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People

Total Population 3,378
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 911
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 33.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,997
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,594
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,203

Wealth

Median Family Income $0
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 0.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $559
Median House Value $57,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 9.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lakeland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles SE of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Lanier
Standard Zip Codes 31635
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.04
Longitude -83.075

Lakeland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOMERVILLE 5 N
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 62 F
Apr Temp 49 to 79 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Station QUITMAN 2 NW
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 52 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station DOUGLAS
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cecil 391 $43,125
Du Pont 177 $35,625
Hahira 2,843 $59,500
Nashville 4,914 $38,948
Ray City 1,236 $36,354
Valdosta 56,504 $37,702

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lakeland High Schools

LANIER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
325 W. PATTEN STREET
229-482-3868
Serves 396 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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