Lakewood demographics profile

StatisticLakewoodCaliforniaNational
Population81,05438,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8,60623291
Median age38.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%46%43%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Lakewood is 3603% higher than California.
  • The median age in Lakewood is 6% higher than California.
  • In Lakewood 53.23% of the population is White.
  • In Lakewood 7.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lakewood 17.83% of the population is Asian.

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Lakewood population breakdown by race

RaceLakewoodCaliforniaNational
White53.23%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American7.07%5.85%12.63%
Asian17.83%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.47%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.70%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.80%4.62%3.06%
Other race13.90%13.28%4.75%
In Lakewood, 33.5% 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.

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