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Lakewood, Ohio
Athens, Ohio
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Lakewood is 259% more densely populated than Athens.
People are 24% more likely to be married in Athens.
The Median Age is 13.0 years older in Lakewood.

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PEOPLE
 Lakewood, OHAthens, OHUnited States
 Population50,65625,044321,418,820
 Population - 201052,67423,484308,745,538
 Population - 200056,64621,342285,036,114
 Population - 199059,71821,265251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-15.18%17.77%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now-10.57%17.35%12.76%
 Pop. Density9,1522,54891
 Land Area6103,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age34.521.537.4
 Female Population51.42%48.62%50.81%
 Male Population48.59%51.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Lakewood, OHAthens, OHUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.50%2.72%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.33%1.28%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.37%1.59%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.00%0.91%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.92%37.76%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.33%28.67%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3421.37%9.87%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.80%4.59%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.71%4.45%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.37%1.98%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.46%1.42%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.51%2.28%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.35%1.78%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.99%0.70%1.85%
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 RACE
 Lakewood, OHAthens, OHUnited States
 White83.97%83.14%62.77%
 Black6.79%3.63%12.24%
 Asian1.36%7.28%4.95%
 Native American0.09%0.10%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.06%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.12%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.53%2.80%2.13%
 Hispanic4.11%2.84%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.89%97.16%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Lakewood, OHAthens, OHUnited States
 Households24,5736,772116,211,000
 Family Households10,9311,90376,958,100
 Non Family Households13,6424,86939,253,000
 Household Size2.082.352.63
 Married Population38.01%13.65%50.58%
 Single Population61.99%86.35%49.42%
 Now Married36.02%13.14%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.00%0.51%2.17%
 Never Married44.12%81.18%32.55%
 Widowed5.05%1.80%5.95%
 Divorced12.82%3.37%10.92%
 Married, w/children30.03%30.01%31.68%
 Married, no children36.92%40.04%41.44%
 Single, w/children18.71%22.86%16.94%
 Single, no children14.35%7.09%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
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