Latest Data (2017)
Population 154,958
Nationwide Rank 164

Quick Facts

Lakewood, Colorado is the 164th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lakewood, Colorado is a city.

Lakewood, Colorado is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lakewood had its largest population ever.

Lakewood, Colorado's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lakewood, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
154 Corona, California 167,836 30.0%
155 Springfield, Missouri 167,376 9.9%
156 Jackson, Mississippi 166,965 -9.8%
157 Cary, North Carolina 165,904 70.3%
158 Fort Collins, Colorado 165,080 37.4%
159 Hayward, California 160,500 13.8%
160 Lancaster, California 160,316 34.5%
161 Alexandria, Virginia 160,035 23.6%
162 Salinas, California 157,596 9.8%
163 Palmdale, California 157,519 34.0%
164 Lakewood, Colorado 154,958 7.3%
165 Springfield, Massachusetts 154,758 1.8%
166 Sunnyvale, California 153,656 16.5%
167 Hollywood, Florida 153,627 9.9%
168 Pasadena, Texas 153,520 8.1%
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%
172 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,663
173 Escondido, California 151,969 13.1%
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
158 Fort Collins 165,080 37.4%
164 Lakewood 154,958 7.3%
192 Thornton 136,978 64.5%
236 Arvada 118,807 16.1%
257 Westminster 112,812 11.3%
264 Pueblo 111,127 8.8%
270 Centennial 110,250 7.6%
280 Boulder 107,125 13.2%
288 Greeley 105,448 34.5%
335 Longmont 94,341 30.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 154,958 164
2016 154,393 164
2015 152,597 168
2014 149,643 169
2013 147,214 173
2012 145,516 172
2011 144,119 171
2010 142,980 171
2009 141,937 172
2008 140,992 172
2007 140,048 170
2006 139,386 170
2005 139,441 168
2004 140,627 164
2003 141,871 161
2002 143,227 154
2001 143,982 152
2000 144,410 149
1990 126,156 147