The city of Lakeland, Tennessee is located in the Memphis metropolitan area.
Lakeland is very quiet, as the streets are generally very calm. Reaching green spaces is very difficult from most locations within city since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Lakeland is an important part of its character. This part of the Memphis metropolitan area has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the properties in Lakeland and 20% are rented. The median year of construction for properties in this city is 1998.
There are only a very small number of primary schools in this city and therefore they can be a very long walk away. In addition, this part of the Memphis metropolitan area does not have any high schools. Regarding food, property owners in Lakeland almost always have to turn to a car to purchase groceries.
The favored transportation option in Lakeland is very often a car. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Paul W Barret Parkway, from anywhere in this part of the Memphis metropolitan area, and finding a parking spot is easy. However, traveling on foot is not very feasible for home buyers in Lakeland as almost no daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.