Lakewood Population By Year

Population Graph For Lakewood, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 62,303 621 -0.4%
2022 62,575 617 -1.2%
2021 63,331 607 -0.5%
2020 63,619 599 0.9%
2010 58,163 590 -0.0%
2000 58,419 504 0.4%
1990 55,899 441

Lakewood Population Facts

What is the current population of Lakewood?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Lakewood is 62,303. Lakewood, Washington is the 621st largest city in the US.

What county is Lakewood, Washington in?

Lakewood is located entirely in Pierce County.

What is the size of Lakewood, Washington in square miles?

Lakewood has an area of 17.2 square miles.

What was the peak population of Lakewood?

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 621st largest city in the US. Lakewood is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Lakewood growing?

Lakewood has grown 6.6% since the 2000. Lakewood, Washington's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Lakewood, Washington?

Lakewood has a population density of 3,387.5 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
422 Auburn 83,870 51.1%
451 Redmond 80,280 75.9%
453 Pasco 80,038 135.1%
514 Marysville 72,916 148.6%
593 Sammamish 65,116 87.1%
603 Richland 63,757 63.7%
621 Lakewood 62,303 6.6%
629 Shoreline 61,353 15.3%
680 Lacey 58,326 84.1%
723 Olympia 55,733 29.3%
791 Burien 50,730 59.4%
798 Bothell 50,213 64.8%
884 Bremerton 45,450 22.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
615 Marietta, Georgia 62,769 2.1%
616 Parker, Colorado 62,743 153.6%
617 Bossier City, Louisiana 62,738 11.0%
618 Kyle, Texas 62,548 944.5%
619 Council Bluffs, Iowa 62,399 6.9%
620 San Clemente, California 62,313 23.2%
621 Lakewood, Washington 62,303 6.6%
622 Millcreek, Utah 62,205
623 Eden Prairie, Minnesota 62,166 12.5%
624 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 62,043 29.1%
625 Pontiac, Michigan 61,689 -8.8%
626 Wellington, Florida 61,634 58.7%
627 Bristol, Connecticut 61,601 2.1%

Lakewood Demographics

What is the voting age population of Lakewood, Washington?

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.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Lakewood are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Lakewood, Washington?

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.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington residents are below the poverty line?

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.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Lakewood residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Lakewood, Washington residents?

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.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington residents speak a non-English language at home?

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.

Lakewood Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Lakewood, Washington?

The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington residents work for the government?

In Lakewood, 22.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Lakewood, Washington?

The median household income in Lakewood is $51,972.

Lakewood Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Lakewood, Washington?

In Lakewood, 43.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Lakewood, Washington?

Renters occupy 56.6% of housing units in Lakewood.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Lakewood, 4.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Lakewood, Washington housing units were built after 2000?

In Lakewood, 10.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Lakewood, Washington?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lakewood is $1,034.

What percentage of households in Lakewood, Washington have broadband internet?

In Lakewood, 84.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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