Lakeland, Florida






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A Taste of Lakeland, Florida

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LAKELAND?

  1. Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States, is located between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau estimate, the city had a population of 97,422.

  2. The dominant feature in Lakeland is the city's many lakes. There are 38 named lakes in Lakeland with a number of other bodies of water unnamed, mostly phosphate mine pits that eventually filled with water. The largest of these is Lake Parker which is 2,550 acres in size. Much of the culture of Lakeland revolves around its many lakes, and many people use the lakes as reference points in much the same way that people in other towns use streets as reference points, such as "I live near Lake Beulah." In addition to Lake Parker, some of the more prominent lakes in the Lakeland area are Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Morton, Lake Mirror, and Lake Gibson.

  3. Lakeland's largest employer is Publix Supermarkets. Publix is one of the largest regional grocery chains in the United States with over 1,000 stores. Publix employs over 6,500 people in the Lakeland area including headquarter and warehouse employees.

Radio Stations
WBVM 90.5 FM Tampa, FL Christian Contemporary
WFLZ 93.3 FM Tampa, FL Top-40
W229BM (WBTP) 93.7 FM Riverview, FL Hip Hop
WLLD 94.1 FM Lakeland, FL Hip Hop
WBTP 95.7 FM Clearwater, FL Hip Hop
WDBO 96.5 FM Orlando, FL News/Talk
WPOI 101.5 FM Saint Petersburg, FL Top-40
WHPT 102.5 FM Sarasota, FL Talk
W275AX (WWBF) (CP) 102.9 FM Bartow, FL Oldies
WRBQ 104.7 FM Tampa, FL Classic Hits
WDUV 105.5 FM New Port Richey, FL Easy Listening
WXXL 106.7 FM Tavares, FL Top-40
WXGL 107.3 FM Saint Petersburg, FL Classic Hits

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Demographics of Lakeland, Florida

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

63.1%

20.9%

0.3%

1.8%

12.6%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Lakeland, Florida

     
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Businesses in Lakeland, Florida


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Braids By Sheka -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1015 N. Combee Rd #1C, Lakeland, FL 33801 (863) 666-0011 - (visit website)

  2. Claudine's Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1320 N Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 399-3766  - (visit website)

  3. The Creative House -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1520 ML KIng Jr Ave. Suite B, Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 581-0065

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, -   4343 Lakeland Park Dr, Lakeland, FL 33809 (863) 853-5405   - (visit website)

  2. Earhart Runway Grill -  Category: Soul Food/ American/ Irish Restaurants -   3900 Don Emerson Dr, Ste 201, Lakeland, FL 33811 (863) 937-8900   - (visit website)

  3. Tanika's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   304 Bassedena Cir S, Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 686-4540

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CHURCHES



  1. Mt Pleasant Ame -  1308 N Virginia Ave, Lakeland, FL 33805 (863) 688-0144

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