Lakewood, Ohio Population 2022

48,676
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Lakewood is a city located in Cuyahoga County Ohio. Lakewood has a 2020 population of 48,676. Lakewood is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -6.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,026 in 2010.

The average household income in Lakewood is $73,441 with a poverty rate of 12.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $813 per month, and the median house value is $171,600. The median age in Lakewood is 34.7 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Lakewood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakewoodwas:

  • White: 85.86%
  • Black or African American: 6.36%
  • Two or more races: 4.58%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lakewood, Ohio is 48,676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,676.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 52,026.

Lakewood, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,93085.86%
Black or African American3,1786.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.21%
Asian1,1692.34%
Some Other Race3310.66%
Two or More Races2,2894.58%
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Lakewood Population by Race

Lakewood Population Pyramid 2022

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Lakewood Median Age

34


Total

33.6


Male

34.4


Female

Lakewood Adults

There are 41,630 adults, (6,684 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood.

Lakewood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Sex Ratio

Female

25,658

51.31%

Male

24,344

48.69%

Lakewood Population by Age

Lakewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.9%23.1%
All42.6%57.4%
Female39.6%60.4%
Male35.7%64.3%
Non Family26.3%73.7%

42.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4211.9542.6
Married7,5423.0376.9
Male9112.6735.7
Female1,8552.9339.6
Non Family15,1131.2526.3

2.9

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Lakewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7111.91%
9th to 12th Grade1,2403.32%
High School Graduate7,10319.04%
Some College7,77620.85%
Associates Degree2,6357.06%
Bachelors Degree11,33530.39%
Graduate Degree6,49917.42%
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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
Asian911819623
White31,79930,25515,934
2+ Races964850429
Hispanic1,3631,174464
Other Race17413556
Black2,3922,331418
Native American72614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.39%.

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,042$48,576$40,700
Less Than 9th Grade$21,007$23,688$16,875
High School Graduate$32,117$34,276$30,265
Some College$36,462$38,540$34,939
Bachelors Degree$53,088$60,495$46,029
Graduate Degree$62,530$68,992$59,286

$44,042

Average Earnings

$48,576

Average Male

$40,700

Average Female

Lakewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakewood Language by Age

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Lakewood Language

89.22% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 10.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Lakewood Language

Lakewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,12890328.87%
Multiple2,22359526.77%
Hispanic2,21146821.17%
Native1051413.33%
Asian1,16913711.72%
White41,2794,46710.82%
Other110NaN%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.33%

Male Poverty Rate

13.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is Black, with 28.87% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.

Lakewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.31%
High School17.96%
Some College11.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.46%
Male Unemployed28.73%
Female Employed6.59%
Female Unemployed41.36%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,487$74,850
Families$81,955$101,271
Married Families$100,691$119,418
Non Families$42,400$55,503
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Income by Household Type

Lakewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lakewood Marital Status by Race

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Lakewood Marital Status

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2,406

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War518
First Gulf War343
Vietnam886
Korea85
World War II85

Lakewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34246
35 to 54507
55 to 64549
65 to 74755
75+349

Lakewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0435.62%
Black33712.38%
Asian60.58%
Other Race94.37%
2+ Races110.91%
Hispanic1287.54%

Lakewood Veterans by Race

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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12.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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74.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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72.37%

Born in Lakewood

92.01%

Native Born

7.99%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

4.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.01% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 72.37% having been born in Ohio. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lakewood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,3550.00%
191015,18111,82616.29%
192041,73226,55110.64%
193070,50928,7775.38%
194069,160-1,349-0.19%
195068,071-1,089-0.16%
196066,154-1,917-0.29%
197070,1734,0190.59%
198061,963-8,210-1.24%
199059,718-2,245-0.37%
200056,646-3,072-0.53%
201052,026-4,620-0.85%
201151,662-364-0.70%
201251,400-262-0.51%
201351,257-143-0.28%
201451,088-169-0.33%
201550,811-277-0.54%
201650,528-283-0.56%
201750,211-317-0.63%
201850,012-199-0.40%
201949,678-334-0.67%
202049,344-334-0.67%
202149,010-334-0.68%
202248,676-334-0.68%

Lakewood Population by Year