Lakeland, Georgia Population 2021

3,334
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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.

Lakeland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakelandwas:

  • White: 54.38%
  • Black or African American: 43.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakeland, Georgia is 3,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,366.

Lakeland, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,78254.38%
Black or African American1,42543.48%
Two or More Races421.28%
Some Other Race280.85%
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Lakeland Population by Race

Lakeland Population Pyramid $2021

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Lakeland Median Age

33.4


Total

35.4


Male

31.6


Female

Lakeland Adults

There are 2,382 adults, (371 of whom are seniors) in Lakeland.

Lakeland Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeland Sex Ratio

Female

1,725

52.64%

Male

1,552

47.36%

Lakeland Population by Age

Lakeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakeland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female4.4%95.6%
Non Family29.5%70.5%
All30.9%69.1%
Male31.9%68.1%
Married57.3%42.7%

30.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakeland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9972.9730.9
Non Family3661.1529.5
Married2883.8757.3
Female2713.624.4
Male726.2231.9

3.97

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Lakeland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20610.83%
9th to 12th Grade34618.19%
High School Graduate79341.69%
Some College1779.31%
Associates Degree1256.57%
Bachelors Degree1156.05%
Graduate Degree1407.36%
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Lakeland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,142791149
Black63847065
Hispanic584741
2+ Races4242
Other Race286

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 70.69%.

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,948$30,552$18,313
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,993$27,750$16,571
Some College$$44,821$15,581
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$71,081$$71,081

$27,948

Average Earnings

$30,552

Average Male

$18,313

Average Female

Lakeland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakeland Language by Age

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Lakeland Language

99.21% of Lakeland residents speak only English, while 0.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Lakeland Language

Lakeland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,29587367.41%
White1,31241431.55%
Other2222100.00%
Hispanic29910.33%

44.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.79%

Male Poverty Rate

47.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakeland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeland is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakeland is Hispanic, with 0.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 68.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.95%.

Lakeland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.71%
High School44.51%
Some College35.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lakeland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed48.39%
Female Employed30.20%
Male Employed25.65%

Lakeland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakeland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$19,315$37,851
Families$31,886$53,422
Married Families$71,336-
Non Families$7,542$9,362
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Income by Household Type

Lakeland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakeland Married by Age and Sex

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Lakeland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lakeland Marital Status by Race

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Lakeland Marital Status

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132

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War37
Korea30
First Gulf War27
Vietnam18
World War II

Lakeland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+54
55 to 6447
35 to 5424
18 to 347
65 to 74

Lakeland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1138.28%
Black192.01%

Lakeland Veterans by Race

Lakeland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeland Veterans by Education

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39.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.6%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lakeland Employment by Age

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Lakeland Employment by Race

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Lakeland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.46%

Born in Lakeland

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Lakeland residents were born in the United States, with 78.46% having been born in Georgia. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lakeland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,334260.79%
20203,308260.79%
20193,282260.80%
20183,256-6-0.18%
20173,262-16-0.49%
20163,278-9-0.27%
20153,287-36-1.08%
20143,323-57-1.69%
20133,380-35-1.02%
20123,415-19-0.55%
20113,434641.90%
20103,3706402.13%
20002,730830.15%
19802,647780.30%
19702,5690.00%

Lakeland Population by Year