Lakeland, Georgia Population 2020

3,219

Lakeland is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,219, it is the 190th largest city in Georgia and the 6029th largest city in the United States. Lakeland is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -4.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,366 in 2010. Lakeland reached it's highest population of 3,424 in 2011. Spanning over 3 miles, Lakeland has a population density of 1,043 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lakeland is $36,249 with a poverty rate of 41.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $576 per month, and the median house value is $52,600. The median age in Lakeland is 34.4 years, 34.9 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Lakeland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakeland was:

  • White: 49.95%
  • Black or African American: 47.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakeland, Georgia is 3,219, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,241.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,366.

Lakeland, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63449.95%
Black or African American1,54947.36%
Two or More Races581.77%
Some Other Race300.92%

Lakeland Population Pyramid 2020

Lakeland Median Age

34.4


Total

34.9


Male

33.4


Female

Lakeland Adults

There are 2,359 adults, (400 of whom are seniors) in Lakeland.

Lakeland Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeland Sex Ratio

Female

1,717

52.49%

Male

1,554

47.51%

Lakeland Households and Families

Lakeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lakeland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.3%44.7%
All29.4%70.6%
Male28.9%71.1%
Non Family25.4%74.6%
Female8.4%91.6%

29.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0822.7429.4
Non Family3861.0625.4
Married3113.6255.3
Female3093.278.4
Male765.5428.9

3.6

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

9.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lakeland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21811.19%
9th to 12th Grade40320.69%
High School Graduate80041.07%
Some College1417.24%
Associates Degree1186.06%
Bachelors Degree1527.80%
Graduate Degree1165.95%

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,092725166
Black72950873
Multiple Races5858
Hispanic473629
Other Race307

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 61.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,911$31,688$19,956
Less Than High School$22,361$$24,500
High School Grad$20,714$28,304$17,731
Some College$$63,977$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$70,822$$70,822

$28,911

Average Earnings

$31,688

Average Male

$19,956

Average Female

Lakeland Language

Lakeland Language by Age

Lakeland Language

99.15% of Lakeland residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Lakeland Poverty

Lakeland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,39286662.21%
White1,27834026.60%
Other2323100.00%
Hispanic21920.91%

41.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.14%

Male Poverty Rate

41.65%

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 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 65.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.88%
Some College37.72%
High School36.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed41.77%
Female Employed25.62%
Male Employed20.00%

Lakeland Income

Lakeland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$18,619$36,249
Families$31,682$50,392
Married Families$70,923-
Non Families$8,091$8,799

Lakeland Marital Status

Lakeland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

26.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakeland Married by Age and Sex

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

Lakeland Veterans

140

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War35
Vietnam14
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6448
35 to 5444
75+40
18 to 348
65 to 74
Name Veterans % of Total
White1138.73%
Black272.76%

$Lakeland Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeland Employment Status

39.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lakeland 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

78.57%

Born in Georgia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.45% of Lakeland residents were born in the United States, with 78.57% having been born in Georgia. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,219-11-0.34%
20193,230-11-0.34%
20183,241-13-0.40%
20173,254-11-0.34%
20163,265-13-0.40%
20153,278-35-1.06%
20143,313-57-1.69%
20133,370-34-1.00%
20123,404-20-0.58%
20113,424631.87%
20103,3616312.10%
20002,730830.15%
19802,647780.30%
19702,5690.00%