Lakeland, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Lakeland, New York - Basic Facts

The Lakeland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,799 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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


Total Population 2,799
Population in Households 2,794
Population in Familes 2,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,887
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $56,961
Average Household Income $68,417
Per Capita Income $27,747


Total Housing Units 1,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 929 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $136,029
Average Home Value $145,623


Total Households 1,131
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 817
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 0.06% 0.09%
Households 0.06% 0.05%
Families -0.09% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 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 # 507 58th
Population Density # 434 64th
Diversity Index # 1000 16th
Median Household Income # 699 42nd
Per Capita Income # 813 32nd

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