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
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 28.015, Longitude -81.935
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,073
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 13,478
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,096
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,382

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lakeland, FL 33803 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,309
Daytime Population: Workers 15,364
Daytime Population: Residents 16,506
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,870
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 29,182
Population in Familes 21,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 1,620
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $48,269
Average Household Income $71,185
Per Capita Income $32,145


Total Housing Units 15,599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,285 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,880 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,434 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $144,904
Average Home Value $206,407


Total Households 13,165
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 7,561
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 1.07% 1.05%
Households 1.03% 1.02%
Families 0.84% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Lakeland, FL 33803 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33803 to the other 967 ZIP Codes 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 # 273 72nd
Population Density # 411 58th
Diversity Index # 466 52nd
Median Household Income # 487 50th
Per Capita Income # 289 70th

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