Lakeland, FL 33803 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33803: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lakeland, FL 33803

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,081
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,217
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,086
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.015, Longitude -81.935
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lakeland, FL 33803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,955
Population in Households 28,828
Population in Familes 21,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 1,888
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 13,004
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 7,454
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,167 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,837 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,564 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $135,310
Average Home Value $203,275


Median Household Income $45,957
Average Household Income $66,873
Per Capita Income $30,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.03%
Households 0.98% 0.97%
Families 0.75% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lakeland, FL 33803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33803 to the other 965 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 267 72nd
Population Density1 # 375 61st
Diversity Index2 # 474 51st
Median Household Income # 489 49th
Per Capita Income # 304 69th

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