City of Lakewood

liv score
626
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 63
Demographics 64
Economy 56
Education 66
Health 70
Housing 64
Infrastructure 54

#26. Lakewood, CO

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. 

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