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeland Fl is Other, with 40.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakeland Fl is Asian, with 4.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.21%.

Lakeland Fl Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.68%
High School18.73%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%

Lakeland Fl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.92%
Male Unemployed37.95%
Female Employed9.75%
Male Employed6.93%

Lakeland Fl Income

Lakeland Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,033$58,996
Families$53,187$71,895
Married Families$64,317$85,111
Non Families$30,580$38,965

Lakeland Fl Marital Status

Lakeland Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakeland Fl Married by Age and Sex

Lakeland Fl Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lakeland Fl Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lakeland Fl Veterans

Lakeland Fl Veterans by War

7,968

Number of Veterans

7,397

Male Veterans

571

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,839
Korea1,161
First Gulf War1,119
Second Gulf War772
World War II646

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,776
65 to 742,039
35 to 541,474
55 to 641,277
18 to 34402

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,88010.69%
Black8405.69%
Hispanic3273.10%
2 or More13510.23%
Hawaiian4166.13%
Other252.33%
Indian2512.50%
Asian221.20%

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Education

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeland Fl Employment Status

Lakeland Fl Employment by Age

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lakeland Fl Employment by Race

Lakeland Fl Employment by Education

Lakeland Fl Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.15%

Born in Florida

90.41%

Native Born

9.59%

Foreign Born

5.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.41% of Lakeland Fl residents were born in the United States, with 45.15% having been born in Florida. 5.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.