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Lakeland Highlands, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lakeland Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 11,757 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeland Highlands is located at latitude 27.9574 and longitude -81.9511 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeland Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.78 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 223 feet.

The Lakeland Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403209) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lakeland Highlands Census Designated Place is located within Lakeland CCD of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeland Highlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lakeland Highlands, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,757
Daytime Population: Workers 3,068
Daytime Population: Residents 6,358
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,426
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 11,749
Population in Familes 10,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 2,419
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $82,126
Average Household Income $113,739
Per Capita Income $43,271


Total Housing Units 4,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,861 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 609 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $254,694
Average Home Value $298,278


Total Households 4,469
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,476
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.92%
Households 0.82% 0.86%
Families 0.65% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Lakeland Highlands, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeland Highlands to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 295 68th
Population Density # 327 65th
Diversity Index # 600 35th
Median Household Income # 63 93rd
Per Capita Income # 127 86th

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