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As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 78,452 people, 33,509 households, and 20,373 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,711.3 per square mile (660.8/km2). There were 38,980 housing units at an average density of 850.3 per square mile (328.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.52% White, 21.26% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.34% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.76% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.41% of the population.

There were 33,509 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were individuals and non-traditional families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $16,119, and the median income for a family was $17,468. Males had a median income of $14,137 versus $9,771 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,760. About 40.7% of families and 35.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 97.2% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.

In 2010 Lakeland had a population of 97,422. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 63.1% non-Hispanic white, 20.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.7% Asian Indian, 1.1% other Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% non-Hispanic of some other race, 2.7% two or more races and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.[20]

The Tampa Tribune projects a population of 115,000 by 2020 due to massive immigration.{{citation needed|date=November 2011)

Religion In 1913, the Wolfson family arrived from Lithuania and became the first Jewish settlers to the a...

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