Lakeland Real Estate Market Overview

Could Lakeland, FL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Lakeland. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Lakeland such as Winte...r Haven and Plant City. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,132 resale and new homes in Lakeland lined up for you, including 6 open houses, and 497 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$155,000

Median Sales Price

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$95

Price Per Sqft

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$1,250

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Lakeland show a 8% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Lakeland for Nov 16 to Feb 15 was $155,000 based on 632 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Lakeland was $95, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Lakeland for Jan 16 to Feb 16 was $1,250.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Lakeland can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,524

Counts of Theft

633

Counts of Assault

606

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Lakeland

There are 55 schools in Lakeland.

Elementary Schools
10

Lincoln Avenue Academy

Public, K - 5

9

South Mckeel Academy

Public, PK - 7

9

Mckeel Elementary Academy

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

Lawton Chiles Middle Academy

Public, 6 - 8

9

South Mckeel Academy

Public, PK - 7

9

Mckeel Academy Of Technology

Public, 7 - 12

High Schools
9

Mckeel Academy Of Technology

Public, 7 - 12

6

Lakeland Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12

5

George W. Jenkins Senior High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Lakeland by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
33%
Single residents
Home owners
70%
Home owners
Median age
40
Median age
Household income
$43,712
Median household income
College educated
25%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Lakeland commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
98% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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