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Lakeland, New York - Basic Facts

The Lakeland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,800 as of July 1, 2019. 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 43.0903 and longitude -76.2405 in Onondaga County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeland Census Designated Place 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.


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Lakeland, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lakeland, NY Housing Affordability Index is 172
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lakeland, NY Wealth Index is 76
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,800 (100%)
Population in Households 2,795 (99.8%)
Population in Families 2,360 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 1,889
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,627
Average Household Income $74,307
Per Capita Income $30,256
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $135,638
Housing Affordability Index3 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,136
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 820
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.11% -0.07%
Families -0.04% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Lakeland, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeland to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 506 58th
Population Density # 438 63rd
Diversity Index # 1005 16th
Median Household Income # 608 49th
Per Capita Income # 680 43rd

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