Lakewood, Colorado Population 2018

Lakewood, Colorado's estimated population is 154,958 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lakewood, Colorado is the 5th largest city in Colorado based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3606.33 people/mi² (1392.40 people/km²), with a household density of 596.54 people/km² (1545.04 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 38.1 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 66,388 households in the city, with an average size of 2.3 people per household. The vacancy rate was 3.6%, with a median rent of $1067/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $273,200.

The median income for households in Lakewood, Colorado is $58,227, while the mean household income is $75,469. The per capita income is $33,069, and 8.2% of families and 11.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 18.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017154,9581,0290.67%
2016153,9291,9731.30%
2015151,9562,5671.72%
2014149,3892,5441.73%
2013146,8451,4951.03%
2012145,3501,2930.90%
2011144,0571,2580.88%
2010142,799-1,327-0.92%
2000144,12617,64513.95%
1990126,48112,67311.14%
1980113,80821,06522.71%
197092,74342,74385.49%
196050,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White133,054
Two or More Races4,659
Asian4,611
Some Other Race3,626
Black or African American2,153
American Indian and Alaska Native1,601
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander89

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lakewood Co Population Pyramid 2018

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Lakewood Co Median Age

38.1


Total

36.4


Male

40.4


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 124,121 adults in Lakewood Co.

Lakewood Co Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Co Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
10,994
Houses With Mortgage
26,323
Vacancy Rate
3.6
Median Rent
1,067
Median Home Value
273,200
Renter-Occupied Units
26,672
Owner-Occupied Units
37,317
Total Housing Units
66,388

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lakewood Co for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.7% and the labor force participation rate is 68.6%.

Lakewood Co Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.3
Average Family Size
2.97
Total Households
63989
Married Couple Households
26523
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3117
Female Householder (no husband) Families
6895
Non Family Households
27454
Total Families
36535
Households With Own Children
14675
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Lakewood Co Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
3,555
$10,000 to $14,999
2,506
$15,000 to $24,999
6,116
$25,000 to $34,999
5,939
$35,000 to $49,999
9,104
$50,000 to $74,999
12,857
$75,000 to $99,999
8,489
$100,000 to $149,999
9,373
$150,000 to $199,999
3,316
Over $200,000
2,734

Lakewood Co Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Lakewood Co

Colorado

$58,227

$62,520

$75,469

$84,384

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Lakewood Co Education Data

Lakewood Co Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8522.70%
9th to 12th Grade
5,7645.45%
High School Graduate
24,58923.26%
Some College
25,02723.68%
Associates Degree
8,5188.06%
Bachelors Degree
25,69324.31%
Graduate Degree
13,25912.54%