Population density (sq mi)1,55841091
Median age40.341.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%38%43%
Speak English85%72%79%
Speak Spanish11%21%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lakeland is 280% higher than Florida
  • The median age in Lakeland is 3% lower than Florida
  • In Lakeland 73.16% of the population is White
  • In Lakeland 20.39% of the population is Black
  • In Lakeland 1.93% of the population is Asian

Compare Lakeland, FL Demographics


      Lakeland population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.18%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race3.01%2.48%3.06%
      Other race1.29%2.54%4.75%
      In Lakeland, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lakeland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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