The unemployment rate in Lakeland is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lakeland jobs have increased by 2.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lakeland's cost of living is 11.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, April and March are the most pleasant months in Lakeland, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Polk county remained strongly Republican, 56.6% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats
Lakeland's population is 115,283 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lakeland is Real Estate: $221,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.8%.
Lakeland public schools spend $9,657 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Lakeland. More Education