Living in Lakewood, NJ

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Lakewood SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
2
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Lakewood, NJ Cost Of Living

136
Lakewood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average

Lakewood, New Jersey Info Snack

Lakewood Township is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.
Population
55,532
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
34.1%
Median Home
$433,900
Median Income
$47,755
Median Rent
$1,476

Rankings for Lakewood in New Jersey

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Map Of Lakewood, NJ

Population over time in Lakewood

Year Population % Change
2017 55,532 0.7%
2016 55,135 0.8%
2015 54,679 2.0%
2014 53,591 3.2%
2013 51,944 2.4%
2012 50,729 -0.8%
2011 51,143 3.0%
2010 49,646 -0.3%
2009 49,805 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lakewood

White
83.7% (46,500)
African American
1.9% (1,061)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (358)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (13)
Two Or More
0.3% (145)
Hispanic
13.4% (7,455)
Race Lakewood NJ USA
White 83.7% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.4% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Lakewood, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
6.4% (354,561)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (300,548)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (701,636)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.7% (817,150)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (692,010)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (978,655)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (517,136)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (532,645)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (305,896)
$200,000 or more
6.4% (352,957)
Income Lakewood NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.7% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.4% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Lakewood

Female
50.1% (27,810)
Male
49.9% (27,721)
Gender Lakewood NJ USA
Female 50.1% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lakewood for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (4,442)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (4,997)
High School / GED
27.0% (14,993)
Some College
22.0% (12,217)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (1,665)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (9,995)
Master's Degree
10.0% (5,553)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,110)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (555)
Education Lakewood NJ USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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