Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$19,121$23,265$27,598
Median household income$25,511$40,918$48,900
Median income owner occupied$0$50,851$59,209
Median income renter occupied$0$32,502$34,622
Median earnings male$30,641$31,421$31,444
Median earnings female$25,062$25,479$25,332
Unemployment rate8.2%5.2%4.9%
Poverty leveln/a18.1%16.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 75% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is 100% lower than the national average

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      $27,275 $40,918 $81,836
      $32,596 $48,900 $97,800
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services27.9%26.8%
      Public administration2.5%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.2%0.8%
      Education, health & social services17.7%36.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,426$84,93053.5%
      Highland City, FL10,100$65,44118.3%
      Fuller Heights, FL9,453$55,8140.9%
      Medulla, FL8,561$50,9078.0%
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,802$48,51412.3%
      Lakeland, FL102,714$40,91826.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      El Cajon, CA102,894$46,37416.2%
      Spring Hill, FL102,929$43,20221.9%
      Rialto, CA102,418$52,3475.4%
      Lewisville, TX102,327$57,5494.0%
      Davenport, IA102,305$48,19112.9%
      Lakeland, FL102,714$40,91826.0%
      Source: The Downtown, Lakeland, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).