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Lakewood is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 59,610 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Lakewood is the 17th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities, Lakewood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lakewood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lakewood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakewood who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), sales jobs (11.46%) and healthcare (7.12%).
Lakewood is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Lakewood, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Lakewood use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Lakewood‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of Lakewood overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lakewood, 21.32% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lakewood in 2010 was $25,607, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,428 for a family of four. However, Lakewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lakewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lakewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lakewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lakewood include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, French and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lakewood's cultural character, accounting for 15.90% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Lakewood are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lakewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||24,107|
|LAKEWOOD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||44.91%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||55.09%|
|TYPE OF LAKEWOOD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||47.80%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.81%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.78%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||30.91%|
|SIZE OF LAKEWOOD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.68%|
|AGE OF LAKEWOOD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.45%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||40.94%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.61%|
|LAKEWOOD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$274,186|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,141|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $61,000||10.67%|
|$61,001 - $123,000||4.23%|
|$123,001 - $245,000||29.08%|
|$245,001 - $368,000||33.51%|
|$368,001 - $491,000||11.13%|
|$491,001 - $613,000||4.02%|
|$613,001 - $920,000||3.91%|
|$920,001 - $1,227,000||1.52%|
|PEOPLE OF LAKEWOOD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.66%|
|5 TO 17||14.84%|
|18 TO 24||10.70%|
|25 TO 34||15.95%|
|35 TO 54||24.45%|
|55 TO 64||12.98%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.43%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.07%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$44,667|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,607|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||19.61%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.50%)
Public Service (9.85%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.85%)
Real estate (2.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.68%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.83%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||2.52%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.34%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||8.71%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.83%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.15%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.40%)
Pacific Island languages (1.75%)
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