Lakeland is a city located in Lanier County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Lanier County. With a 2020 population of 3,334, it is the 186th largest city in Georgia and the 5906th largest city in the United States . Lakeland is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually but its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,366 in 2010. Lakeland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Lakeland has a population density of 1,080 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lakeland is $37,851 with a poverty rate of 44.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $58,800. The median age in Lakeland is 33.4 years, 35.4 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.