The City of Lakeland is home to some 100,000 people, conveniently located off I-4 between Tampa and Orlando. The city provides an array of activities to its residents from the Downtown District, Polk Museum of Art, Sun-n-Fun International Fly-In & Expo, and the largest on-site collection of Frank Lloyd Architecture at Florida Southern College. A tourist destination, logistics, and a retiree haven remain economic drivers to the community as its growth continues. Rapid growth in trade and transportation also remain important factors as the economy continues to mature.
Lakeland Airport Growth Fuels Positive Economic Impact
Living and Playing in Polk: Lakeland and Mulberry
Residential Construction Booms as Polk Grows
U.S. DOT Grant Will Allow Lakeland Linder to Upgrade Taxiways
Aviation Industry Continues Flying High in Polk County
2020 Census Shows Population Growth in Polk County
Polk County Hits Record Highs in Labor Force