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Population (year 2000): 144,126. Estimated population in July 2005: 140,671 (-2.4% change)
Males: 71,141 (49.4%), Females: 72,985 (50.6%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $48,109 (year 2000)
Median house value: $174,900 (year 2000)

Lakewood, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lakewood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.9%)
  • Hispanic (14.5%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (25.1%), Irish (14.1%), English (13.5%), Italian (5.6%), United States (4.6%), French (3.9%).Colorado

Elevation: 5450 feet

Land area: 41.6 square miles

Lakewood,

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

7.1% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +17,613 (+13.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (9.5 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (642.0 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pleasant View, CO (4.0 miles East CO Edgewater, (4.1 miles Ridge, CO Wheat (4.5 miles CO (4.7 miles Applewood, Pleasant View, CO (5.5 miles West View, CO Mountain (5.8 miles Lakeside, CO (6.2 miles) , Mar, CO Bow (6.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 239 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 1997: 319 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 1998: 248 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 1999: 159 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2000: 212 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2001: 283 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2002: 279 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2003: 277 buildings, average cost: $232,400
  • 2004: 222 buildings, average cost: $213,300

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.2%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,096 (-3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 23,762 (30.6%)

Crime in Lakewood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 7 3 7 1 6
    per 100,000 4.9 2.1 4.9 0.7 4.2
Rapes 51 74 94 80 83
    per 100,000 35.4 51.3 65.2 55.5 57.6
Robberies 110 134 164 144 184
    per 100,000 76.3 93.0 113.8 99.9 127.7
Assaults 168 222 244 207 386
    per 100,000 116.6 154.0 169.3 143.6 267.8
Burglaries 974 1,096 1,035 1,277 1,172
    per 100,000 675.8 760.4 718.1 886.0 813.2
Thefts 4,758 5,162 5,829 6,084 5,271
    per 100,000 3301.3 3581.6 4044.4 4221.3 3657.2
Auto thefts 743 767 1,081 1,145 1,288
    per 100,000 515.5 532.2 750.0 794.4 893.7
285.8 320.4 371.0 376.0 393.8

Average climate in Lakewood, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Lakewood city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category 3 tornado 26.4 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Dylan Bennett Klebold - (1981-1999), perpetrator of the Columbine High School massacre, Scott Gaylord - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 12, 1958), Luke Walters - College football player (New Mexico Lobos).

Main business address for: GLOBAL MED TECHNOLOGIES INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND III L P (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), KINDER MORGAN ENERGY PARTNERS L P (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION), KINDER MORGAN MANAGEMENT LLC (PIPE LINES (NO NATURAL GAS)), HEALTH GRADES INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND IV LP (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Lakewood:
  • WIDE HORIZON (8900 WEST 38TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lakewood:
  • EXEMPLA LUTHERAN MEDICAL CTR (about 5 miles; WHEAT RIDGE, CO)
  • COLORADO MENTAL HLTH CTR AT FT LOGAN (about 6 miles; DENVER, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY CENTRAL HOSP (about 7 miles; DENVER, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Lakewood, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lakewood:
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 25 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 32 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 52 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lakewood:
  • JEFFCO (about 14 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: BJC)
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 21 miles; ERIE, CO; ID: 48V)
  • CENTENNIAL (about 21 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: APA)

Amtrak station near Lakewood:
  • 8 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, 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
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $7,215 $28,860 0 $0
Natural Resources 9 $31,806 $42,408 8 $9,091
Other and Unallocable 87 $337,708 $46,580 2 $3,651
Financial Administration 49 $234,972 $57,544 12 $23,466
Other Government Administration 101 $416,292 $49,460 9 $15,742
Judicial and Legal 21 $98,014 $56,008 5 $6,093
Police Protection - Officers 258 $1,427,946 $66,416 0 $0
Police - Other 119 $449,101 $45,287 10 $14,778
Correction 8 $29,293 $43,939 2 $3,108
Streets and Highways 45 $174,532 $46,541 4 $5,832
Welfare 7 $18,963 $32,508 77 $85,033
Health 9 $31,983 $42,644 1 $945
Solid Waste Management 6 $18,770 $37,540 0 $0
Sewerage 24 $100,296 $50,148 2 $4,220
Parks and Recreation 104 $404,741 $46,700 329 $202,767
Totals for Government 850 $3,781,634 $53,387 461 $374,726
Colleges/Universities in Lakewood:
  • RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,835; Location: 13300 W SIXTH AVE; Public; Website: www.rrcc.cccoes.edu)
  • COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 1,583; Location: 180 S GARRISON ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.CCU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • EDUCATION AMERICA INC (FT enrollment: 133; Location: 11011 W 6th Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.educationamerica.com)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF HEALING ARTS (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 7655 W MISSISSIPPI STE 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csha.net)
  • COLUMBINE BEAUTY SCHOOL I (FT enrollment: 83; Location: 1225 WADSWORTH BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF TRADES (FT enrollment: 82; Location: 1575 HOYT ST; Private, for-profit; Website: gunsmith-school.com)
  • MODERN INSTITUTE OF REFLEXOLOGY (Location: 7043 W COLFAX AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.reflexologyinstitute.com)
  • CASINO DEALERS SCHOOL OF COLORADO (Location: 1050 S WADSWORTH; Private, for-profit)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS EDUC TRNG (Location: 950 WADSWORTH BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • THE CENTER FOR THE ART OF DOG GROOMING (Location: 1864 S WADSWORTH BLVD; Private, for-profit)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF TRAVEL (Location: 141 Union Blvd STE 130; Private, for-profit)
  • REAL ESTATE TRAINING CENTER OF COLORADO (Location: S3225S WADSWORTH; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lakewood:
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 7 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,083)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 7 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; FT enrollment: 6,858)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-COLORADO CAMPUS (about 19 miles; LONE TREE, CO; FT enrollment: 3,098)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 21 miles; AURORA, CO; FT enrollment: 2,219)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 33 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
Public high schools in Lakewood:
  • BEAR CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,895; Location: 3490 SOUTH KIPLING STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,622; Location: 9700 WEST 8TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,617; Location: 13175 W GREEN MOUNTAIN DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALAMEDA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,062; Location: 1255 SOUTH WADSWORTH BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MC LAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 13600 WEST 2ND PLACE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • MC LAIN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 13600 WEST 2ND PLACE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY OPEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 7655 WEST 10TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WARREN OCCUPATION TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 92; Location: 13300 WEST 2ND PLACE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LONGVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 13301 WEST 2ND PLACE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOBESKY ACADEMY DAY TREATMENT (Location: 2001 HOYT STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Lakewood:
  • CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 7350 WEST EASTMAN PLACE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SILVER STATE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 875 SOUTH SHERIDAN BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WESTLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 204; Location: 430 S KIPLING; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lakewood:
  • BEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,039; Location: 3125 SOUTH KIPLING; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CARMODY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 826; Location: 2050 S KIPLING STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DUNSTAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 767; Location: 1855 SOUTH WRIGHT STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LASLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 754; Location: 1401 SOUTH KENDALL STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CREIGHTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 704; Location: 75 INDEPENDENCE STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • STEIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 80 SOUTH TELLER STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DEVINNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1725 SOUTH WRIGHT STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DENNISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 401 INDEPENDENCE STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WESTGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 8550 WEST VASSAR DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • O'CONNELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 1275 SOUTH TELLER STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Lakewood:
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 10530 W 20TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 7470 W 22ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BERNADETTE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 1100 UPHAM STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • DEV DISABILITIES RESOUCE CTR (Students: 92; Location: 11177 W 8TH AVE #300; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ADVANTAGE LEARNING CTR (Students: 92; Location: 155 VAN GORDON ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 5925 WEST IST AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COLORADO EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 57; Location: 1690 SIMMS; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTHWEST MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 8032 W JEWELL; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 50; Location: 1180 S VAN GORDON CT; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAKEWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40; Location: 1755 DOVER STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Lakewood:
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,524,000; Location: 10200 W 20TH AVE; 966,432 books; 36,636 audio materials; 39,692 video materials; 4,343 serial subscriptions)
 

Lakewood compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)

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