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Population (year 2000): 79,345. Estimated population in July 2005: 80,467 (+1.4% change)
Males: 38,421 (48.4%), Females: 40,924 (51.6%)

Los Angeles County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $58,214 (year 2000)
Median house value: $202,800 (year 2000)

Lakewood, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lakewood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.4%)
  • Hispanic (22.8%)
  • Other race (10.1%)
  • Black (7.3%)
  • Filipino (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.2%)
  • Korean (2.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Japanese (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (12.9%), Irish (10.7%), English (8.9%), Italian (4.4%), United States (3.9%), French (3.0%).

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Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 9.4 square miles

Lakewood,

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

19.1% Foreign born (9.8% Asia, 6.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,676 (+7.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Beach, CA Long (4.0 miles pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (24.1 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA (2.9 miles Bellflower, CA (3.0 miles Artesia, Gardens, CA (3.4 miles Hawaiian CA (3.9 miles Cerritos, Beach, CA Long (4.0 miles Hill, CA (4.7 miles Signal CA (4.8 miles Norwalk, CA (4.9 miles Paramount,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 47 buildings, average cost: $294,200
  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $294,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $290,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $249,300

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 118.12 W

Area codes: 310, 562


Lakewood, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Manufacturing (16.3%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -19,197 (-24.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,691 (10.1%)


 

Crime in Lakewood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 4 2 1 4 2
    per 100,000 5.0 5.0 2.5 1.3 5.0 2.5
Rapes 23 11 12 14 17 10
    per 100,000 29.0 13.9 15.1 17.6 21.4 12.6
Robberies 135 148 156 132 146 186
    per 100,000 170.1 186.5 196.6 166.4 184.0 234.4
Assaults 191 203 187 191 173 182
    per 100,000 240.7 255.8 235.7 240.7 218.0 229.4
Burglaries 386 392 354 419 398 499
    per 100,000 486.5 494.0 446.2 528.1 501.6 628.9
Thefts 1,255 1,546 1,703 1,836 1,892 2,034
    per 100,000 1581.7 1948.5 2146.3 2313.9 2384.5 2563.5
Auto thefts 561 497 538 519 530 498
    per 100,000 707.0 626.4 678.1 654.1 668.0 627.6
269.7 280.3 286.0 288.2 296.4 320.5


Average climate in Lakewood, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lakewood,

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Lakewood city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/9/1982, a category 2 tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Greg LeMond - (born 1961), cyclist, Bobby Crosby - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Jan 12, 1980), Donnie Murphy - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Mar 10, 1983), Kyle Korver - NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers, born: Mar 17, 1981), Darby Golden - College football player (Utah State Aggies), Edwin Draughan - College basketball player (Yale Bulldogs), Ellis Powers - College football player (Boise State Broncos), Kristen Mann - WNBA player (Minnesota Lynx, born: Aug 10, 1983), Matt McCraw - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons).


Hospital/medical center in Lakewood:
  • LAKEWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (3700 E SOUTH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lakewood:
  • BELLFLOWER MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; BELLFLOWER, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; BELLFLOWER, CA)
  • COLLEGE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CERRITOS, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Lakewood, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lakewood:
  • LONG BEACH /DAUGHERTY FIELD/ (about 3 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; ID: LGB)
  • LOS ALAMITOS AAF (about 7 miles; LOS ALAMITOS, CA; ID: SLI)
  • LOS ANGELES INTL (about 21 miles; LOS ANGELES, CA; ID: LAX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lakewood:
  • COMPTON/WOODLEY (about 9 miles; COMPTON, CA; ID: CPM)
  • FULLERTON MUNI (about 11 miles; FULLERTON, CA; ID: FUL)
  • ZAMPERINI FIELD (about 16 miles; TORRANCE, CA; ID: TOA)

Amtrak stations near Lakewood:
  • 7 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station. Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 48 $232,873 $58,218 123 $91,155
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $9,308 $55,848 0 $0
Water Supply 17 $94,263 $66,538 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $110,284 $57,539 22 $21,401
Financial Administration 17 $90,880 $64,150 1 $897
Other Government Administration 40 $233,225 $69,967 14 $11,367
Police - Other 4 $20,553 $61,659 30 $24,664
Streets and Highways 23 $125,518 $65,487 7 $12,157
Totals for Government 174 $916,904 $63,234 197 $161,640


College/University in Lakewood:
  • BELLFLOWER ADULT SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 6024 N CLARK AVE; Public; Website: AdultSchool@busd.k12.ca.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakewood:
  • LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; Full-time enrollment: 11,108)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LONG BEACH (about 5 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 25,195)
  • CERRITOS COLLEGE (about 5 miles; NORWALK, CA; FT enrollment: 11,666)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-LONG BEACH (about 6 miles; LONG BEACH, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • CYPRESS COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CYPRESS, CA; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; COMPTON, CA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • BIOLA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; LA MIRADA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,479)
Public high schools in Lakewood:
  • LAKEWOOD HIGH (Students: 4,306; Location: 4400 BRIERCREST AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MAYFAIR HIGH (Students: 3,502; Location: 6000 N. WOODRUFF AVE.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • ARTESIA HIGH (Students: 1,802; Location: 12108 E. DEL AMO BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARAMOUNT HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY (Students: 380; Location: 3717 MICHELSON ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lakewood:
  • HOOVER MIDDLE (Students: 1,175; Location: 3501 COUNTRY CLUB DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONROE ELEMENTARY (Students: 970; Location: 4400 LADOGA AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LINDSTROM (ESTHER) ELEMENTARY (Students: 905; Location: 5900 N. CANEHILL ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BELLFLOWER USD INTENSIVE LEARNING CTR (ELEM) (Students: 852; Location: 4718 E. MICHELSON ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RILEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 837; Location: 3319 SANDWOOD ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WILLIAMS (CRAIG) ELEMENTARY (Students: 832; Location: 6144 N. CLARK AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MACARTHUR ELEMENTARY (Students: 761; Location: 6011 CENTRALIA ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLEVELAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 717; Location: 4760 HACKETT AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MELBOURNE (ELLA P.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 709; Location: 21314 CLARETTA AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PALMS ELEMENTARY (Students: 704; Location: 12445 E. 207TH ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Lakewood:
  • ST PANCRATIUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 3601 ST PANCRATIUS PL; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST TIMOTHY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 4645 WOODRUFF AVE; Grades: KG - 4)
  • PARK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 12350 E. DEL AMO #2800; Grades: PK - 3)

Notable locations in Lakewood: Lakewood Golf Course (A), Lakewood City Hall (B), Angelo M Iacoboni Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (C), George Nye Junior Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (D).

Shopping Centers: Lakewood Square Shopping Center (1), Lakewood Marketplace Shopping Center (2), Lakewood Center Mall Shopping Center (3), Carwood Shopping Center (4), Sycamore Plaza Shopping Center (5), Color Corner Shopping Center (6).

Lake: Bouton Lake (A).

Parks in Lakewood include: Monteverde Park (1), Lakewood Equestrian Center (2), Jose San Martin Park (3), Jose del Valle Park (4), Simon Bolivar Park (5), Palm Park (6), Rynerson Park (7), Cherry Cove Park (8), Biscailuz Park (9).


Lakewood compared to California state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKJZ (88.1 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: CALIF. STATE UNIV LONG BEACH FOUND.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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