Lakewood, Illinois Population 2021

4,063
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Lakewood is a city located in Shelby County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,063, it is the 364th largest city in Illinois and the 5362nd largest city in the United States . Lakewood is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 6.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,811 in 2010. Lakewood reached it's highest population of 4,063 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Lakewood has a population density of 886 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lakewood is $166,785 with a poverty rate of 1.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $388,800. The median age in Lakewood is 40.6 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Lakewood Demographics

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

  • White: 95.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakewood, Illinois is 4,063 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,970.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,811.

Lakewood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62595.90%
Two or More Races611.61%
Asian471.24%
Black or African American391.03%
Some Other Race80.21%
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Lakewood Population by Race

Lakewood Population Pyramid $2021

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Lakewood Median Age

40.6


Total

38.8


Male

41.5


Female

Lakewood Adults

There are 2,757 adults, (452 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood.

Lakewood Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Sex Ratio

Female

1,740

46.03%

Male

2,040

53.97%

Lakewood Population by Age

Lakewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
All96.2%3.8%
Married95.6%4.4%
Female88.3%11.7%

96.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2972.9196.2
Married9583.3395.6
Non Family2561.25100
Female603.3588.3
Male233.17100

3.3

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Lakewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.64%
9th to 12th Grade612.46%
High School Graduate36714.78%
Some College36214.58%
Associates Degree1556.24%
Bachelors Degree83233.51%
Graduate Degree69027.79%
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Lakewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3682,2911,428
Asian474747
Black393939
Hispanic29298
Other Race888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$76,185$99,667$61,991
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$61,715$60,843$64,706
Some College$50,450$82,969$45,862
Bachelors Degree$115,063$128,717$68,750
Graduate Degree$96,296$118,047$75,231

$76,185

Average Earnings

$99,667

Average Male

$61,991

Average Female

Lakewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakewood Language by Age

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Lakewood Language

93.44% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 6.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.19% of the population.

Lakewood Language

Lakewood Poverty by Race

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1.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.62%

Male Poverty Rate

1.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.51%.

Lakewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College1.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.85%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$144,240$166,785
Families$152,282$189,635
Married Families$155,568-
Non Families$60,058$63,439
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Income by Household Type

Lakewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakewood Married by Age and Sex

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Lakewood Marriage

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

Lakewood Marital Status by Race

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Lakewood Marital Status

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185

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War22
Korea12
World War II

Lakewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7454
75+51
18 to 3437
35 to 5422
55 to 6421

Lakewood Veterans by Age

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Lakewood Veterans by Race

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lakewood Employment by Age

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Lakewood Employment by Race

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Lakewood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.76%

Born in Lakewood

94.52%

Native Born

5.48%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

3.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.52% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 63.76% having been born in Illinois. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lakewood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,063310.77%
20204,032310.77%
20194,001310.78%
20183,970651.66%
20173,905411.06%
20163,864741.95%
20153,790310.82%
20143,759-11-0.29%
20133,770-14-0.37%
20123,784-11-0.29%
20113,795-17-0.45%
20103,8120.00%

Lakewood Population by Year