Lakeland, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 3,282 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.2%
Males: 1,555  (47.4%)
Females: 1,727  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 31635.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $20,394 (it was $22,346 in 2000)
Lakeland:

$20,394
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,831 (it was $13,156 in 2000)

Lakeland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,653 (it was $48,600 in 2000)
Lakeland:

$67,653
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $99,892; detached houses: $114,262; mobile homes: $48,136

Median gross rent in 2019: $610.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lakeland: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 44.1%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.4% for Black residents, 0.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lakeland, GA (2019)
    • 1,47744.2%White alone
    • 1,47044.0%Black alone
    • 3309.9%Hispanic
    • 441.3%Two or more races
    • 240.7%Other race alone

Races in Lakeland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Lakeland, Georgia as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lakeland is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Lakeland by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(58.7)
2
(57.0)
2
(58.8)
3
(88.1)
12
(359.7)
3
(90.5)
6
(182.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(88.0)
4
(114.1)
1
(29.4)
3
(88.1)
2
(60.0)
4
(120.7)
5
(152.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(322.6)
15
(427.7)
6
(176.4)
12
(352.2)
4
(119.9)
9
(271.6)
18
(548.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(879.8)
38
(1,084)
25
(734.9)
31
(909.9)
13
(389.7)
22
(663.9)
21
(639.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(1,144)
39
(1,112)
38
(1,117)
40
(1,174)
30
(899.3)
46
(1,388)
46
(1,401)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(176.0)
8
(228.1)
10
(293.9)
9
(264.2)
6
(179.9)
13
(392.3)
7
(213.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
City-Data.com crime index259.2304.0269.5299.1407.4356.7419.3

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City-data.com crime index in Lakeland, GA

Crime rate in Lakeland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Georgia average:

2.25
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Ancestries: American (7.1%), Irish (5.5%), African (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 199 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,059 people per square mile   (low).

Lakeland, Georgia map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,850 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $449 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (74.8 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (97.6 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (739.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

East River, GA (1.9 miles ),
Ray City, GA (2.8 miles ),
Moody AFB, GA (3.1 miles ),
Barretts, GA (3.5 miles ),
Naylor, GA (3.5 miles ),
Du Pont, GA (3.5 miles),
Nashville, GA (3.9 miles ),
Hahira, GA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 31.04 N, Longitude: 83.07 W

Area code: 229

Distribution of median household income in Lakeland, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lakeland, GA in 2019
Lakeland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lakeland, GA residents
Average permit cost in Lakeland, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +188 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Lakeland, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Lakeland, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)

Average climate in Lakeland, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Lakeland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the Lakeland city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 tornado 36.1 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakeland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from Lakeland center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 294.5 miles away from Lakeland center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lanier County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakeland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lakeland:

  • LOUIS SMITH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 116 WEST THIGPEN AVENUE)
  • LAKELAND VILLA CONV CENTER (852 W. THIGPEN AVE.)
  • LAKELAND VILLA CONVALESCENT CENTER (888 W THIGPEN AVE BOX 86)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakeland:

  • Valdosta State University (about 19 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 20 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • South Georgia State College (about 35 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 41 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 67 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Albany State University (about 74 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 75 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)

Public high school in Lakeland:

Private high school in Lakeland:

  • LAKELAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 29 E MAIN ST, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lakeland:

Private elementary/middle school in Lakeland:

  • LAKELAND ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 106 W THIGPEN AVE, Grades: 1-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lakeland - Lanier Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lakeland: First Born Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Irma (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Lanier County - Judge of Probate Court (Courthouse), Lanier County - Clerk of Superior Court (Courthouse), Lanier County - Judge-Of Superior Court (Courthouse).

Lanier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
208 people in state prisons in 2010
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Lakeland in 2000:

  • 195 people in state prisons
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Lakeland (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: at 110 Carter Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2007/08/31: Bank assets: $593.1 mil, Deposits: $555.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Fmb Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lakeland:

Marital status in Lakeland, GA
  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 30.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lakeland:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lakeland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lakeland, GA (based on Lanier County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,75811
Mainline Protestant5063
Catholic3441
Black Protestant1921
Other-1
None6,278-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Lanier County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Lanier County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lanier County:

10.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lanier County:

29.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lanier County:

13.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Lakeland:

29.2
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lakeland:

18.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lakeland:

10.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Lakeland:

31.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lakeland:

54.1%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lakeland, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$6,029$18,0871$905
Police Protection - Officers 3$5,334$21,3360$0
Police - Other 1$1,045$12,5400$0
Water Supply 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,725$20,7004$559
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$606
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$380
Firefighters 0$0 8$420
Totals for Government 10$17,481$20,97715$2,871

Lakeland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $291,000 ($88.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $474,000 ($144.42)
    Regular Highways: $314,000 ($95.67)
    General - Other: $254,000 ($77.39)
    Financial Administration: $198,000 ($60.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($15.84)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($8.53)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($8.23)
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000 ($7.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.22)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($34.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $41,000 ($12.49)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.83)

Lakeland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $231,000 ($70.38)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($9.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $266,000 ($81.05)
    Other: $212,000 ($64.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $100,000 ($30.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $27,000 ($8.23)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($13.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $474,000 ($144.42)
    Other: $177,000 ($53.93)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - Property: $489,000 ($148.99)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $210,000 ($63.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000 ($57.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $70,000 ($21.33)
    Other License: $19,000 ($5.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($5.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($3.66)

Lakeland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,838,000 ($864.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,579,000 ($785.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($79.22)

Lakeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $634,000 ($193.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,531,000 ($466.48)

14.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.51%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lowndes County, GA  5.93% ($30,440 average AGI)
from Berrien County, GA  1.25% ($25,457)


12.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.70%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lowndes County, GA  4.27% ($30,197 average AGI)
to Berrien County, GA  1.17% ($28,719)
Businesses in Lakeland, GA
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Strongest AM radio stations in Lakeland:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakeland:

  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; LAKELAND, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBTY (98.7 FM; HOMERVILLE, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING & INVESTMENT CO., INC.)
  • WHLJ (97.5 FM; STATENVILLE, GA; Owner: LATAURUS PRODUCTIONS INCORPORATED)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WQPW (95.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WPNG (101.9 FM; PEARSON, GA; Owner: KM RADIO OF PEARSON, L.L.C.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WWET (91.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Lakeland:

  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
Lakeland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Lakeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.2mTotal length
  • $11,979,000Total costs
  • 29,300Total average daily traffic
  • 2,598Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,950Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lakeland, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lakeland, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lakeland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 1 Ga Hwy 135 (Lat: 31.062694 Lon: -83.072361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPKN685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.312 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 859.912 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 07/30/2019, Expiration Date: 06/08/2029, Registrant: Southern Communications Services, Inc D/B/A Southern Linc, 600 18th St N Bin Sn-0800, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-1534, Email:
  • Rt 1 Ga Hwy 135 (Lat: 31.062694 Lon: -83.072361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQJM910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.362 MHz, 858.337 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 907 Brantley Street (Lat: 31.052889 Lon: -83.068972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 34.5 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: KIG533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz, 158.925 MHz, 154.280 MHz, 151.145 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 151.100 MHz, 151.115 MHz, 159.270 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Registrant: Gta Gfc Lanier Unit, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:
  • 852 W Thigpen Rd At Hospital (Lat: 31.049083 Lon: -83.082917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KUZ638,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2002, Expiration Date: 11/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2013, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Sw Cor Main St And Temple St (Lat: 31.040750 Lon: -83.073472), Call Sign: KZX740, Licensee ID: L00004155,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.425 MHz, 456.025 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.425 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/1996, Expiration Date: 08/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001, Registrant: Georgia Power Company, 241 Ralph Mcgill Blvd Bin 10030, Atlanta, GA 30308-3374, Phone: (404) 526-2466

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LAKELAND, 1.4 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 31.057139 Lon: -83.090972), Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WMW923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 783-3970, Fax: (202) 783-3982
  • LAKELAND, Simpson Road (Lat: 31.056778 Lon: -83.093139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 102.4 m, Overall height: 110.9 m, Call Sign: WPJA710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/22/2012, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • VALGA0055 (End Site), Approx 1.1 Mi N Of Sh1235 On Old Teeterville Rd (Lat: 31.057194 Lon: -83.091000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WQRN328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2013, Expiration Date: 06/24/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey R Strenkowski, Registrant: Southern Light, LLC, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 1800, Mobile, AL 36602, Phone: (877) 652-2321, Email:
  • LAKELAND, Route 1, Ga Hwy. 135 (Lat: 31.063000 Lon: -83.072472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 143.3 m, Overall height: 147.8 m, Call Sign: WQZB448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lakeland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S2R-T34 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 3104Y , Serial Number: T34-156, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher A Lane, 1752 Teeterville Rd, Lakeland, GA 31635
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4003Y , Serial Number: 2484R, Year manufactured: 1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Ashley C Lane, 1752 Teeterville Rd, Lakeland, GA 31635
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5120A , Serial Number: 28120, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher A Lane, 1752 Teeterville Rd, Lakeland, GA 31635
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5CQ , Serial Number: 31-7400977, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Dlc Aviation LLC, Po Box 156, Lakeland, GA 31635
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: GE AV M601E-11 (751 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 750AL , Serial Number: 1799R, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ashley C Lane, 1752 Teeterville Rd, Lakeland, GA 31635
  • Aircraft: NAVION L-17B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 842JW , Serial Number: NAV-4-1639, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald Bruce Herrington, 116 W Thigpen Ave Ste B, Lakeland, GA 31635

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 66 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lakeland, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.9%), and Structure Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lakeland, GA
    • 11754.9%Outside Fires
    • 7133.3%Structure Fires
    • 2210.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakeland, GA
Most common first names in Lakeland, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4668.2 years
Mary4578.1 years
John4271.9 years
William3575.9 years
Willie3374.1 years
Annie2279.2 years
Robert2071.0 years
George1675.6 years
Thomas1473.1 years
Ruby1479.6 years
Most common last names in Lakeland, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sirmans2872.3 years
Mathis2371.2 years
Williams2367.3 years
Browning2173.5 years
Jones2077.2 years
Johnson2071.1 years
Miller1968.8 years
Carter1882.1 years
Thomas1768.5 years
Davis1682.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lakeland, GA
  • 92.5%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lakeland, GA
  • 86.4%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


Lakeland compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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