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Population in 2012: 80,833 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 

Males: 39,382  (48.7%)
Females: 41,451  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 90712, 90713, 90715, 90807.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,748 (it was $58,214 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$74,748
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,270

Lakewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $378,300 (it was $201,800 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$378,300
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $435,686; Detached houses: $440,565; Townhouses or other attached units: $327,454; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $359,630; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,483; Mobile homes: $41,378

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,343.

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  • White alone - 32,098 (39.7%)
  • Hispanic - 23,322 (28.9%)
  • Asian alone - 15,290 (18.9%)
  • Black alone - 5,772 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3,427 (4.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 765 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 160 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lakewood: 129.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.4%), Irish (6.5%), English (5.7%), Italian (2.9%), Dutch (1.7%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 9.43 square miles.

Population density: 8,573 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lakewood:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

16,503 residents are foreign born (10.0% Asia, 7.2% Latin America).

This city:  21.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, California as of July 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lakewood to the number of sex offenders is 1,325 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,218 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,530 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Long Beach, CA (3.7 miles , pop. 461,522).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (22.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Artesia, CA (1.6 miles ), Bellflower, CA (1.7 miles ), Hawaiian Gardens, CA (1.7 miles ), Cerritos, CA (1.8 miles ), Long Beach, CA (1.9 miles ), Signal Hill, CA (2.1 miles ), La Palma, CA (2.1 miles ), Los Alamitos, CA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $294,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $290,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $249,300
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $290,100

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 118.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -37,348 (-46.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,009 (8.1%)

Area codes: 310, 562

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Crime rates in Lakewood by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 4214204421021
per 100,000 5.12.51.24.92.40.04.95.02.51.30.02.51.2
Rapes 1112141710131117132015913
per 100,000 14.014.817.020.812.215.913.521.216.525.519.311.116.0
Robberies 14815613214618619322024822517312898102
per 100,000 187.9193.0160.5178.3226.2236.4271.0309.5285.2220.8164.3121.0125.3
Assaults 203187191173182165172188131172153105111
per 100,000 257.7231.4232.2211.2221.3202.1211.8234.6166.0219.6196.4129.6136.4
Burglaries 392354419398499418394410313316307341371
per 100,000 497.7438.0509.4486.0606.8512.1485.3511.6396.7403.4394.1421.0455.9
Thefts 1,5461,7031,8361,8922,0341,8801,4271,6311,3891,4011,2491,2951,381
per 100,000 1962.72107.22231.92310.12473.32303.21757.62035.21760.61788.51603.31599.01696.9
Auto thefts 497538519530498490434437374400320263310
per 100,000 631.0665.7630.9647.1605.6600.3534.5545.3474.1510.6410.8324.7380.9
Arson 91718111616118712246
per 100,000 11.421.021.913.419.519.613.510.08.915.32.64.97.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 314.4310.3306.9322.2339.7322.0312.6351.5293.1293.8245.2209.7225.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lakewood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Lakewood, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,676 (+7.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Lakewood city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 tornado 4.6 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakewood-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2599% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Lakewood center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from Lakewood center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jon Weber (baseball) - Baseball player, Greg LeMond - (born 1961), cyclist, Travis d'Arnaud - Baseball player, Bobby Crosby - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Jan 12, 1980), Donnie Murphy - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Kansas City Royals, born: Mar 10, 1983), Kyle Korver - NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers, born: Mar 17, 1981), Natalie Golda - Water polo player, Bryton James - Actor, Shawn Moran - Speedway rider, Travis Ramsey - Ice hockey player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lakewood:

  • DAVITA-LAKEWOOD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 4611 SILVA STREET)
  • ADMIRAL HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 4010 WATSON PLAZA DRIVE SUITE 140)
  • JUBILEE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 4010 WATSON PLAZA DR STE 210)
  • RAE STAR HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC (Home Health Center, 5247 PARAMOUNT BLVD)
  • LAKEWOOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3700 E SOUTH ST)
  • SIERRA HOUSE (Hospital, 12632 206TH STREET)

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Heliports located in Lakewood:

Amtrak stations near Lakewood:

  • 7 miles: LONG BEACH (601 N. LONG BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: SAN PEDRO (CATALINA TERMINAL, BERTH 95) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.LakewoodCity.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakewood:

  • Long Beach City College (about 2 miles; Long Beach, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,070)
  • Cerritos College (about 4 miles; Norwalk, CA; FT enrollment: 6,782)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 6 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 26,754)
  • Cypress College (about 6 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,679)
  • TUI University (about 6 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 3,317)
  • Wyotech-Long Beach (about 7 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Biola University (about 8 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 4,364)

Public high schools in Lakewood:

Private high school in Lakewood:

  • ST JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 868; Location: 5825 N WOODRUFF AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • ST PANCRATIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 3601 SAINT PANCRATIUS PL; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TUTOR TIME CHILD CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 158; Location: 6504 SOUTH ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • EDUCARE PRESCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 4300 BELLFLOWER BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST TIMOTHY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 4645 WOODRUFF AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • PARK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 12350 DEL AMO BLVD # 2800; Grades: PK - 2)
  • EDUCARE PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 12; Location: 5730 SOUTH ST; Grades: KG - KG)
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Notable locations in Lakewood: Lakewood Golf Course (A), Angelo M Iacoboni Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (B), Lakewood City Hall (C), George Nye Junior Branch County of Los Angeles Public Library (D), Lakewood Sheriffs Station (E), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 122 (F), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 94 (G), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 45 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sycamore Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lakewood Square Shopping Center (2), Lakewood Center Mall Shopping Center (3), Color Corner Shopping Center (4), Lakewood Marketplace Shopping Center (5), Carwood Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lakewood include: Assembly of God Church of Lakewood (A), Church of Christ (B), Emmanuel Church of Lakewood (C), First Southern Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Mayfair Community Reformed Church (F), Park Crest Christian Church (G), Saint Timothy Lutheran Church (H), Trinity United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Bouton Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Moody Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lakewood include: John Ford Stadium (1), Biscailuz Park (2), Jose del Valle Park (3), Mayfair Park (4), Simon Bolivar Park (5), Bloomfield Park (6), Boyar Park (7), Candleverde Park (8), Lakewood Equestrian Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

46.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.104. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.104
U.S.:

0.022
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.415. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.415
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.10
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 18.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 28.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.2%

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lakewood, CA

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2010:

  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2000:

  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Lakewood compared to California state average:

Lakewood, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Lakewood (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch, Woodruff And South Branch, Hardwick Center Branch, Lakewood Pavilions Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 5059 Lakewood Boulevard, branch established on 1889/01/01; Lakewood Branch at 4909 Lakewood Boulevard, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lakewood Ralphs Branch at 20137 Pioneer Boulevard, branch established on 2001/01/05; Woodruff Avenue Vons Branch at 4226 Woodruff Avenue, branch established on 2003/11/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Citibank, National Association: East Carson Street Branch at 5525 Carson Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank of Long Beach: Lakewood Branch at 5101 Lakewood Boulevard, branch established on 1966/07/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $4,659.3 mil, Deposits: $3,393.5 mil, headquarters in Long Beach, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Palomar Enterprises, Llc
  • Gateway Business Bank: Lakewood Branch at 4146 Woodruff Avenue, branch established on 2002/10/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $201.3 mil, Deposits: $173.3 mil, headquarters in Cerritos, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Gateway Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lakewood Center Branch at 4705 Silva Street, branch established on 1955/06/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: Lakewood Branch at 5910 A South Street, branch established on 1967/11/03. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Lakewood Branch at 5240 Clark Avenue, branch established on 1959/06/05. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lakewood travel time to work - commute


Lakewood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lakewood city (based on Los Angeles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents68.8%10.2%2.0%1.8%1.7%
Congregations6.9%5.0%7.7%5.9%1.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.3%1.2%1.0%10.7%
Congregations5.2%0.3%6.4%4.4%57.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$101,530$64,1241$2,336
Other Government Administration 42$246,620$70,4637$13,756
Police - Other 3$19,257$77,02832$35,371
Streets and Highways 12$47,581$47,5813$4,873
Welfare 4$22,293$66,8791$584
Parks and Recreation 57$241,760$50,897102$84,243
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,647$55,7640$0
Water Supply 21$94,834$54,1910$0
Other and Unallocable 17$81,256$57,35723$38,260
Totals for Government 176$859,778$58,621169$179,423

Lakewood government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,042,000 ($37.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,179,000 ($26.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,908,000 ($23.60)
    Transit Utilities: $1,070,000 ($13.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000 ($5.41)
    Police Protection: $240,000 ($2.97)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $9,487,000 ($117.37)
    Regular Highways: $4,775,000 ($59.07)
    Water Utilities: $4,465,000 ($55.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,186,000 ($51.79)
    Police Protection: $3,655,000 ($45.22)
    Central Staff Services: $3,483,000 ($43.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,509,000 ($31.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,009,000 ($24.85)
    Financial Administration: $1,576,000 ($19.50)
    Transit Utilities: $1,450,000 ($17.94)
    General - Other: $774,000 ($9.58)
    Health - Other: $134,000 ($1.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,156,000 ($26.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $7,021,000 ($86.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,577,000 ($19.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,344,000 ($16.63)
    General - Other: $851,000 ($10.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $87,000 ($1.08)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,669,000 ($156.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($1.77)

Lakewood government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,059,000 ($50.21)
    All Other: $2,607,000 ($32.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,007,000 ($12.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $512,000 ($6.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,551,000 ($31.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,260,000 ($27.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,324,000 ($16.38)
    Rents: $709,000 ($8.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $633,000 ($7.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,215,000 ($89.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,371,000 ($103.56)
    All Other: $1,688,000 ($20.88)
    Highways: $1,500,000 ($18.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,708,000 ($144.84)
    Property: $9,972,000 ($123.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,368,000 ($54.04)
    Other License: $821,000 ($10.16)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $564,000 ($6.98)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $487,000 ($6.02)
    NEC: $420,000 ($5.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($0.45)

Lakewood government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,688,000 ($552.84)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,009,000 ($532.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,910,000 ($48.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,231,000 ($27.60)

Lakewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($0.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,609,000 ($675.58)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,556,000 ($81.11)

3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.22%
California average:

5.75%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.14%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, CA  0.46% ($46,009 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($37,904)
from San Diego County, CA  0.15% ($41,486)


4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.64% ($39,463 average AGI)
to Orange County, CA  0.60% ($54,756)
to Riverside County, CA  0.35% ($50,596)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTX (1390 AM; 5 kW; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)
  • KKJZ (88.1 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: CALIF. STATE UNIV LONG BEACH FOUND.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBUE (105.5 FM; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 89 meters (292ft)
Total costs: $10,145,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,046,398
Total average daily truck traffic: 46,077

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lakewood, CA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED309$366,849315$281,7811,863$283,847111$213,1603$1,946,84099$220,5170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$376,19032$277,156192$319,14720$113,6110$09$184,4931$75,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$382,84648$308,595498$324,54346$143,8540$035$276,1603$90,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$369,30758$297,857390$310,40217$180,0041$292,35019$221,0870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$397,23015$340,21697$320,1667$220,7490$02$233,1750$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Lakewood, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$341,90322$362,759
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$360,86417$399,025
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$308,70410$338,841
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$315,9701$314,780
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$362,9001$325,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Lakewood, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John45173.6 years
Mary39178.3 years
Robert36970.2 years
William34872.8 years
James27470.5 years
Charles22173.1 years
George21774.6 years
Helen16877.7 years
Margaret16778.7 years
Ruth15377.2 years
Most common last names in Lakewood, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16775.3 years
Johnson12274.8 years
Brown8773.9 years
Jones8776.6 years
Miller8373.0 years
Williams7275.7 years
Davis7176.2 years
Anderson6977.7 years
Wilson6873.9 years
White5377.3 years
Businesses in Lakewood, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jones New York2
7-Eleven6Journeys1
ALDO1KFC1
AT&T3Kohl's1
Aeropostale1Kroger2
Albertsons1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture2
Arby's2LensCrafters1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Avenue1Macy's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marshalls1
Bakers1McDonald's7
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Blockbuster1Nike9
Burger King1Nordstrom1
CVS3OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless2
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut2
Cinnabon 1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack3
Costco1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys3Safeway3
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
El Pollo Loco3Sephora1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx5Starbucks7
Foot Locker1Subway5
Forever 211T-Mobile9
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Taco Bell2
GNC2Target1
GameStop4Torrid1
Gap1UPS2
H&R Block4Vans6
Hollister Co.1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Victoria's Secret1
HomeTown Buffet1Vons3
Hot Topic1Walgreens2
IHOP1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
Jack In The Box3Wet Seal1
Jamba Juice1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Lakewood, CA


Lakewood on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander residents"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Asian Indian residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in house/condo value from 2000 to 2005"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Vietnamese residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest median gross rent in 2007 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Chinese residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other Asian residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #54 (90712) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #100 (90715) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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