Latest Data (2016)
Population 50,279
Nationwide Rank 756

Quick Facts

Lakewood, Ohio is the 756th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lakewood, Ohio is a city.

Lakewood, Ohio is currently 15.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lakewood, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lakewood, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
746 Olympia, Washington 51,202 18.7%
747 Parker, Colorado 51,163 106.8%
748 Enid, Oklahoma 51,004 8.7%
749 Burien, Washington 50,997 60.3%
750 Coral Gables, Florida 50,815 18.9%
751 Logan, Utah 50,676 18.6%
752 Plainfield, New Jersey 50,636 5.8%
753 Cerritos, California 50,555 -1.9%
754 Galveston, Texas 50,550 -12.1%
755 Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 50,285 43.9%
756 Lakewood, Ohio 50,279 -11.0%
757 Poway, California 50,077 3.8%
758 Methuen, Massachusetts 49,917 13.5%
759 Troy, New York 49,702 0.9%
760 Azusa, California 49,628 10.7%
761 Wilson, North Carolina 49,620 10.1%
762 Bedford, Texas 49,528 4.8%
763 Stillwater, Oklahoma 49,504 26.0%
764 Downers Grove, Illinois 49,473 -0.4%
765 Apopka, Florida 49,458 77.8%
766 Summerville, South Carolina 49,323 74.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
429 Parma 79,425 -7.1%
495 Canton 71,323 -11.8%
564 Youngstown 64,312 -21.3%
574 Lorain 63,730 -7.2%
588 Hamilton 62,127 2.5%
632 Springfield 59,087 -10.3%
679 Kettering 55,306 -4.0%
706 Elyria 53,715 -4.1%
756 Lakewood 50,279 -11.0%
770 Cuyahoga Falls 49,206 -0.4%
773 Newark 49,134 6.0%
780 Middletown 48,813 -5.4%
809 Euclid 47,360 -9.9%
821 Mentor 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield 46,678 -9.7%
826 Beavercreek 46,376 20.7%
834 Dublin 45,568 43.8%
845 Cleveland Heights 44,633 -11.8%
847 Strongsville 44,631 1.6%
885 Fairfield 42,617 1.1%
912 Findlay 41,422 5.6%
951 Warren 39,898 -17.1%
952 Lancaster 39,848 12.2%
954 Grove City 39,721 43.6%
974 Westerville 38,985 9.8%
987 Delaware 38,643 49.2%
1004 Huber Heights 38,019 -0.5%
1022 Reynoldsburg 37,449 16.3%
1023 Lima 37,414 -10.4%
1050 Marion 36,310 -2.6%
1087 Upper Arlington 34,997 3.9%
1090 Gahanna 34,956 7.4%
1091 Hilliard 34,905 43.0%
1096 Brunswick 34,756 3.5%
1097 Stow 34,711 7.0%
1126 Fairborn 33,780 7.2%
1153 Mason 33,037 46.9%
1156 North Ridgeville 32,983 47.0%
1176 Westlake 32,293 1.6%
1178 Massillon 32,258 2.0%
1189 North Olmsted 31,817 -6.6%
1194 Bowling Green 31,588 6.4%
1250 North Royalton 30,247 5.3%
1256 Kent 30,071 6.8%
1342 Garfield Heights 27,905 -9.0%
1359 Shaker Heights 27,448 -6.4%
1383 Wooster 27,023 6.8%
1419 Medina 26,261 3.9%
1420 Xenia 26,238 7.9%
1429 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1448 Troy 25,770 16.5%
1452 Green 25,673 11.9%
1464 Zanesville 25,465 -0.3%
1471 Athens 25,341 18.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 50,279 756
2015 50,656 747
2014 50,926 740
2013 51,143 722
2012 51,385 708
2011 51,652 696
2010 52,131 676
2009 50,235 704
2008 50,604 689
2007 51,148 672
2006 51,781 651
2005 52,750 627
2004 53,573 610
2003 54,231 601
2002 55,043 573
2001 55,796 551
2000 56,500 527
1990 59,649 410