Lakewood, Washington Population 2019

Lakewood, Washington's estimated population is 60,538 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lakewood, Washington is the 20th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3540.06 people/mi² (1366.82 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 34.2 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.4 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Lakewood, Washington is $47,636, while the mean household income is $63,638.

Lakewood Wa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakewood Wa was:

  • White: 57.97%
  • Black or African American: 12.13%
  • Two or more races: 10.34%
  • Asian: 8.92%
  • Other race: 5.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.05%
  • Native American: 2.10%

How Many People Live in Lakewood, Washington?

60,538
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201860,5382280.38%
201760,3105690.95%
201659,7418581.46%
201558,8833010.51%
201458,5824400.76%
201358,142340.06%
201258,1081700.29%
201157,9383400.59%
201057,598-613-0.11%
200058,2112,3110.41%
199055,9004,5000.84%
198051,4003,2000.64%
197048,20028,2009.19%
196020,0000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,260
Black or African American7,169
Two or More Races6,110
Asian5,271
Some Other Race3,245
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,805
American Indian and Alaska Native1,242

Lakewood Wa Population Pyramid 2019

Lakewood Wa Median Age

36


Total

34.2


Male

37.7


Female

Lakewood Wa Adults

There are 46,279 adults, (8,879 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood Wa.

Lakewood Wa Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Wa Sex Ratio

Female

29,570

50.03%

Male

29,532

49.97%

Lakewood Wa Households and Families

Lakewood Wa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lakewood Wa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.8%38.2%
All45%55%
Non Family34.5%65.5%
Male31.4%68.6%
Female30.1%69.9%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,1292.445
Non Family9,9311.2334.5
Married9,9003.2261.8
Female3,2833.1730.1
Male1,0153.3631.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lakewood Wa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6023.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,7816.90%
High School Graduate11,35828.19%
Some College11,05827.45%
Associates Degree4,69511.65%
Bachelors Degree5,70614.16%
Graduate Degree3,0857.66%

Lakewood Wa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,85021,3035,515
Black4,9574,465844
Asian4,4613,7821,512
Hispanic4,2522,975372
Multiple Races2,4272,167460
Other Race1,6451,05975
Islander1,2201,18044
Native American664494128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,212$38,015$28,614
Less Than High School$23,380$27,055$18,125
High School Grad$26,099$27,519$23,609
Some College$33,820$39,481$26,935
Bachelors Degree$47,098$56,968$40,451
Graduate Degree$71,086$77,028$61,705

$33,212

Average Earnings

$38,015

Average Male

$28,614

Average Female

Lakewood Wa Language

Lakewood Wa Language by Age

Lakewood Wa Language

77.84% of Lakewood Wa residents speak only English, while 22.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.91% of the population.

Lakewood Wa Poverty

Lakewood Wa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,4614,18914.22%
Hispanic9,4314,09543.42%
Other3,1991,70253.20%
Black7,0171,44820.64%
Multiple6,0691,15218.98%
Asian5,26759511.30%
Native1,21447739.29%
Islander1,8051186.54%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.57%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood Wa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood Wa is Other, with 53.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakewood Wa is Islander, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.79%
High School17.08%
Some College12.46%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.15%
Female Unemployed44.40%
Female Employed9.05%
Male Employed7.52%

Lakewood Wa Income

Lakewood Wa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,636$63,638
Families$58,266$76,982
Married Families$72,429-
Non Families$29,380$40,904

Lakewood Wa Marital Status

Lakewood Wa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakewood Wa Married by Age and Sex

Lakewood Wa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lakewood Wa Marital Status by Race

Lakewood Wa Veterans

8,678

Number of Veterans

7,260

Male Veterans

1,418

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,359
Second Gulf War2,694
First Gulf War2,501
Korea621
World War II149
Age Group Veterans
55 to 642,215
35 to 542,073
18 to 341,569
65 to 741,542
75+1,279

Lakewood Wa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,74721.68%
Black1,62129.41%
2 or More46113.97%
Hispanic4398.49%
Asian4229.14%
Hawaiian25216.06%
Other1146.22%
Indian617.27%

Lakewood Wa Veterans by Education

6.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Wa Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lakewood Wa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.12%

Born in Washington

84.54%

Native Born

15.46%

Foreign Born

6.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.54% of Lakewood Wa residents were born in the United States, with 40.12% having been born in Washington. 6.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.