Lakewood

Lakewood, Colorado is the 5th largest suburb in the city of Denver and is located just west of downtown Jefferson County.

Welcome to Lakewood

Living in Lakewood

Lakewood, Colorado is the 5th largest suburb in the city of Denver and is located just west of downtown Jefferson County. The city is easy to reach and commute to via light rail from Union Station and provides spectacular views of the Rocky Mountain foothills. Locals spend time near the downtown shopping, dining, and enjoying activities at the Belmar shopping development. Community areas such as the Lakewood Cultural Center and the Lakewood Heritage Center provide locals with expansive cultural experiences throughout there year, from history to art. If you’re looking to soak up the Colorado sun, Lakewood has over 80 maintained parks for family fun and outdoor activities. The world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheater is located just outside of town and is easily accessible to locals who want to enjoy great concerts or hikes.
 

Lakewood Community and Neighborhoods

Home to about 154,000 residents, the community of Lakewood is rising in popularity due to its great location and ideal amenities. A mix of housing options can be found throughout the town, perfect for someone who prefers either an urban or suburban lifestyle. Condos, apartments, and townhomes can be found near the light rail station and are popular because of the easy commute to downtown Denver. Suburban living is easy in Lakewood, single-family homes, big and small can be found around town. With friendly neighborhoods and access to great public schools, Lakewood is an awesome place to raise a family. Locals love the small community feel and gorgeous views of the mountains in Lakewood!
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is Lakewood located?

Lakewood is located just west of downtown Jefferson County, Colorado, near Denver.

 

How can one commute to Lakewood?

One can easily commute to Lakewood via light rail from Union Station.

 

What are some of the cultural centers available in Lakewood?

The Lakewood Cultural Center and the Lakewood Heritage Center are available for cultural experiences, providing access to history and art.

 

How many parks does Lakewood maintain for outdoor activities?

Lakewood maintains over 80 parks for outdoor activities and family fun.

 

What kinds of housing options are available in Lakewood?

In Lakewood, various housing options are available, including condos, apartments, townhomes, and single-family homes catering to urban and suburban lifestyles.

Overview for Lakewood, CO

46,816 people live in Lakewood, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $53,054. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,816

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$53,054

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood, CO

Lakewood has 19,186 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,816 people call Lakewood home. The population density is 3,893.94 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,816

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

49.79 / 50.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
19,186

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$53,054

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lakewood, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Montessori Peaks Charter Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Grant Ranch Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Colorow Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Centennial Academy of Fine Arts Education
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Leawood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Wilder Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Governor's Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Blue Heron Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5

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