Lakewood, Colorado 

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Population

152,597

21% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$56,134

Avg. Home Price

$395,500

Best Places to Live in Lakewood, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality

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What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


QUICK FACTS

City: Lakewood
Zip Codes: 80227 80226 80228 80214 80232 80215
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lakewood jobs have increased by 1.84%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lakewood's cost of living is 25.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lakewood's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lakewood's population is 152,597 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.65%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 11 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lakewood is $395,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.87%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lakewood public schools spend $9,727 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Lakewood. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lakewood

It's a good time to buy in Lakewood. Home Appreciation is up 9.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Lakewood Real Estate.

The median home price in Lakewood is $395,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Lakewood   18 Reviews
Lakewood - the pluses and minuses - 11/19/2017
As with most internet reviews, evaluate with a grain of sense. While the last reviewer (Ann S.) has some points about Lakewood, she is quite on the cynical and angry... Read More

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The area is going downhill - 7/24/2017
If you ask anyone who has lived in the Denver metro area the last decade they will tell you the entire area is going downhill as it transforms before their eyes. ... Read More

Climate of Lakewood - 5/10/2017
I am denver south student, I just want see average of Lakewood health, but I didn'the get see in this review. By the way Lakewood is a good town I want to see all... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAKEWOOD, COLORADO
80227 80226 80228 80214 80232 80215
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