Best Places to Live

Lakewood, CO

Population: 157
LIV
SCORE
625
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Just west of Denver is Lakewood, a young city that incorporated in 1969 and whose top employer is the Denver Federal Center. Lakewood residents can attend Colorado Christian University and receive high-ranking medical care at St. Anthony Hospital, and the city has appeared on the Best Cities to Live list four times. Companies like 1stBank, Einstein Bros. Bagels and The Integer Group are all headquartered in Lakewood.

Here are more reasons why Lakewood is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Lakewood, CO Ranking Data

Civic
60
Demographics
54
Economy
57
Education
65
Health
5166
Housing
48
Infrastructure
54