Southwest Real Estate Market Overview

Could Southwest, 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 Southwest. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Sou...thwest such as Edgewood and Camphor. When you’re ready, Trulia has 9 resale and new homes in Southwest lined up for you, including open houses, and 4 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Southwest show a 10% 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 Southwest for Mar 22 to Jun 21 was $148,000 based on 3 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Southwest was $122, an increase of 23% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Southwest for May 22 to Jun 22 was $1,250.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Southwest has low crime relative to the rest of Polk County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Southwest 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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Counts of Theft

Best Schools in Southwest

There are 5 schools in Southwest.

Elementary Schools

Dixieland Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Southwest Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Southwest Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools

Lakeland Senior High School

Public, 9-12


Kathleen Senior High School

Public, 9-12


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

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Home owners
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Median age
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Median household income
College educated
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Most people in Southwest 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
93% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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