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Lakewood Population 2024

Lakewood is a city in California, State of United States, borders Long Beach to the west and south, Cypress to the east, Bellflower to the north, Cerritos to the northeast and Hawaiian Gardens to the southeast. Lakewood population in 2024 is estimated to be 81,762, covers city area of 9.46 sq mi (24.52 sq km), ranks one-hundred-fourth largest city in California State, 428 four-hundred-twenty-eighth city in the United States. Lakewood is a city in Los Angeles County, Lakewood population as per 2020 census is 82,496 compared to 2010 population of 80,048 with the increase number of 2,448 people and growth of 3.1 percent.

Below is the Lakewood population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2021 *80,615-2.28
2022 *81,1840.69
2023 *81,7040.63
2024 *81,7620.07
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Lakewood Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lakewood population is 79,302, out of these 37,683 are male, 41,619 are female, The sex ratio of Lakewood is 91. The median age of the Lakewood population is 38.1, Lakewood population by age are, under 18 years is 17,051, 16 years and over is 63,499, 18 years and over is 62,251, 21 years and over is 57,969, 65 years and over is 13,026. 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female, Population of Lakewood by age percent-wise is, 21.5% are under 18 years old, 80.1% are 16 years and over, 78.5% are 18 years and over, 73.1% are 21 years and over, 12.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 25,789 housing units, The voting population of Lakewood are 57,581, out of these 27,569 are male voters, 30,012 are female voters, 47.9% are male, 52.1% are female. Lakewood population in 2023 is estimated to be 81,374, population in 2022 is estimated to be 81,184, and in 2021 is estimated to be 80,615.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -54,3505.5%
5 - 95,9657.5%
10 - 144,5945.8%
15 - 194,7155.9%
20 - 246,3888.1%
25 - 3410,02412.6%
35 - 4411,13514.0%
45 - 5411,91015.0%
55 - 594,4245.6%
60 - 645,7367.2%
65 - 746,2577.9%
75 - 842,6073.3%
85 and over1,1971.5%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Lakewood Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lakewood by race are:

White Population

White population in Lakewood, California are 37,496, percentage wise 47.3 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lakewood, California are 11,889, percentage wise 15.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lakewood, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lakewood are 16,893, percentage wise 21.3 percent are asians, out of these 369 are Asian Indians, 1,125 are Chinese, 10,974 are Filipinos, 551 are Japanese, 443 are Korean, 455 are Vietnamese and 2,976 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lakewood, California are 22,730. Percentage wise 28.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 18,662 are Mexican people, 740 are Puerto Ricans, 232 are Cubans, and 3,096 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race79,302Percent
Black or African American11,88915.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native4330.5%
Asian Population16,89321.3%
Asian Indian3690.5%
Other Asian Population2,976
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1750.2%
Hispanic or Latino22,73028.7%
Puerto Rican7400.9%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,096
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lakewood native population is 62,833, out of these 52,149 born in the California state and 9,660 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 16,469, out of these 11,131 are Naturalized US citizen, 537 are in Europe, 7,084 in Asia, 127 in Africa, 3,242 in Latin America and 79 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lakewood are 5,338, out of these 152 are from Europe, 3,317 are from Asia, 103 from Africa, 1,645 are from Latin America and 121 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence52,149
Born in other state in the United States9,660
Born outside the United States1,024
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas395
Born abroad of American parent(s)629
Foreign born
Born outside of United States16,469
Naturalized U.S. citizen11,131
Latin America3,242
Northern America79
Not a U.S. citizen5,338
Latin America1,645
Northern America121
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Lakewood Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Lakewood, California are 25,789, Occupied housing units are 25,198, Rental vacancy rate is . Percentage of occupancy is 98, 70.63% of houses are owner occupied and 27.08% of houses are renter occupied in Lakewood. There are 77.43 percent of one-unit detached, 4.95 percent of one-units attached, 0.14 percent of two-unit houses, 0.97 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.90 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 21.10 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.61 percent are available with two vehicles, 35.75 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 3.25 percent are no vehicles available.

Total housing units25,789
Occupied housing units25,198
Occupied housing units percent98
Rental vacancy rate
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached19,969
1-unit attached1,277
2 units36
3 or 4 units249
Mobile home231
Boat, RV, van, etc.86
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Lakewood Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Lakewood, California is $612,100, Total number of Lakewood rental homes or apartments are 6,984, occupied by Renter, The median value of Lakewood average rental rate is $2,123.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000
$50,000 to $99,999
$100,000 to $149,999
$150,000 to $199,999
$200,000 to $299,999
$300,000 to $499,999
$500,000 to $999,999
$1,000,000 or more
Median (dollars)612,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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