Southwest demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,1161,558294
Median age44.740.341.6
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a51%54%
Speak Englishn/a85%72%
Speak Spanishn/a11%21%

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  • The population density in Southwest is 36% higher than Lakeland.
  • The median age in Southwest is 11% higher than Lakeland.
  • In Southwest 81.59% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Southwest 14.95% of the population is African American.
  • In Southwest 0.63% of the population is Asian.

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Southwest population breakdown by race

African American14.95%20.39%16.14%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.27%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.06%
Mixed race1.95%3.01%2.48%
Other race0.88%1.29%2.54%
In Southwest, 14.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Southwest age breakdown

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Source: The Southwest, Lakeland, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).