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Population (year 2000): 58,211. Estimated population in July 2005: 57,671 (-0.9% change)
Males: 28,484 (48.9%), Females: 29,727 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $36,422 (year 2000)
Median house value: $147,600 (year 2000)

Lakewood, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Lakewood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.6%)
  • Black (12.3%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Two or more races (7.0%)
  • Korean (3.9%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
  • Filipino (2.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.8%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.5%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.0%), United States (4.5%), Norwegian (3.9%), Italian (3.3%).

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Land area: 17.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Lakewood

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

12.7% Foreign born (6.6% Asia, 2.8% Europe, 2.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,105 (+3.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (34.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (948.3 miles )

Nearest cities: AFB, WA (2.6 miles McChord Place, WA University (4.0 miles www.info.com/CarDonation )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 1998: 67 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 1999: 96 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 185 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $230,700

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 122.53 W


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.8%), Retail trade (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,995 (-3.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,481 (22.4%)


 

Crime in Lakewood by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 5 1 4 3
    per 100,000 8.6 1.7 6.9 5.2
Rapes 62 58 48 47
    per 100,000 106.5 99.6 82.5 80.7
Robberies 178 134 124 137
    per 100,000 305.8 230.2 213.0 235.4
Assaults 202 249 247 318
    per 100,000 347.0 427.8 424.3 546.3
Burglaries 767 763 874 943
    per 100,000 1317.6 1310.7 1501.4 1620.0
Thefts 2,450 2,549 2,706 2,568
    per 100,000 4208.8 4378.9 4648.6 4411.5
Auto thefts 529 450 441 525
    per 100,000 908.8 773.0 757.6 901.9
545.6 524.9 540.3 579.3


Average climate in Lakewood, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Lakewood:
  • SAINT CLARE HOSPITAL (11315 BRIDGEPORT WAY S W)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lakewood:
  • WESTERN STATE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL & REHAB CENTER (about 15 miles; PUYALLUP, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lakewood:
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 5 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 8 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; ID: GRF)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 25 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lakewood:
  • AMERICAN LAKE (about 3 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: W37)
  • TACOMA NARROWS (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TIW)
  • SPANAWAY (about 10 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; ID: S44)

Amtrak station near Lakewood:
  • 10 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $5,580 $22,320 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,260 $39,120 0 $0
Health 1 $3,260 $39,120 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $31,674 $38,008 0 $0
Correction 1 $3,260 $39,120 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 24 $43,674 $21,837 5 $4,300
Other Government Administration 33 $92,730 $33,720 10 $8,550
Financial Administration 8 $30,888 $46,332 0 $0
Totals for Government 81 $214,326 $31,752 15 $12,850


Colleges/Universities in Lakewood:
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (Full-time enrollment: 5,921; Location: 9401 FARWEST DR SW; Public; Website: www.pierce.ctc.edu/)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 3,819; Location: 4500 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Public; Website: www.cptc.ctc.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lakewood:
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 8 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DES MOINES, WA; FT enrollment: 4,288)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 28 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 3,013)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)
Public high schools in Lakewood:
  • LAKES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,521; Location: 10320 FARWEST DR SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CLOVER PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,478; Location: 11023 GRAVELLY LK DR SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALFARETTA HOUSE (Students: 13; Location: 6423 ALFARETTA ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • RE-ENTRY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 5214 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lakewood:
  • WOODBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: 14920 SPRING ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LOCHBURN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 738; Location: 5431 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HUDTLOFF MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 7702 PHILLIPS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MANN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 11509 HOLDEN RD SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEACHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: AMERICAN LK AVE & CONCORD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTHGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 10202 EARLEY AVE SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TILLICUM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 8514 MAPLE ST SW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PARK LODGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 6300 100TH ST SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 10501 47TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CUSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 7700 STEILACOOM BLVD SW; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Lakewood:
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 5621 108TH ST S W; Grades: PK - 8)
 

Lakewood compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KNTB (1480 AM; 1 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: FTP CORPORATION)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:
  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUPS (90.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)

 

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