Living in Lakewood, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lakewood SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Lakewood, CO Cost Of Living

112
Lakewood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Lakewood, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Lakewood is a Home Rule Municipality which is the most populous municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Lakewood is the fifth most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 172nd most populous city in the United States. The city population was 142,980 at the 2010 United States Census. Lakewood is west of Denver and is part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Population
153,522
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
9.6%
Median Home
$333,400
Median Income
$64,100
Median Rent
$1,249

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Map Of Lakewood, CO

Population over time in Lakewood

Year Population % Change
2017 153,522 1.4%
2016 151,411 1.1%
2015 149,793 1.3%
2014 147,836 1.3%
2013 145,880 0.9%
2012 144,530 0.7%
2011 143,496 0.5%
2010 142,732 0.5%
2009 142,020 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lakewood

White
69.4% (106,545)
African American
1.3% (1,942)
American Indian
0.6% (958)
Asian
3.2% (4,966)
Hawaiian
0.0% (53)
Other
0.3% (451)
Two Or More
2.0% (3,127)
Hispanic
23.1% (35,480)
Race Lakewood CO USA
White 69.4% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 23.1% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Lakewood, Colorado

Less than $10,000
4.6% (710,427)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (499,541)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (1,250,605)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (1,308,990)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (2,085,276)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (3,068,011)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (2,028,292)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.3% (2,508,450)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (1,009,125)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (883,480)
Income Lakewood CO USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.3% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Lakewood

Female
50.6% (77,755)
Male
49.4% (75,767)
Gender Lakewood CO USA
Female 50.6% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lakewood for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (3,070)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (9,211)
High School / GED
23.0% (35,310)
Some College
22.0% (33,774)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (10,746)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (39,915)
Master's Degree
10.0% (15,352)
Professional Degree
2.0% (3,070)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (3,070)
Education Lakewood CO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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