Lakeland, FL 33805 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33805: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lakeland, FL 33805

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gibsonia, FL 33805

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 442
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,426
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,013
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.086, Longitude -81.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lakeland, FL 33805 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,107
Population in Households 23,581
Population in Familes 18,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 526
Population Density1 806
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 8,743
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 5,696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,681 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,869 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,874 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,938 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $83,053
Average Home Value $111,004


Median Household Income $31,458
Average Household Income $43,563
Per Capita Income $16,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 0.94%
Households 0.72% 0.85%
Families 0.54% 0.73%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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 33805 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33805 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 # 357 63rd
Population Density1 # 529 45th
Diversity Index2 # 112 89th
Median Household Income # 900 7th
Per Capita Income # 877 9th

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