Lakewood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,4865091
Median age38.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%45%43%
Speak English84%83%79%
Speak Spanish11%12%13%
Lakewood, CO has a population of 149,793 and is the 172nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,486 per sq mi which is 6902% higher than the Colorado average and 3748% higher than the national average. The median age in Lakewood is 38 which is approximately 5% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Lakewood, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 48% of Lakewood residents were born in Colorado, 42% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lakewood is 6902% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in Lakewood is 5% higher than Colorado.
  • In Lakewood 88.83% of the population is White.
  • In Lakewood 1.44% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lakewood 3.08% of the population is Asian.

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Lakewood population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.44%4.09%12.63%
American Indian1.07%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race3.11%3.43%3.06%
Other race2.42%4.18%4.75%
In Lakewood, 22.6% 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, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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