Lakeland, New York Population 2024

2,502

Lakeland is a city located in Onondaga County New York. Lakeland has a 2024 population of 2,502. Lakeland is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,524 in 2020.

The average household income in Lakeland is $84,164 with a poverty rate of 3.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lakeland is 50.4 years, 51 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Lakeland Demographics

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

  • White: 93%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.4%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,677.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.87% (-22)
The current population of Lakeland, New York is 2,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,524.

Lakeland, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,33793%
Asian722.87%
Black or African American682.71%
Two or more races220.88%
Native American100.4%
Other race40.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lakeland Population by Race

Lakeland Population Pyramid 2024

Lakeland Median Age

50.4

Total

51

Male

50.1

Female

Lakeland Adults

There are 2,121 adults, (524 of whom are seniors) in Lakeland.

Lakeland Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeland Sex Ratio

Female1,36054.12%
Male1,15345.88%

Lakeland Population by Age

Lakeland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1682.1580.719.3
Married5703.0184.415.6
Non Family5321.1774.225.8
Male362.581000
Female302.731000

2.92

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lakeland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade773.91%
9th to 12th Grade1005.08%
High School Graduate74838.03%
Some College24112.25%
Associates Degree32116.32%
Bachelors Degree35317.95%
Graduate Degree1276.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7661,650405
Asian72260
Black686868
Hispanic44290
2+ Races2277
Native American10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Lakeland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,500$50,045$44,261
Less Than 9th Grade$46,528$39,900$0
High School Graduate$37,206$43,006$30,694
Some College$52,468$87,538$50,302
Bachelors Degree$42,048$53,580$40,132
Graduate Degree$73,563$0$73,781

$45,500

Average Earnings

$50,045

Average Male

$44,261

Average Female

Lakeland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakeland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lakeland Language

86.49% of Lakeland residents speak only English, while 13.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.83% of the population.

Lakeland Language

Lakeland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,261863.8%

3.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.25%

Male Poverty Rate

2.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakeland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeland is White, with 3.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakeland is White, with 3.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.12%.

Lakeland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.56%
Some College1.25%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lakeland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.66%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lakeland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakeland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$76,250$84,164
Families$92,976$106,360
Married Families$92,619$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,647$53,623

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lakeland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakeland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lakeland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lakeland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lakeland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam69
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War9
World War II7
Korea0

Lakeland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5457
65 to 7451
75+50
55 to 6410
18 to 340

Lakeland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1588.12%
Native American10100%

Lakeland Veterans by Race

Lakeland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lakeland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lakeland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lakeland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.56%

Born in Lakeland

90.65%

Native Born

9.35%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

6.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.65% of Lakeland residents were born in the United States, with 84.56% having been born in New York. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lakeland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,502-5-0.2%
20232,507-6-0.24%
20222,513-45-1.76%
20212,558341.35%
20202,524-47-1.83%
20192,571542.15%
20182,51750.2%
20172,512-215-7.88%
20162,727-20-0.73%
20152,7471676.47%
20142,580-328-11.28%
20132,9081555.63%
20122,753-17-0.61%
20112,770-16-0.57%
20102,78600%

Lakeland Population by Year