|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lakewood is 63,331. Lakewood, Washington is the 607th largest city in the US.
Lakewood is located entirely in Pierce County.
The peak population of Lakewood was in 2020, when its population was 63,619. In 2020, Lakewood was the 599th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 607th largest city in the US. Lakewood is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Lakewood has grown 8.4% since the 2000. Lakewood, Washington's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lakewood has a population density of 3,387.5 people per square mile.
|604||Port Orange, Florida||63,486||36.3%|
|606||Coon Rapids, Minnesota||63,385||2.6%|
|608||Eden Prairie, Minnesota||63,161||14.3%|
|610||Apex, North Carolina||62,911||196.2%|
|611||Bossier City, Louisiana||62,865||11.2%|
The total voting age population of Lakewood, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 43,758. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Lakewood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lakewood are 58.9% White, 12.8% Black, 9.7% Two or more races, 8.6% Asian, 6.0% Other, 2.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 16.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lakewood, 16.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.3%. On a per-household basis, 13.1% of families are below the poverty line in Lakewood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Lakewood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.0% of Lakewood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.6% have a bachelor's degree and 8.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lakewood residents aged 5 and older, 22.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lakewood, 22.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lakewood is $51,972.
In Lakewood, 43.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.6% of housing units in Lakewood.
Of all the housing units in Lakewood, 4.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Lakewood, 10.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lakewood is $1,034.
In Lakewood, 84.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.