Statewide Claims to Fame

Lakewood is 1st in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Lakewood is 1st in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Lakewood is 11th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Housing units

Lakewood is 13th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Households

Lakewood is 15th in Ohio out of 249 other cities in Current population (2012)

Lakewood is 15th in Ohio out of 257 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 51,385 15th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.5 178th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 9,420.1 1st 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 5.8% 174th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.6% 255th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.0% 252nd 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.0% 118th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 39.0% 62nd 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Race - White 87.5% 196th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.4% 94th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 39th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 76th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 104th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.7% 53rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 41st 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 85.1% 195th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Female residents 50.9% 241st 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.9% 37th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Housing units 28,498 11th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 61.4% 1st 22.9% 25.9%
Households 24,615 13th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.2% 276th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $136,500 129th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.1 277th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $27,365 108th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $43,139 169th $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.1% 86th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lakewood Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,378 15th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $238,482 128th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $4,663 229th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $61,087 50th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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