Lakeland, Florida 

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Economy in Lakeland, Florida

Lakeland has an unemployment rate of 4.0%. The US average is 3.9%.

Lakeland has seen the job market increase by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.5%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lakeland
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lakeland is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lakeland is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lakeland
- The average income of a Lakeland resident is $22,449 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lakeland resident is $39,238 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLakeland, FloridaUnited States
  4.1%3.7%
  2.9%1.6%
  42.5%33.5%
  7.0%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $24,480$31,177
  $42,033$57,652
  $53,187$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.2%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  5.9%6.2%
  5.9%10.4%
  3.1%2.7%
  16.3%11.6%
  4.5%4.1%
  0.5%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  4.8%4.7%
  2.0%1.9%
  4.6%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  5.4%4.3%
  11.1%9.3%
  13.6%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  8.1%7.4%
  5.3%4.9%
  3.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lakeland    26 Reviews
    Not A Bad Place To Live - 1/27/2019
    I'm from Florida and have lived here on and off for seven years. As far as Polk County goes, I think that Lakeland is definitely the nicest place to live in the county.... Read More

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    Tiresome - 5/14/2018
    Perhas if one is from this area, it is different I don't know. It is so dull and seems comfortable being so. There isn't much of a variety of people here, which I ... Read More

    It is what you make of it - 9/22/2017
    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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    ZIP CODES IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA
    33810 33801 33809 33803 33805 33815

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