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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Lakeland, Florida, is 5.30%, with job growth of 1.31%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.31%.

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 $22,449, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $39,238.


  ECONOMYLakeland, FloridaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.30%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.31%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  37.31%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $22,449$28,555
  Household Income  $39,238$53,482
  Family Median Income  $48,931$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  1.23%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.21%0.61%
  Construction  5.88%6.19%
  Manufacturing  5.91%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  3.12%2.72%
  Retail trade  16.30%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.50%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.74%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.81%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.95%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.60%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.05%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.40%4.27%
  Educational services  11.09%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  13.64%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.95%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.05%7.44%
  Other services  5.35%4.94%
  Public administration  3.73%4.80%

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  9/22/2017
It is what you make of it

I moved to the area 36 plus years ago. I attended public school and my sisters attended private school. I worked for a local company for 24 years, I'm married and I own... (Read More)

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  4/9/2016
Lakeland is beautiful

As a native Lakelander, I have watched my hometown grow over the years to close to 100,000. Our hometown is blessed with many beautiful parks and lakes, and is... (Read More)

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  11/4/2014
Is It Safe?

People make Lakeland and most of Florida for that matter, out to be a war zone. Where is it safe to... (Read More)

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