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Lakeland Jobs Overview

6,292
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$39,030
Median Base Salary
104k
Population

Lakeland has the 220th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Lakeland area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Lakeland has the 122nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lakeland is below average at $39,030, and the median cost of a home in Lakeland is $109,700, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Lakeland hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lakeland. 81% of Lakeland workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Lakeland spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

CareerSource Polk

309 North Ingraham Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801
863-508-1100