Lakewood, New York Population 2020

2,779
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Lakewood is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 2,779, it is the 248th largest city in New York and the 6472nd largest city in the United States. Lakewood is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -7.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,002 in 2010. Lakewood reached it's highest population of 3,941 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Lakewood has a population density of 1,406 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lakewood is $74,543 with a poverty rate of 9.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $112,600. The median age in Lakewood is 47.4 years, 46 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.6 males.

Lakewood Demographics

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

  • White: 98.08%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakewood, New York is 2,779, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,817.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,002.

Lakewood, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81798.08%
Some Other Race260.91%
Two or More Races140.49%
Asian90.31%
Black or African American60.21%
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Lakewood Population Pyramid 2020

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Lakewood Median Age

47.4


Total

46


Male

48.3


Female

Lakewood Adults

There are 2,292 adults, (762 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood.

Lakewood Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Sex Ratio

Female

1,683

58.60%

Male

1,189

41.40%

Lakewood Households and Families

Lakewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Male70.3%29.7%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female30.9%69.1%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,407262.6
Non Family6831.1747.4
Married5382.8690.1
Female1492.6430.9
Male372.4170.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lakewood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade271.28%
9th to 12th Grade361.70%
High School Graduate53825.44%
Some College40619.20%
Associates Degree32715.46%
Bachelors Degree38418.16%
Graduate Degree39718.77%
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Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9911,928731
Hispanic696924
Other Race262626
Multiple Races1414
Asian99
Black66

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,425$46,964$32,466
Less Than High School$16,193$$
High School Grad$30,595$40,625$24,688
Some College$25,625$22,303$26,895
Bachelors Degree$64,464$85,104$38,304
Graduate Degree$67,708$106,250$55,000

$36,425

Average Earnings

$46,964

Average Male

$32,466

Average Female

Lakewood Language

Lakewood Language by Age

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Lakewood Language

94.10% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 5.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Lakewood Poverty

Lakewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6662358.81%
Hispanic1002424.00%
Multiple1414100.00%
Black66100.00%

9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.80%

Male Poverty Rate

9.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 8.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

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Name Poverty
High School14.91%
Some College8.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed2.81%
Male Employed2.80%

Lakewood Income

Lakewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,607$74,543
Families$73,125$94,171
Married Families$88,125-
Non Families$35,065$53,737
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Lakewood Marital Status

Lakewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lakewood Marital Status by Race

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Lakewood Veterans

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155

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea17
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War8
World War II2
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Age Group Veterans
75+76
65 to 7443
55 to 6429
35 to 547
18 to 34
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Lakewood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Employment Status

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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74.13%

Born in New York

97.46%

Native Born

2.54%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.46% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 74.13% having been born in New York. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,779-19-0.68%
20192,798-19-0.67%
20182,817-21-0.74%
20172,838-19-0.67%
20162,857-32-1.11%
20152,889-34-1.16%
20142,923-21-0.71%
20132,944-15-0.51%
20122,959-4-0.13%
20112,963-20-0.67%
20102,983-275-0.88%
20003,258-306-0.89%
19903,564-377-1.00%
19803,941770.20%
19703,864-69-0.18%
19603,9339202.70%
19503,0130.00%