Lakeland demographics profile

StatisticLakelandTennesseeNational
Population12,5416,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)53315391
Median age38.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%41%43%
Speak English91%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Lakeland, TN has a population of 12,541 and is the 3,300th largest city in the United States. The population density is 533 per sq mi which is 248% higher than the Tennessee average and 489% higher than the national average. The median age in Lakeland is 39 which is approximately 1% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Lakeland, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 58% of Lakeland residents were born in Tennessee, 34% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lakeland is 248% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Lakeland is 1% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Lakeland 81.02% of the population is White.
  • In Lakeland 9.02% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lakeland 7.41% of the population is Asian.

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Lakeland population breakdown by race

RaceLakelandTennesseeNational
White81.02%77.84%73.35%
Black or African American9.02%16.81%12.63%
Asian7.41%1.61%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.01%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.54%1.38%4.75%
In Lakeland, 5.6% 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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Source: The Lakeland, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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