Lakeland employment information

IndexLakelandFloridaNational
Income per capita$22,449$26,499$28,555
Median household income$39,238$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,368$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,190$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$30,231$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$24,193$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate7.1%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lakeland is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lakeland is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lakeland is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lakeland is 24% higher than the national average.

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Lakeland median earnings by income bracket

Lakeland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.3%1.1%
Manufacturing sector9.3%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.4%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services20.2%16.0%
Public administration4.1%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.5%
Education, health & social services12.2%37.9%
Other32.2%27.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lakeland Highlands, FL11,649$81,26352%
Highland City, FL10,040$63,25818%
Fuller Heights, FL9,198$54,7682%
Medulla, FL8,114$51,9223%
Jan Phyl Village, FL5,161$48,7509%
Lakeland, FL99,942$39,23827%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Mateo, CA100,114$90,08768%
Kenosha, WI99,709$48,18110%
Spring Hill, FL100,270$40,96923%
Las Cruces, NM100,360$40,65824%
South Bend, IN100,422$34,65635%
Lakeland, FL99,942$39,23827%
Source: The Lakeland, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.