Lakeland, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeland, New York - Basic Facts

The Lakeland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,904 as of July 1, 2016. Lakeland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeland is located at latitude 43.0909 and longitude -76.2426 in Onondaga County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Onondaga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Lakeland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390028) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lakeland Census Designated Place is located within Town of Geddes, a minor civil division (MCD) of Onondaga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lakeland, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,904
Population in Households 2,899
Population in Familes 2,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,958
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,187
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 860
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 956 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $126,977
Average Home Value $131,968


Median Household Income $53,927
Average Household Income $63,856
Per Capita Income $26,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.53%
Households 0.86% 0.65%
Families 0.71% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lakeland, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeland to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 496 59th
Population Density1 # 430 64th
Diversity Index2 # 1021 14th
Median Household Income # 692 42nd
Per Capita Income # 783 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.