Lakeland, FL 33809 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33809: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lakeland, FL 33809

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 657
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,966
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,149
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.122, Longitude -81.984
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 33809 has segments in 2 Counties (Pasco, Polk).

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Lakeland, FL 33809 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,641
Population in Households 29,319
Population in Familes 23,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 322
Population Density1 338
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 11,559
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 8,017
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,819 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,740 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,460 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $143,869
Average Home Value $168,417


Median Household Income $49,103
Average Household Income $62,087
Per Capita Income $24,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.74%
Households 0.48% 0.67%
Families 0.35% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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 33809 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33809 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 # 250 74th
Population Density1 # 646 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 533 45th
Median Household Income # 417 57th
Per Capita Income # 509 47th

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