Lakeland is located about midway between Orlando and Tampa, FL in Polk County.
The city has a population of about 89,108 in a 51.45 square mile area. The demographics for Knoxville are; 73.52% Caucasian; 21.26% African American; 0.28% Native American; 0.06% Asian; 1.76% Mixed.
The city’s median income per household is about $33,119 with a per capita income of about $19,760. Lakeland is currently experiencing record growth according to the Tampa Tribune who states that the population will be somewhere in the number of 115,000 people by 2020. Publix Supermarkets has their headquarters here with the University of South Florida Polytechnic and Florida Southern College call Lakeland Home.
Here is a list of a few of the more notable city neighborhoods and historic districts; Beacon Hill/ Alta Vista Residential District; East Lake Morton Residential District; Biltmore Cumberland Historic District; South Lake Morton Historic District.
Out of 33,509 households, 23.5% had children under the age of 18 with a median age in Lakeland being about 40. The average family size is 2.82 people with 43.5% of the population consisting of married couples.