Lakewood employment information

IndexLakewoodColoradoNational
Income per capita$33,069$33,230$29,829
Median household income$58,227$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,619$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,469$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$37,108$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$31,827$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%12.2%15.1%
The Lakewood, CO employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lakewood is $33,069, which is equal to than the Colorado average and 11% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $58,227, which is 7% lower than than the Colorado average and 5% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 4%, which is 21% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lakewood is 12% which is 23% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,814$58,227$116,454
City
$41,675$62,520$125,040
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lakewood is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lakewood is 5% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lakewood is 23% lower than the national average.

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Lakewood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.5%2.0%
Manufacturing sector8.0%0.6%
Financial & insurance services4.1%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%13.7%
Public administration5.0%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%2.0%
Education, health & social services9.9%29.4%
Other35.3%34.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cherry Hills Village, CO6,414$224,125305%
Bow Mar, CO1,047$194,500252%
Columbine Valley, CO1,190$147,500167%
Genesee, CO3,625$144,732162%
Greenwood Village, CO15,208$116,743111%
Lakewood, CO149,793$58,2275%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kansas City, KS149,755$39,53629%
Escondido, CA149,912$54,2682%
Rockford, IL149,597$40,14327%
Sunnyvale, CA149,596$109,79998%
Hollywood, FL148,114$48,57912%
Lakewood, CO149,793$58,2275%
Source: The Lakewood, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).