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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Lakeland, Florida, is 5.90%, with job growth of 2.29%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.70%.

Lakeland, Florida Taxes
Lakeland, Florida,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Lakeland, Florida Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,817, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $40,284.

  ECONOMYLakeland, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.90%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  2.29%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  38.70%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $23,817$28,051
  Household Income  $40,284$53,046
  Family Median Income  $50,537$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  14.76%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  7.03%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  14.74%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  13.18%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.59%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.83%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.22%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.64%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  7.74%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.94%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.34%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.08%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.55%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.02%1.66%
  Legal  0.68%1.17%
  Education, library  8.24%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.61%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.36%5.49%
  Healthcare support  3.00%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.29%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.49%5.61%
  Building maintenance  4.26%3.97%
  Personal care  2.41%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  26.63%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.68%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.33%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  12.38%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
State of the economy
The economy is bad every where but here is worse than a lot of areas. The real estate market has died there are know jobs and the ones that are out there do not pay... (read more)
Job market is not great right now
If you are in construction, Lakeland isn't the place to be. This town has grown so much since I moved here in 1989. Florida is ok if you enjoy extremely long hot hot... (read more)
Best move I've made
We moved to Lakeland two years ago and find it has the best to offer for a mid size city with a great plan for the future. It really shows, the effort in proper... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: The undesirable life style - 3/19/2013
Hi Melissa, Your post is very disheartening. I have heard similar stories about Florida in general. I am trying to find a safe low crime area outside of New York Metro... (read more)
Buy a Home in lake land fl
My husband and I are thinking about moving to lake land fl my question is how is lake land to live at this time. I will appreciate all the advise and the best school... (read more)
re: Review and Question. - 1/7/2010
There is no conservative view here. Are you kidding? They love drugs, tattos, sex and beer. They believe they are entitled to everythign you have and shouldn't have to... (read more)
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