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Population




2000-2014 Growth Rate
Lakeland: 22.96%
Polk County: 28.01%
Florida: 22.18%

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With a current estimated population of 100,492 - City Limits (2014), Lakeland is the principal city in Polk County. With the unincorporated areas included, greater Lakeland's population is approximately 268,525.


HISTORIC POPULATION GROWTH
1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
Florida 6,791,418 9,746,961 12,938,071 15,982,378 18,901,197
Polk County 228,515 321,652 405,382 483,924 598,465
Lakeland 42,803 47,406 70,576 78,452 94,163

ANNUAL POPULATION DATA
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Florida 16,650,114 16,959,416 17,260,294 17,510,550 18,349,132 18,360,271 18,599,579 18,879,636 18,901,197 18,991,634 19,156,005 19,356,053 19,654,457
Polk County 504,984 513,754 523,502 528,389 564,868 565,049 579,879 569,861 598,465 597,536 616,599 618,135 623,737
Lakeland 87,167 88,741 89,731 90,851 91,623 91,623 93,427 93,508 94,163 97,422 98,100 99,630 100,492


POPULATION PROJECTIONS
2018 2020
Florida 20,322,385 22,600,000
Polk County 647,038 655,300
Lakeland 102,254 115,050

Source: The Nielsen Company. 2014


MIGRATION FLOWS
Into Lakeland Number of Migrants
Orlando, FL 6,747
Tampa, FL 4,183
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 478
New York, NY 571
Miami, FL 525
West Palm Beach, FL 308
North Port, FL 224
Jacksonville, FL 280
Atlanta, GA 295
Cape Coral, FL 225
Total In-Migration 27,468
From Lakeland Number of Migrants
Orlando, FL 6,479
Tampa, FL 3,996
New York, NY 384
Atlanta, GA 321
Miami, FL 483
Fort Lauderdale, FL 452
Jacksonville, FL 370
North Port, FL 349
West Palm Beach, FL 229
Palm Bay, FL 232
Total Out-Migration 26,470
Net Migration 998

Source: Moody's Economy.com, November 2013


Square Miles
Lakeland City Limits:74.40
Polk County: 2,010
Data is based on individual income tax returns, therefore is understated due to a large number of elderly and foreign immigration.




POPULATION STATISTICS BY ZIP CODE
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
2019 PROJECTION 34,407 28,711 24,050 29,737 50,300 22,840 15,783 33,236 15,460 24,867 280,132 654,857 20,782,174
2014 TOTAL 33,630 27,867 23,379 28,894 47,162 21,649 14,426 32,223 14,896 23,635 268,525 623,737 19,654,457
2010 CENSUS 33,354 27,377 23,056 28,484 44,833 20,838 13,291 31,738 14,547 22,803 238,319 602,095 18,801,310
2005 TOTAL 31,726 28,019 19,731 27,557 34,541 16,797 N/A 37,890 14,628 18,238 210,889 513,989 17,260,294
2000 TOTAL 31,535 26,088 19,745 26,167 30,829 16,135 8,751 35,666 12,849 16,802 201,843 483,924 15,982,378
1990 TOTAL 31,804 23,835 19,818 18,321 22,046 11,545 6,207 28,582 12,817 12,952 171,429 405,382 12,937,926
% GROWTH CHANGE 14-19 2.31% 3.03% 2.87% 2.92% 6.65% 5.50% 9.41% 3.14% 3.79% 5.21% 4.32% 4.99% 5.74%
% GROWTH CHANGE 00-10 11.93% 4.22% 4.90% 10.64% 52.97% 25.55% 68.54% 11.86% 8.94% 47.23% 18.05% 24.42% 17.64%
% GROWTH CHANGE 90-00 -0.85% 8.84% -0.51% 41.07% 40.32% 37.80% 42.36% 20.52% 0.25% 29.73% 17.74% 19.37% 23.53%


POPULATION BY AGE 2014
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
33,630 27,867 23,379 28,894 47,162 21,649 14,426 32,223 14,896 23,635 268,525 623,737 19,654,457
0-4 2,227 1,551 1,809 1,472 3,010 1,429 874 1,648 1,115 1,901 17,090 39,311 1,089,869
5-9 2,142 1,560 1,774 1,527 3,017 1,422 945 1,773 1,036 1,893 17,145 39,488 1,104,340
10-14 1,962 1,520 1,671 1,695 3,073 1,417 1,176 2,200 906 1,786 17,465 40,128 1,135,697
15-17 1,207 913 974 1,165 1,847 900 731 1,475 542 1,027 10,813 24,796 734,596
18-20 2,541 1,079 908 1,069 1,659 811 632 1,306 494 922 11,449 24,628 757,896
21-24 2,411 1,400 1,290 1,505 2,156 1,067 790 1,666 675 1,190 14,192 31,564 1,036,737
25-34 4,423 3,673 3,346 3,270 5,435 2,747 1,616 2,986 1,804 3,250 32,641 74,304 2,417,646
35-44 3,610 3,182 2,650 3,236 5,759 2,871 2,058 3,732 1,547 3,056 31,801 73,175 2,397,353
45-54 4,044 3,461 2,711 4,084 5,951 3,129 2,302 5,013 1,614 2,807 35,223 79,142 2,741,414
55-64 3,741 3,377 2,575 3,715 5,724 2,853 1,824 5,020 1,877 2,496 33,301 76,910 2,573,989
65-74 2,881 3,107 1,881 3,072 5,469 1,871 926 3,245 1,847 1,968 26,332 68,812 2,006,724
75-84 1,750 1,923 1,202 2,025 3,078 855 389 1,610 1,061 1,005 14,922 37,382 1,162,194
85> 691 1,121 588 1,059 984 277 163 549 378 1,005 6,151 14,097 496,002
MEDIAN AGE TOTAL POPULATION 34.8 42.0 34.8 43.5 40.9 38.6 37.2 43.2 40.7 34.5 39.2 40.1 41.5


POPULATION BY RACE 2014
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
33,630 27,867 23,379 29,737 47,162 21,649 14,426 32,223 14,896 23,635 268,525 623,737 19,654,457
White 24,098 23,087 10,728 24,466 36,390 18,024 11,384 27,902 9,289 18,041 204,096 461,843 14,567,604
Black 5,752 2,518 10,108 2,325 6,277 1,887 1,249 2,015 3,654 2,166 37,974 94,311 3,177,990
American Indian/
Alaskan Native
160 101 79 112 211 91 54 102 119 89 1,126 2,892 79,926
Asian 390 417 360 499 1,292 322 959 936 106 252 5,553 10,952 512,526
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 40 24 27 15 20 6 6 10 11 10 169 391 14,619
Some other race 1,995 895 1,362 819 1,695 837 378 564 1,288 2,427 12,270 36,782 762,008
Two or more races 1,195 825 715 658 1,277 482 396 694 429 650 7,337 16,566 539,784


NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
2019 Projection 12,810 13,115 8,902 11,613 18,472 8,532 5,224 12,476 6,445 8,350 106,187 244,344 8,010,659
2014 Total 12,628 12,585 8,641 11,294 17,489 8,129 4,836 12,098 6,173 7,987 102,113 233,808 7,631,375
2010 Census 12,632 12,205 8,473 11,190 16,954 7,885 4,609 11,921 5,967 7,815 92,099 227,485 7,420,802
2005 Total 13,343 12,220 7,428 12,277 13,327 6,563 N/A 13,813 5,729 6,565 83,209 199,053 6,845,041
2000 Total 13,161 11,336 7,403 10,115 11,730 6,244 2,860 10,292 5,577 5,918 79,452 187,229 6,337,929
1990 Total 13,205 10,565 7,280 6,936 7,912 4,075 2,088 8,404 5,874 4,563 66,877 155,969 5,134,869


HOUSEHOLD SIZE/GROWTH
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
Growth 2014-2019 1.44% 4.21% 3.02% 2.82% 5.62% 4.96% 8.02% 3.12% 4.41% 4.54% 3.99% 4.51% 5.80%
Growth 2010-2014 -0.07% 3.02% 2.04% 0.88% 3.11% 3.23% 4.52% 1.61% 3.42% 2.44% 2.20% 2.78% 4.41%
Growth 2000-2010 1.60% 7.63% 2.77% 12.08% 52.35% 22.59% 71.15% 11.55% 8.67% 44.59% 15.87% 21.50% 17.09%
Growth 1990-2000 -5.93% 7.30% 1.69% 45.83% 48.26% 50.28% 36.97% 22.47% -5.06% 29.70% 18.80% 20.05% 23.43%


HOUSEHOLD INCOME
33801 33803 33805 33809 33810 33811 33812 33813 33815 33860 AGGR. POLK FLORIDA
2014 Average $41,321 $56,307 $40,152 $54,399 $57,391 $62,629 $70,298 $79,914 $39,386 $53,630 $55,787 $52,269 $61,692
2014 Median $31,320 $39,662 $29,887 $43,487 $48,450 $52,103 $59,362 $63,776 $29,806 $43,721 $43,113 $40,647 $44,318
2010 Average $46,018 $62,032 $43,930 $63,862 $59,986 $65,408 $83,083 $87,954 $41,280 $65,014 $61,335 $58,439 $67,175
2010 Median $36,277 $45,808 $32,589 $52,056 $48,724 $54,280 $68,790 $66,108 $29,710 $52,921 $46,923 $45,279 $48,954
2010 Per Capita $19,723 $27,262 $16,931 $25,558 $23,391 $25,676 $28,565 $33,401 $16,870 $23,324 $24,540 $23,117 $26,787
2005 Average $40,347 $55,561 $39,181 $58,250 $53,465 $58,222 N/A $81,302 $35,652 $55,770 $54,784 $51,512 $59,394
2005 Median $31,971 $40,990 $29,203 $47,806 $43,663 $47,500 N/A $61,955 $27,000 $45,980 $41,606 $39,451 $42,794
2005 Per Capita $17,064 $24,486 $15,185 $23,143 $20,743 $22,785 N/A $29,859 $14,153 $20,120 $21,824 $20,236 $23,862

Source: 2014 The Nielsen Company - Claritas


Journey To Work: Polk County Residents

OVERALL COMMUTERS 1990 Census 2000 Census 2010 Data
# of Polk Residents Working In Locations Outside
of Polk County
18,598 31,704 39,621
# of Workers From Other Locations Working
In Polk County
12,746 17,602 17,712
Net Exporter of Labor 5,852 14,102 21,909

Top Five Counties of Destination In 2010 Data # of Polk Residents Working In Other Counties
Orange 14,775
Hillsborough 11,624
Osceola 4,835
Lake 1,256
Highlands 1,147

Top Five Counties As Sources of Workers in Polk # of Residents of Other Counties Working in Polk
Hillsborough 8,476
Orange 1,409
Hardee 1,168
Highlands 1,024
Pasco 819

Source: Private estimating model - Gordon Kettle, Polk County economist