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Lakewood, CO: What you need to know

A relatively young city, incorporated in 1969, Lakewood has grown rapidly thanks to its prime location near the Rocky Mountain, excellent schools and high yield of cultural offerings and other diverse things to do. The city’s top employer is the Denver Federal Center, but it’s also home to headquarters for Einstein Bros. Bagels, 1stBank and The Integer Group. A collection of lakes provides plenty of opportunities to swim, fish and boat. 



Lakewood, CO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 147,836
Median Age 38
Median Household Income $56,954
Median Home Price $254,700
Walkscore 39

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Things To Do in Lakewood, CO

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Lakewood, CO Demographics

Median Population in Lakewood, CO

Median Age 38.1%
Age 18 Over 79.8%
Age 21 Over 76.5%
Age 62 Over 18.6%
Age 65 Over 15.2%

Race in Lakewood, CO

  Ethnicity White 89%
  Ethnicity Black 1.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.9%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 22.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.1%
  Ethnicity Other 2.2%

Population By Gender in Lakewood, CO

  Male 49.8%
  Female 50.2%

Language in Lakewood, CO

  English Only 85.5%
  English Other 14.5%

Economics in Lakewood, CO

  Median Household Income $56,954
  Median Home Price $254,700
  Homes Owned 41.9%
  Homes Rent 58.1%
  Median Property Rent $1,000

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Commute Types in Lakewood, CO

  Walked 1.5%
  Worked at Home 5.2%
  Public Transportation 4.6%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 78.5%
  Carpooled 8.3%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 109
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