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Economy in Lakeland, Florida

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EconomyLakeland, FLUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.90%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.29%1.18%
Future Job Growth38.70%36.10%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.00%
Income Taxes0.00%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 15K14.76%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K7.03%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K14.74%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K13.18%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.59%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K8.83%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K10.22%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.64%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K7.74%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K1.94%4.78%
Income greater than 200K2.34%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance12.08%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science3.55%5.24%
Community, social services2.02%1.66%
Legal0.68%1.17%
Education, library8.24%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.61%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.36%5.49%
Healthcare support3.00%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement2.29%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.49%5.61%
Building maintenance4.26%3.97%
Personal care2.41%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support26.63%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.68%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.33%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving12.38%12.10%

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

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


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