Best Places to Live

Lakewood, CO

Population: 147,836
LIV
SCORE
626
City of Lakewood

When they’re not admiring amazing views of the Rocky Mountains, residents of Lakewood enjoy a growing assortment of shops and restaurants, which is a result of the city’s strong economy. Among the largest employers in Lakewood is the Denver Federal Center, which has more than 7,000 workers. Lakewood schools perform well, and the city hosts Colorado Christian University. Outdoor attractions like the 2,600-acre Bear Creek Lake Park are easily accessible. See where Lakewood ranked on the 2014 Top 100 Best Places to Live

Lakewood, CO Ranking Data

Civic
63
Demographics
64
Economy
56
Education
66
Health
70
Housing
64
Infrastructure
54