Category: Lakeland, FL

  • Lakeland, FL – January 2024 Jobs Report – Steady Growth Despite National Dip

    The Lakeland-Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) added 1,600 jobs in December 2023 compared to the same month last year, reflecting a modest 0.6% growth rate. This surpasses the state’s overall growth of 0.5%. Although January 2024 data is currently unavailable, December’s figures provide valuable insights into Lakeland’s recent job market trends. Highlights: Industry and…

  • Lakeland, FL – December 2023 Jobs Report – Growth amidst Seasonal Fluctuations

    Lakeland’s December 2023 jobs report paints a picture of moderate growth with seasonal influences. While the unemployment rate rose slightly compared to the previous year, job creation continued across various sectors. Highlights: Industries and Occupations that Grew: Industries and Occupations that Shrank: Comparison to Same Month Last Year: Comparison to Previous Month: Future Outlook: The…