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Lakeland, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Lakeland,FL index of house prices

Total population: 102,346 (Urban population: 76,217, Rural population: 1,945 (23 farm, 1,922 nonfarm))

Houses: 48,363 (40,078 occupied: 23,058 owner occupied, 17,020 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,055 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $127,412.

Median contract rent in 2016: $423 (lower quartile is $331, upper quartile is $553)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $935


Median gross rent in Lakeland, FL in 2016: $528

Housing units in Lakeland with a mortgage: 10,709 (449 second mortgage, 786 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,349

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,311

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,756

Median monthly housing costs: $873


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Lakeland, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $140,900 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Lakeland:

$140,900
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,500 - $217,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $189,033
Here:

$189,033
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $276,227
Here:

$276,227
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $121,676
Here:

$121,676
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,732
Here:

$95,732
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,647
Here:

$107,647
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $39,694
Here:

$39,694
State:

$77,364

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $60,850
Here:

$60,850
State:

$82,282
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 106,419
  • In family households: 79,010 (11,224 male householders, 11,625 female householders)
    16,622 spouses, 27,171 children (25,357 natural, 641 adopted, 1,173 stepchildren), 2,830 grandchildren, 3,284 brothers or sisters, 1,999 parents, 1,571 other relatives, 2,684 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22,710 (7,896 male householders (6,306 living alone)), 9,333 female householders (7,244 living alone)), 5,481 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,699

Size of family households: 11,075 2-persons, 6,011 3-persons, 3,482 4-persons, 1,491 5-persons, 311 6-persons, 479 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,550 1-person, 3,555 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 87 4-persons.

13,154 married couples with children.
5,293 single-parent households (982 men, 4,311 women).

84.0% of residents of Lakeland speak English at home.
11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 11,994 (11.3%)
(39.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lakeland, Florida:

  • 257no bedroom
  • 4521 bedroom
  • 7,5782 bedrooms
  • 9,9423 bedrooms
  • 4,1354 bedrooms
  • 6945+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakeland, Florida:

  • 3,037no bedroom
  • 3,1371 bedroom
  • 6,2812 bedrooms
  • 3,7173 bedrooms
  • 7224 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lakeland in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,100no vehicle
  • 9,8521 vehicle
  • 9,3702 vehicles
  • 1,8563 vehicles
  • 6814 vehicles
  • 1995+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lakeland in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,130no vehicle
  • 9,0361 vehicle
  • 5,9162 vehicles
  • 7613 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lakeland, Florida:

  • 2571 room
  • 882 rooms
  • 8933 rooms
  • 3,1714 rooms
  • 4,1865 rooms
  • 5,9396 rooms
  • 4,0077 rooms
  • 1,8988 rooms
  • 2,6199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakeland, Florida:

  • 2,9571 room
  • 5022 rooms
  • 2,2453 rooms
  • 3,7804 rooms
  • 3,5675 rooms
  • 2,3756 rooms
  • 9727 rooms
  • 4658 rooms
  • 1579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lakeland, FL household income distribution

  • Lakeland, FL household income distribution
  • 3,134Less than $10,000
  • 2,306$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,292$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,183$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,117$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,124$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,312$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,445$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,108$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4,464$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,704$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,993$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,835$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,271$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,200$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,590$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lakeland, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lakeland, FL
  • 1,096Less than $10,000
  • 754$10,000 to $14,999
  • 260$15,000 to $19,999
  • 388$20,000 to $24,999
  • 414$25,000 to $29,999
  • 359$30,000 to $34,999
  • 314$35,000 to $39,999
  • 878$40,000 to $49,999
  • 663$50,000 to $59,999
  • 850$60,000 to $69,999
  • 671$70,000 to $79,999
  • 741$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,043$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,926$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,848$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,566$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,786$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,141$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,609$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,088$300,000 to $399,999
  • 409$400,000 to $499,999
  • 832$500,000 to $749,999
  • 345$750,000 to $999,999
  • 77$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lakeland, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lakeland, FL
  • 168Less than $100
  • 78$100 to $149
  • 26$150 to $199
  • 98$300 to $349
  • 187$350 to $399
  • 306$400 to $449
  • 190$450 to $499
  • 854$500 to $549
  • 1,156$550 to $599
  • 1,287$600 to $649
  • 1,089$650 to $699
  • 1,162$700 to $749
  • 940$750 to $799
  • 2,379$800 to $899
  • 2,220$900 to $999
  • 3,098$1,000 to $1,249
  • 273$1,250 to $1,499
  • 447$1,500 to $1,999
  • 419$2,500 to $2,999
  • 643No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,0862010 or later
  • 3,7532000 to 2009
  • 1,6441990 to 1999
  • 7521980 to 1989
  • 7141970 to 1979
  • 1,233Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lakeland population
Lakeland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 758
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,526
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,322
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10,738
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,069
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,168
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,950
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 495
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,243
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,519
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 984
  • 90 or more minutes: 786
Lakeland, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,706 (3.9% of all workers)

Lakeland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 82,597 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 9,165 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 215 (0%)
  • Railroad: 123 (0%)
  • Taxi: 524 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 535 (1%)
  • Walked: 695 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,706 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 5,903
 English: 5,556
 German: 3,700
 Irish: 2,502
 Italian: 1,513
 Haitian: 860
 European: 769
 Polish: 690
 French (except Basque): 685
 Scottish: 624
 Scotch-Irish: 506
 Dutch: 458
 Swedish: 433
 Jamaican: 426
 French Canadian: 349
 Canadian: 349
 British: 251
 Norwegian: 200
 Brazilian: 171
 Welsh: 168
 Russian: 143
 African: 118
 Moroccan: 117
 Hungarian: 115
 Greek: 113
 Danish: 97
 Iranian: 94
 Bahamian: 89
 Egyptian: 77
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 76
 Swiss: 68
 Romanian: 64
 Finnish: 60
 Lebanese: 51
 Northern European: 48
 Eastern European: 48
 Turkish: 44
 Palestinian: 42
 Scandinavian: 37
 Czechoslovakian: 36
 Ukrainian: 33
 Croatian: 25
 Barbadian: 24
 Czech: 22
 Portuguese: 20
 Australian: 19
 Syrian: 18
 British West Indian: 18
 West Indian: 17
 Arab: 16
 Belizean: 13
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 13
 Austrian: 12
 Belgian: 11
 Lithuanian: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Icelander: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Luxemburger: 7
 Slovak: 7
 Nigerian: 5
 Ghanaian: 4
 Yugoslavian: 4
 Slavic: 4
 Kenyan: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 14%Cuba
  • 13%Mexico
  • 11%Canada
  • 6%Haiti
  • 5%Dominican Republic
  • 4%India
  • 3%Colombia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45,370
  • Other state: 45,661
  • Northeast: 16,219
  • Midwest: 12,976
  • South: 14,229
  • West: 2,237

80% of Lakeland residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Florida.

Lakeland:

79.7%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 636
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 196
  • 5th and 6th grade: 150
  • 7th and 8th grade: 713
  • 9th grade: 731
  • 10th grade: 442
  • 11th grade: 315
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 565
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,657
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,399
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,571
  • Associate degree: 2,616
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,967
  • Master's degree: 2,281
  • Professional school degree: 990
  • Doctorate degree: 257

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 512
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 180
  • 5th and 6th grade: 178
  • 7th and 8th grade: 368
  • 9th grade: 572
  • 10th grade: 418
  • 11th grade: 523
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 657
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 14,611
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,502
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,400
  • Associate degree: 4,528
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,885
  • Master's degree: 3,532
  • Professional school degree: 485
  • Doctorate degree: 488

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 33.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 12.3%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 5.5%Females
Lakeland marital status for males
Lakeland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,198
  • One, attached: 997
  • Two: 3,506
  • 3 or 4: 2,624
  • 5 to 9: 2,908
  • 10 to 19: 2,413
  • 20 to 49: 993
  • 50 or more: 2,844
  • Mobile homes: 7,754
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 126

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lakeland:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lakeland
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (93.8%)
  • Utility gas (5.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Electricity (95.3%)
  • Utility gas (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,550
Here:

15.4%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 398
Here:

8.8%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,329
Here:

63.5%
Florida:

20.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)