Lakewood, CA has a population of 81,054 and is the 425th largest city in the United States. The population density is 8,606 per sq mi which is 3603% higher than the California average and 9398% higher than the national average. The median age in Lakewood is 38 which is approximately 6% higher than the California average of 36. In Lakewood, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 65% speak English and 19% speak Spanish. 62% of Lakewood residents were born in California, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 22% were foreign born.