Lakeland is a city located in Lanier County Georgia. Lakeland has a 2020 population of 3,360. It is also the county seat of Lanier County. Lakeland is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually but its population has decreased by -0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,370 in 2010.
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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakelandwas:
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%.
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.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeland is Black, with 67.41% 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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lakeland
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.
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