CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, CO is located in Jefferson County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Lakewood is about 157,935 with about 1,416 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 283,482.

The Average Home Value is $346,620.00, which is roughly 24% higher than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 46% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $67,526.90, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 15% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lakewood is about 3.6%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Jefferson County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 32.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.88%
Republican: 39.33%
Libertarian: 1.69%
Other: 0.81%
Green: 0.29%


Nearby Locations

Littleton, CO (4.35 mi.)
Cherry Hills, CO (6.79 mi.)
Englewood, CO (6.79 mi.)
Sheridan, CO (6.79 mi.)
Morrison, CO (7.48 mi.)
Roxborough, CO (7.97 mi.)
Lakewood, CO (10.50 mi.)
Edgewater, CO (10.50 mi.)
Lone Tree, CO (10.72 mi.)
Evergreen, CO (11.07 mi.)
Golden, CO (11.07 mi.)
Glendale, CO (11.21 mi.)
Montbello, CO (11.25 mi.)
Wheat Ridge, CO (12.22 mi.)
Foxton, CO (13.13 mi.)
Conifer, CO (13.13 mi.)
Montclair, CO (13.54 mi.)
Lowry, CO (13.54 mi.)
Arvada, CO (13.77 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 80123, 80214, 80215, 80226, 80227, 80228, 80232, 80235, 80236, 80401
Latitude : 39.660278
Longitude : -105.118578
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 5461 ft.
Area Code(s) : 303, 720

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.33
Male Population Estimate : 46.82%
Female Population Estimate : 47.26%
Median Age : 38.5
Male Median Age : 37.2
Female Median Age : 40.3

White Population Estimate : 81.03%
Black Population Estimate : 2.01%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 20.01%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.97%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.19%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.87%
Other Population Estimate : 7.88%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lakewood specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Jefferson County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Jefferson County: About 254 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Jefferson County is about 40% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 12% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.