Lakeland, FL

LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 1.6.21)

 

AGE IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years7,7377.3%
25 to 29 years6,7406.4%
30 to 34 years6,5666.2%
35 to 39 years6,0045.7%
40 to 44 years6,3346.0%
45 to 49 years6,1365.8%
50 to 54 years6,4576.1%
55 to 59 years6,1935.8%
60 to 64 years6,2845.9%
65 to 69 years6,6756.3%
70 to 74 years5,1784.9%
75 to 79 years4,3234.1%
80 to 84 years3,7523.5%
85+ years3,1663.0%

The median age in Lakeland is 41.1 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White76,85872.5%
Black or African American21,86720.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native3420.3%
Asian2,5492.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.1%
Other2,0211.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade2,9644.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,3387.2%
High school graduate (includes GED)25,28334.3%
Some college, no degree14,15619.2%
Associate’s degree6,6409.0%
Bachelor’s degree12,56717.0%
Graduate or professional degree6,8609.3%
High school graduate or higher65,50688.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher19,42726.3%
Less than Bachelor’s degree54,38173.7%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0007.3%
$10,000 to $14,9996.0%
$15,000 to $24,99912.8%
$25,000 to $34,99912.4%
$35,000 to $49,99916.4%
$50,000 to $74,99918.4%
$75,000 to $99,99910.7%
$100,000 to $149,9999.4%
$150,000 to $199,9993.3%
$200,000 or more3.2%

Median household income: $44,313

Mean household income: $63,287

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$23,892
High school graduate (includes GED)$26,915
Some college or Associate’s degree$32,448
Bachelor’s degree$46,263
Graduate or professional degree$52,461

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 88,369 NA
Never married28,63332.4%
Now married (except separated)36,91541.8%
Separated9901.1%
Widowed8,1399.2%
Divorced13,69215.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line17,27717.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Owner-occupied housing units22,494
Renter-occupied housing units18,444
Single-family detached units23,879
Homeownership rate54.9%
Vacancy rate17.0%
Renters rate45.1%
Average housing value$155,328
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$663
Average rent$853

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Average income$63,287
Average household size2.47
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force55.0%
Percent disabled16.0%
Percent with health coverage89.7%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)21.6
Percent workers using public transportation0.8%
Percent veterans9.3%
Percent foreign born10.4%
Percent speaking Spanish at home4.3%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

Total consumer expenditures per household$56,979.13
Alcoholic beverages$428.47
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$254.60
Beer consumed away from home$74.54
Wine consumed away from home$38.26
Apparel & services$1,624.03
Men’s apparel$311.76
Women’s apparel$549.63
Children’s apparel$237.62
Boys’ apparel$81.09
Girls’ apparel$90.69
Footwear$369.34
Dining out (food away from home)$2,798.10
Dining out – Breakfast$290.22
Dining out – Lunch$874.64
Dining out – Dinner$1,295.86
Education$1,094.55
Entertainment / recreation$2,491.84
Club membership fees$166.43
Dating services$0.61
Pet food$214.97
Pet services$49.09
Food consumed at home$4,049.42
Bakery products consumed at home$531.09
Dairy products consumed at home$418.43
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$783.53
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$896.38
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$402.00
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,420.00
Health care$4,732.24
Medical services$855.02
Nonprescription drugs$118.44
Household Services$1,558.29
Care for the elderly and handicapped$67.48
Lawn and garden services$354.19
Housekeeping services$131.56
PC repair$5.30
Housing$17,833.84
Home improvements$1,991.15
Utilities, fuel, and public services$3,855.32
Phone services$1,376.50
Water$560.71
Life and other insurance$347.18
Pensions and social security$5,860.58
Personal care products and services$689.26
Hair care products$81.79
Personal care products$296.26
Local transportation$6,638.43
Gasoline$1,733.12
Vehicle maintenance and repair$915.65
Travel$1,640.89
Airline fares$392.27
Auto / truck rental on trips$19.06
Lodging on trips$451.45
Food and drink on trips$396.93
Entertainment on trips$137.91

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN POLK COUNTY (home to LAKELAND, FLORIDA)

% with any debt in collections40%
Average debt in collections$2,134
% with medical debt in collections23%
Average medical debt in collections$1,153
% with student loan debt13%
Average student loan debt$18,666
Average monthly student loan payment$157
% with auto debt36%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA

YearPopulationPercent
January 20192,1004.5%
February 20191,7713.8%
March 20191,7543.7%
April 20191,6283.5%
May 20191,7763.8%
June 20191,9744.2%
July 20191,9614.1%
August 20191,8303.9%
September 20191,6013.3%
October 20191,5993.3%
November 20191,5653.3%
December 20191,4903.1%
January 20201,8273.8%
February 20201,6693.5%
March 20202,3474.9%
April 20204,93411.4%
May 20205,34112.0%
June 20204,1709.4%
July 20204,89610.7%
August 20203,4237.3%
September 20202,9946.4%
October 20203,0666.5%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)