StatisticLakewoodCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)7942,642218
Median age40.733.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1824%50%43%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lakewood is 70% lower than Charlotte
  • The median age in Lakewood is 20% higher than Charlotte
  • In Lakewood 6.73% of the population is White
  • In Lakewood 76.41% of the population is Black
  • In Lakewood 15.50% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlotte, NC Demographics


      Lakewood population breakdown by race

      RaceLakewoodCharlotteNorth Carolina
      American Indian0.00%0.31%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race1.36%2.76%2.45%
      Other race0.00%4.89%3.01%
      In Lakewood, 13.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lakewood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lakewood, Charlotte, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).