Lakewood is a city located in Pierce County Washington. Lakewood has a 2020 population of 62,615. Lakewood is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 8.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,600 in 2010.
The average household income in Lakewood is $69,522 with a poverty rate of 14.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,095 per month, and the median house value is $309,600. The median age in Lakewood is 35.7 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakewoodwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.76%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.75%.
77.27% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 22.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.40% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakewood is Native, with 36.90% 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 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lakewood
84.41% of Lakewood residents were born in the United States, with 39.36% having been born in Washington. 6.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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