Lakeland, FL 33812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lakeland, FL 33812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 78
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,872
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 884
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.962, Longitude -82.009
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lakeland, FL 33812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,187
Population in Households 13,167
Population in Familes 11,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,840
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 4,429
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 3,531
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,343 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,086 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 508 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $185,687
Average Home Value $229,427


Median Household Income $64,293
Average Household Income $81,722
Per Capita Income $27,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.16%
Households 0.76% 1.07%
Families 0.74% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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 33812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33812 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 # 605 37th
Population Density1 # 380 61st
Diversity Index2 # 414 57th
Median Household Income # 146 85th
Per Capita Income # 381 61st

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