Income/capita 26%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 26%
IndexLakeland HighlandsFloridaNational
Income per capita$37,559$27,598$29,829
Median household income$84,930$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,423$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,264$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$51,745$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$34,078$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level3.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lakeland Highlands is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lakeland Highlands is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lakeland Highlands is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lakeland Highlands is 75% lower than the national average

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      Lakeland Highlands employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector11.4%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services6.1%9.2%
      Wholesale & retail services18.9%12.5%
      Public administration5.6%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%2.1%
      Education, health & social services12.5%37.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Highland City, FL10,100$65,44118%
      Fuller Heights, FL9,453$55,8141%
      Medulla, FL8,561$50,9078%
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,802$48,51412%
      Eagle Lake, FL2,411$47,06515%
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,426$84,93054%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elk City, OK12,426$58,3635%
      Lakeland North, WA12,420$74,17634%
      Ottawa, KS12,433$42,40423%
      New Providence, NJ12,434$139,375152%
      Brookhaven, MS12,418$30,03646%
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,426$84,93054%
      Source: The Lakeland Highlands, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).