Lakewood, Washington 

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Population

60,976

+0.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.8%

Median Income

$44,667

Median Home Price

$445,200

Median Age

36

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.3 / 5.5

summer / winter

Seattle Gifts

Best Places to Live in Lakewood, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Lakewood, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Lakewood, WA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: Pierce County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Lakewood
Zip Codes: 98499 98498 98439
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lakewood is 7.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lakewood jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lakewood's cost of living is 15.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lakewood's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Pierce county remained strongly Democratic, 53.8% to 42.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lakewood's population is 60,976 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lakewood is Real Estate: $445,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.2%.

SCHOOLS
Lakewood public schools spend $18,279 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19 students per teacher in Lakewood. More Education



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Housing Market in Lakewood

It's a good time to buy in Lakewood. Home Appreciation is up 22.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lakewood is $445,200.

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Reviews for Lakewood   7 Reviews
Lakewood City is moving in a positive direction - 1/21/2018
Historically, Lakewood has had a bad reputation for being a crime ridden city, but since its incorporation in 1996 it has seen a transformation. Many of its roads have... Read More

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Stay far away. - 1/10/2018
Lakewood is the worst city in the state. With a murder rate that has grown upwards of 20 people a year, to the home invasions that happen every day in the city, don’t... Read More

lakeHood - 10/17/2009
lakewood(chocolate city, lakeview, eastside,tillicum/woodbrook,lakecity) all crime drug and gang filled areas. very high murder rate for a suburb..and there are way too... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON
98499 98498 98439

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