Nationwide Claims to Fame

Lakewood is 4th out of 6,406 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Lakewood is 4th out of 6,406 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Lakewood is 22nd out of 6,405 other cities in People per household

Statewide Claims to Fame

Lakewood is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

Lakewood is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Lakewood is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Lakewood is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Size in square miles 7.1 37th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,601.7 40th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 19.5% 1st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 48.4% 1st 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 4.3% 254th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.7% 230th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.6% 179th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 85.8% 90th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.8% 122nd 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 69th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.5% 253rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 78th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 237th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.7% 73rd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 77.0% 107th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.4% 247th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 15.3% 144th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 11,226 31st 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.9% 101st 35.9% 25.9%
Households 10,583 28th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 37.1% 238th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $394,900 88th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 4.5 1st 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lakewood Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $12,180 256th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $36,079 244th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.0% 2nd 9.4% 14.3%

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