Lakeland, Florida Population 2018

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 281.98 people/km² (730.33 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 40.3 years, 39.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 48,134 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.4%, with a median rent of $890/month. The median house has 5 rooms, and has a value of $109,300.

The median income for households in Lakeland, Florida is $40,918, while the mean household income is $56,661. 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
White75,143
Black or African American20,945
Two or More Races3,089
Asian1,983
Some Other Race1,323
American Indian and Alaska Native185
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lakeland Fl Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lakeland Fl Median Age

40.3


Total

39.6


Male

40.8


Female

Lakeland Fl Adults

There are 81,144 adults, (21,570 of which are seniors) in Lakeland Fl.

Lakeland Fl Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeland Fl Sex Ratio

Female

54,376

52.94%

Male

48,338

47.06%

Lakeland Fl Households and Families

Lakeland Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lakeland Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Male47.8%52.2%
Female36.2%63.8%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakeland Fl Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,6922.4755.3
Non Family16,5381.2748.2
Married15,9793.0969.9
Female5,4343.8336.2
Male1,7413.9847.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.4%

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 Grade2,9714.24%
9th to 12th Grade5,2997.57%
High School Graduate23,66933.79%
Some College13,71719.58%
Associates Degree6,2848.97%
Bachelors Degree11,46416.37%
Graduate Degree6,6429.48%

Lakeland Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,12543,92814,106
Black11,7109,9381,630
Hispanic7,9896,1181,393
Asian1,4211,199619
Multiple Races1,250997469
Other Race78659795
Native American1127223
Islander461515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.56%.

Lakeland Fl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,560$35,762$28,161
Less Than High School$20,220$21,971$16,745
High School Grad$25,069$27,017$23,579
Some College$30,779$34,219$27,566
Bachelors Degree$42,498$51,505$37,442
Graduate Degree$50,052$71,926$41,790

$31,560

Average Earnings

$35,762

Average Male

$28,161

Average Female

Lakeland Fl Language

Lakeland Fl Language by Age

Lakeland Fl Language

85.26% of Lakeland Fl residents speak only English, while 14.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.70% of the population.

Lakeland Fl Poverty

Lakeland Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,7017,39712.39%
Black20,4246,51131.88%
Hispanic14,6533,27522.35%
Multiple3,08980826.16%
Other1,30540430.96%
Asian1,949683.49%
Native1554730.32%

18.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakeland Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeland Fl is Black, with 31.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakeland Fl is Asian, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.25%.

Lakeland Fl Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.85%
High School18.47%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%

Lakeland Fl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.16%
Female Unemployed47.73%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed7.11%

Lakeland Fl Income

Lakeland Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,918$56,661
Families$50,686$69,332
Married Families$63,151$83,574
Non Families$29,960$37,077

Lakeland Fl Marital Status

Lakeland Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 55To64.

Lakeland Fl Marital Status by Race

Lakeland Fl Veterans

Lakeland Fl Veterans by War

8,145

Number of Veterans

7,539

Male Veterans

606

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,829
Korea1,227
First Gulf War1,060
World War II818
Second Gulf War744

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,719
65 to 742,132
35 to 541,463
55 to 641,345
18 to 34486

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,02811.30%
Black8395.82%
Hispanic3723.71%
2 or More20312.53%
Other565.77%
Asian191.17%

Lakeland Fl Veterans by Education

6.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeland Fl Employment Status

Lakeland Fl Employment by Age

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

9.5%

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

45.11%

Born in Florida

90.81%

Native Born

9.19%

Foreign Born

5.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.81% of Lakeland Fl residents were born in the United States, with 45.11% having been born in Florida. 5.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.