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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 685
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,288
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,187
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,101

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

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Lakeland, FL 33809 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,182
Population in Households 29,882
Population in Familes 24,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 300
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $51,538
Average Household Income $65,936
Per Capita Income $26,093


Total Housing Units 13,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,179 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,586 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,485 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $170,573
Average Home Value $190,745


Total Households 11,765
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 8,179
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.66% 1.0%
Households 0.59% 0.96%
Families 0.46% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Lakeland, FL 33809 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33809 to the other 970 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 260 73rd
Population Density # 649 33rd
Diversity Index # 534 45th
Median Household Income # 441 55th
Per Capita Income # 531 45th

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