Lakewood, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lakewood, Washington Info Snack

Population
60,111
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
16.6%
Median Home
$269,200
Median Income
$51,972
Median Rent
$1,034

Lakewood SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
5

Lakewood, WA Crime Report

2,757
Total Crimes
4,525.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
82.74%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lakewood
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,757 4,525.9 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 461 756.8 293.9 366.7
Murder 2 3.3 2.6 5.0
Robbery 101 165.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 309 507.3 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 2,296 3,769.1 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 385 632.0 453.6 340.5
Larceny 1,607 2,638.1 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 304 499.0 320.5 219.9

Lakewood, WA Cost Of Living

110
Lakewood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lakewood Washington National Average
Overall 110 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 111 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Rankings for Lakewood in Washington

Map Of Lakewood, WA

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Population over time in Lakewood

Year Population % Change
2019 60,111 0.8%
2018 59,606 0.9%
2017 59,102 -0.7%
2016 59,489 0.6%
2015 59,122 0.4%
2014 58,890 0.2%
2013 58,762 0.1%
2012 58,688 0.0%
2011 58,688 -0.0%
2010 58,700 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lakewood

White
50.5% (30,330)
African American
12.2% (7,305)
American Indian
1.1% (643)
Asian
8.6% (5,152)
Hawaiian
2.3% (1,389)
Other
0.1% (59)
Two Or More
8.4% (5,053)
Hispanic
16.9% (10,180)
Race Lakewood WA USA
White 50.5% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 12.2% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.6% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 2.3% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.4% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.9% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Lakewood

Female
49.5% (29,756)
Male
50.5% (30,355)
Gender Lakewood WA USA
Female 49.5% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 50.5% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lakewood for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,202)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,808)
High School / GED
29.0% (17,432)
Some College
26.0% (15,628)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (7,213)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (9,016)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,606)
Professional Degree
1.0% (601)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (601)
Education Lakewood WA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lakewood, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.7% (464,599)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (232,907)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (600,745)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (662,011)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (887,868)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (1,229,692)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (687,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.2% (794,267)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (240,444)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (210,783)
Income Lakewood WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.2% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 9.5% 7.7%

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