Lakewood, South Carolina Population 2021

2,749
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Lakewood is a city located in South Carolina. Lakewood has a 2020 population of 2,749. Lakewood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -9.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,032 in 2010. Lakewood reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Lakewood is $53,361 with a poverty rate of 17.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Lakewood is 46.3 years, 44.2 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Lakewood Demographics

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

  • White: 52.67%
  • Black or African American: 47.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lakewood, South Carolina is 2,749 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,749.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,032.

Lakewood, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,44852.67%
Black or African American1,30147.33%
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Lakewood Population by Race

Lakewood Population Pyramid $2021

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Lakewood Median Age

46.3


Total

44.2


Male

48.7


Female

Lakewood Adults

There are 2,309 adults, (510 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood.

Lakewood Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakewood Sex Ratio

Female

1,474

53.62%

Male

1,275

46.38%

Lakewood Population by Age

Lakewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lakewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female52.8%47.2%
All66.3%33.8%
Male70%30%
Married86.1%13.9%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lakewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2802.1566.3
Married5532.7386.1
Non Family4561.1346.1
Female1612.7952.8
Male1102.5470

2.61

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Lakewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade421.94%
9th to 12th Grade2169.98%
High School Graduate94043.42%
Some College45621.06%
Associates Degree28513.16%
Bachelors Degree1185.45%
Graduate Degree1084.99%
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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
White1,2151,02788
Black926856138
Hispanic2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.90%.

Lakewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,964$32,015$27,188
Less Than 9th Grade$43,971$$
High School Graduate$22,392$26,000$20,797
Some College$41,100$41,659$40,616
Bachelors Degree$60,083$$41,250
Graduate Degree$53,000$$52,667

$31,964

Average Earnings

$32,015

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Lakewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakewood Language by Age

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Lakewood Language

96.33% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 3.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Lakewood Language

Lakewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,30137028.44%
White1,424996.95%

17.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is Black, with 28.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is White, with 6.95% 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 18.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.62%.

Lakewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College19.30%
Bachelors or Greater16.81%
Less Than 9th Grade11.63%
High School10.11%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed3.87%
Male Employed0.00%

Lakewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,725$53,361
Families$43,000$60,353
Married Families$63,542-
Non Families$41,194$40,547
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Income by Household Type

Lakewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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 35-44.

Lakewood Marital Status by Race

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Lakewood Marital Status

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192

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War50
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Lakewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7458
75+52
35 to 5450
55 to 6432
18 to 34

Lakewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1108.63%
Black827.92%

Lakewood Veterans by Race

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakewood Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6%

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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78.57%

Born in Lakewood

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 78.57% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lakewood Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,7490.00%
20202,7490.00%
20192,7491053.97%
20182,644-374-12.39%
20173,0181976.98%
20162,8211515.66%
20152,670-272-9.25%
20142,942100.34%
20132,932-209-6.65%
20123,14161024.10%
20112,531-501-16.52%
20103,0320.00%

Lakewood Population by Year