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Economy in Lakeland, Florida

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EconomyLakeland, FLUnited States
Unemployment Rate11.00%8.60%
Recent Job Growth-1.87%0.35%
Future Job Growth25.26%32.10%
Sales Taxes7.00%5.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$24,097$26,154
Household Income$42,369$50,935
Income Less Than 15K14.77%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K12.21%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K13.39%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K17.88%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K20.20%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K9.69%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K7.49%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K3.12%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K1.15%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.11%0.16%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations11.25%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations18.71%20.61%
Sales and Office28.49%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.45%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance9.30%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving15.49%14.05%

Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Lakeland, FL, is 11.00%, with job growth of -1.87%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 25.26%.

Lakeland, FL Taxes

Lakeland, FL,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Lakeland, FL Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $24,097, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $42,369.

Lakeland Economy SperlingViews

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)Have an opinion about Lakeland? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Lakeland Click Here