Lakewood, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 147,214 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 73,662  (50.0%)
Females: 73,552  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 80228.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,967 (it was $48,109 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$53,967
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,115 (it was $25,575 in 2000)

Lakewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $244,300 (it was $169,000 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$244,300
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $257,103; Detached houses: $284,308; Townhouses or other attached units: $189,656; In 2-unit structures: $224,791; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,916; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,823; Mobile homes: $39,594; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,843

Median gross rent in 2012: $934.

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Lakewood races chart
  • White alone - 101,348 (69.6%)
  • Hispanic - 32,550 (22.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4,526 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3,409 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,155 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,494 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 95 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 40 (0.03%)

Races in Lakewood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lakewood: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (11.3%), English (9.3%), Italian (4.5%), United States (3.1%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Elevation: 5450 feet

Land area: 41.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,540 people per square mile   (average).

Lakewood,CO real estate house value index trend

Lakewood, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

12,860 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.5% Europe).

This city:  8.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 234 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, Colorado as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lakewood to the number of sex offenders is 622 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,744 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,823 (0.7%)

Lakewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (2.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (576.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Northeast Jefferson, CO (1.7 miles ), East Pleasant View, CO (1.8 miles ), Edgewater, CO (1.9 miles ), Applewood, CO (2.0 miles ), West Pleasant View, CO (2.1 miles ), Wheat Ridge, CO (2.1 miles ), Mountain View, CO (2.3 miles ), Lakeside, CO (2.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 319 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 1998: 248 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 1999: 159 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2000: 212 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2001: 283 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2002: 279 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2003: 277 buildings, average cost: $232,400
  • 2004: 222 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2005: 240 buildings, average cost: $253,700
  • 2006: 112 buildings, average cost: $309,900
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $343,000
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $376,900
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $327,800
  • 2010: 117 buildings, average cost: $301,800
  • 2011: 116 buildings, average cost: $291,500
  • 2012: 172 buildings, average cost: $309,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,445 (+2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 22,827 (31.4%)

Lakewood household income distribution Lakewood home values distribution

Crime rates in Lakewood by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 371654115182
per 100,000 2.14.70.74.23.52.80.70.73.60.75.51.4
Rapes 749480839398838684958894
per 100,000 50.663.553.057.664.968.459.561.559.768.060.564.2
Robberies 134164144184187176152194171137131148
per 100,000 91.6110.895.4127.7130.5122.8109.0138.8121.698.190.1101.1
Assaults 222244207386386424383442429385388432
per 100,000 151.8164.8137.1267.9269.4295.8274.7316.2305.1275.8266.7295.1
Burglaries 1,0961,0351,2771,1721,2591,182954909901949935917
per 100,000 749.4699.2845.7813.5878.8824.7684.3650.2640.7679.7642.7626.3
Thefts 5,1625,8296,0845,2715,6504,7104,1214,3904,7884,5004,7715,180
per 100,000 3529.53937.84029.03658.83943.93286.12956.13140.13405.03223.13279.73538.2
Auto thefts 7671,0811,1451,2881,4221,103862660625521488608
per 100,000 524.4730.3758.3894.1992.6769.5618.3472.1444.5373.2335.5415.3
Arson 635840312724104322181515
per 100,000 43.139.226.521.518.816.77.230.815.612.910.310.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 346.3400.9390.0431.4461.6416.9360.9373.3378.0355.3351.1370.9

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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
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 410 (267 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Colorado average:

2.23

Lakewood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +17,613 (+13.9%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Lakewood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lakewood, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Lakewood city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lakewood-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 187.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 539.9 miles away from Lakewood center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 417.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 miles away from Lakewood center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 371.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakewood topographic map

Birthplace of: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams - Martial artist, Dylan Bennett Klebold - (1981-1999), perpetrator of the Columbine High School massacre, Chris Broderick - Heavy metal guitarist, Mat Clark - Ice hockey player, Mel Proctor - Baseball player, Gregg Henry - Blues musician, Scott Gaylord - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 12, 1958), Jeb Brovsky - Soccer player, Luke Walters - College football player (New Mexico Lobos), Marc Schiechl - Player of football.

Main business address for: GLOBAL MED TECHNOLOGIES INC (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT SERVICES), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND III L P (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC), KINDER MORGAN ENERGY PARTNERS L P (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION), KINDER MORGAN MANAGEMENT LLC (PIPE LINES (NO NATURAL GAS)), HEALTH GRADES INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND IV LP (SERVICES-EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING, NEC).

Hospitals in Lakewood:

  • AMC CANCER RESEARCH CTR (provides emergency services, 1600 PIERCE ST)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 11600 WEST 2ND PLACE)
  • ORTHOCOLORADO HOSPITAL AT ST ANTHONY MED CAMPUS (Proprietary, 11650 W 2ND PLACE)

Dialysis Facilities in Lakewood:

  • KIDNEY CENTER OF BEAR CREEK (ARA) (11058 WEST JEWELL AVE)
  • LAKEWOOD CROSSING DIALYSIS (DVA) (1057 S WADSWORTH BLVD STE 100)
  • LAKEWOOD DIALYSIS (DVA) (1750 PIERCE ST)
  • MILE HIGH PD (DVA) (1750 PIERCE ST STE A)

Home Health Centers in Lakewood:

  • ACARIA INC (5727 WEST 6TH AVENUE)
  • ACCENT ON INDEPENDENCE INC (11949 W COLFAX AVENUE)
  • COLORADO COMPREHENSIVE CARE INC (7895 MORRISON RD)
  • ICON HOME HEALTH INC (7000 WEST 14TH AVENUE)
  • PERSONAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES OF COLORADO (6015 WEST 16TH AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Lakewood:

  • ALLISON CARE CENTER (1660 ALLISON STREET)
  • AZURA OF LAKEWOOD (7395 WEST EASTMAN PLACE)
  • CAMBRIDGE CARE CENTER (1685 EATON STREET)
  • CEDARS HEALTHCARE CENTER (1599 INGALLS ST)
  • EVERGREEN TERRACE CARE CENTER LLC (1625 SIMMS STREET)
  • GRAND OAKS CARE CENTER (1150 OAK STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF SAINT JOHN - LTC (1320 EVERETT COURT)
  • MAPLETON CARE CENTER (115 INGALLS STREET)
  • VILLA MANOR CARE CENTER (7950 WEST MISSISSIPPI AVENUE)
  • WESTERN HILLS HEALTH CARE CENTER (1625 CARR STREET)

Amtrak station near Lakewood:

  • 7 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Lakewood:

  • Red Rocks Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,185; Location: 13300 W Sixth Ave; Public; Website: www.rrcc.edu)
  • Colorado Christian University (FT enrollment: 2,959; Location: 8787 West Alameda Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.CCU.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (FT enrollment: 666; Location: 1600 Pierce St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rmcad.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Colorado School of Healing Arts (FT enrollment: 180; Location: 7655 W Mississippi Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csha.net)
  • Colorado Media School (FT enrollment: 173; Location: 404 South Upham St.; Private, for-profit; Website: beonair.com)
  • Colorado School of Trades (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 1575 Hoyt St; Private, for-profit; Website: schooloftrades.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Denver (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 405 S Teller St; Private, for-profit; Website: school.paulmitchell.edu/denver-co)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood (FT enrollment: 105; Location: 98 Wadsworth Blvd, Suite 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • National Personal Training Institute of Colorado (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 1658 Cole Boulevard, Suite 50; Private, for-profit; Website: www.personaltraininginstitute.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Lakewood (FT enrollment: 31; Location: 441 Wadsworth Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lakewood:

  • Community College of Denver (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,329)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 6 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 7 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 7 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Regis University (about 7 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 8 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Denver (about 8 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 9,621)

Biggest public high schools in Lakewood:

Private high schools in Lakewood:

  • DENVER STREET SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 1380 AMMONS ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 6; Location: 822 S SIMMS; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 10530 W 20TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 2100 N WADSWORTH BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • A CHILDS VIEW PRESCHOOL (Students: 175; Location: 3265 S WADSWORTH BLVD BLDG 3; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST BERNADETTE SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 1100 UPHAM ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 13371 W ALAMEDA PKWY; Grades: PK - TK)
  • LAKEWOOD UNITED METHODIST PRESCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 1390 BRENTWOOD ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • KINDERCARE CENTER (Students: 70; Location: 975 S KIPLING PKWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FRONT RANGE WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 12755 W CEDAR DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF LAKE WOOD (Students: 46; Location: 5925 W IST AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • COLORADO EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 45; Location: 1690 SIMMS ST; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Lakewood, School District: JEFFERSON COUNTY R-1

Library in Lakewood:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,000,000; Location: 10200 W 20TH AVE; 1,133,319 books; 6,200 e-books; 132,164 audio materials; 67,263 video materials; 45 local licensed databases; 30 other licensed databases; 4,164 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lakewood: Lakewood Country Club (A), Westland Town Center (B), Moffat Filter Plant (C), Westland Plaza (D), Fox Hollow at Lakewood Golf Course (E), Bear Creek Golf Club (F), Colorado Mills (G), Soda Lakes Marina (H), Union Square Shopping Area (I), Jefferson County Stadium (J), West Metro Fire Rescue Station 7 (K), Clover Basin Fire Protection (L), Lakewood's Historical Belmar Village (M), Green Mountain Recreation Center (N), Wilbur Rogers Center (O), National Training Center (P), Lakewood Cultural Center (Q), Jefferson County Public Library Lakewood Branch (R), Lakewood Police Department (S), Colorado Bureau of Investigation (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: J C R S Shopping Center (1), Sheridan-Alameda Shopping Center (2), Meadowlark Hills Shopping Center (3), Sheridan Gables Shopping Center (4), Foothills Shopping Center (5), Green Mountain Plaza Shopping Center (6), Market Square Shopping Center (7), Villa Italia Shopping Center (8), Jewell Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Lakewood include: GLOBAL MED TECHNOLOGIES INC (A), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND III L P (B), KINDER MORGAN ENERGY PARTNERS L P (C), KINDER MORGAN MANAGEMENT LLC (D), HEALTH GRADES INC (E), CAPITAL PREFERRED YIELD FUND IV LP (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lakewood include: Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church (A), Grace Covenant Church (B), Bear Valley Church (C), Saint Joseph's Episcopal Church (D), River of Life Church (E), Rocky Mountain Islamic Center (F), Lakewood United Church of Christ (G), Southern Gables Church (H), Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kountze Lake (A), Bear Creek Lake (B), Main Reservoir (C), Crosley and Westfield Reservoir (D), Soda West Reservoir Number 1 (E), Soda East Reservoir Number 2 (F), Maple Grove Reservoir (G), Bowles Reservoir Number One (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Weaver Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lakewood include: Charles Whitlock Recreation Park (1), Cottonwood Park (2), Coyote Gulch Park (3), Foothills Park (4), Glennon Heights Park (5), Green Mountain Village Park (6), Hutchinson Park (7), James J Richey Park (8), Jefferson County Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Universal Sales and Service (6771 West Mississippi) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn Southwest (3440 S Vance St) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Lakewood City Government - Court Municipal- Telephone Deaf Device (445 South Allison) (1), Lakewood City Government - Court Marshal (445 South Allison Parkway) (2), Lakewood City Government - Court Municipal (445 South Allison Parkway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lakewood and their reported violations in the past:

LAFAYETTE CITY OF (Population served: 27,651, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2008)
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
CONSOLIDATED MUTUAL MAPLE GROVE (Population served: 25,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2005)
KIMBERLY HILLS MHP (Population served: 2,005, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
CASCADE METRO DISTRICT NO 1 (Population served: 1,800, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
BACA GRANDE WSD (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2008)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
COUNTRYSIDE VILLAGE OF DENVER (Population served: 1,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GREATROCK NORTH WSD (Population served: 936, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
WESTERN CONVENIENCE STORE (Population served: 906, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lakewood that have no violations reported:

  • CONSOLIDATED MUTUAL NO2 (Population served: 61,948, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BANCROFT CLOVER WSD (Population served: 50,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BEAR CREEK WSD (Population served: 31,150, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN WSD (Population served: 25,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • LAKEWOOD CITY OF (Population served: 5,302, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • MEADOWBROOK WD (Population served: 3,700, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • ALAMEDA WSD (Address: 359 S HARLAN ST , Population served: 1,600, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • BONVUE (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DUKES MHP LLC (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TALL TEXAN (Population served: 225, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2010:

  • 1,064 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 497 people in college/university student housing
  • 272 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 170 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 39 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2000:

  • 1,357 people in nursing homes
  • 810 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 350 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 295 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 168 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 163 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 148 people in halfway houses
  • 143 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 116 people in other group homes
  • 67 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 45 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in religious group quarters
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 27 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 27 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Lakewood, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Lakewood compared to Colorado state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.

Banks with most branches in Lakewood (2011 data):

  • FirstBank: Firstbank, Belmar Branch, Green Mountain Branch, Jefferson Branch, Academy Park Branch, Kipling Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Green Mountain Branch, Lakewood-Belmar Branch, Westland Branch, Lakewood Carr Branch, Wadsworth And Jewell King Soopers. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Sheridan And Florida Branch, Lakewood Branch, Denver West Branch, Lakewood Branch, West Colfax At Pierce Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lakewood Commons Branch, Green Gables Branch, Union Square Branch, Lakewood 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: Denver West Banking Center Branch, Colfax & Garrison Banking Center Bra, Alameda Branch, Green Mountain Banking Center Branch. 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.
  • TCF National Bank: Union & Almeda Branch, Wadsworth & Colfax Branch, Belmar #7027 Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Westland at 10425 West Colfax Avenue, branch established on 1931/01/01; Lakewood Wadsworth at 215 South Wadsworth Boulevard, branch established on 1992/07/14. 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
  • Bank of Colorado: Lakewood Branch at 300 Union Blvd Suite 100, branch established on 2007/06/29. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Solera National Bank: at 319 South Sheridan Boulevard, branch established on 2007/09/10. Info updated 2011/10/04: Bank assets: $145.4 mil, Deposits: $121.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Solera National Bancorp, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, Colorado:

  • White Swan Motel, 6060 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214 , Phone: (303) 238-1351, Fax: (303) 238-0046
  • Sheraton Denver West Hotel & Conference CNTR, 360 Union Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80228 , Phone: (303) 987-2000, Fax: (303) 969-0263
  • Hampton Inn - Denver West Lakewood, 137 Union Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80228 , Phone: (303) 969-9900, Fax: (303) 989-9847
  • Chalet Motel, 6051 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226 , Phone: (303) 237-7775
  • Travel Lodge Denver West, 11595 W 6TH Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215 , Phone: (303) 238-7751, Fax: (303) 232-4527
  • Holiday Inn Lakewood, 7390 W Hampden Ave, Lakewood, CO 80227 , Phone: (303) 980-9200, Fax: (303) 980-6423
  • Foothills Executive Lodging, 6565 W Jewell St #4B, Lakewood, CO 80232 , Phone: (303) 936-3070
  • Days Inn Lakewood Colorado, 3440 S Vance St, Lakewood, CO 80227 , Phone: (303) 989-5500, Fax: (303) 989-2981
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, Colorado

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 (20%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lakewood city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.53%
Here: 35.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents45.4%6.4%5.9%5.6%5.4%
Congregations5.7%0.8%11.7%5.7%5.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentJewishOther
Adherents3.8%3.4%2.5%2.3%19.3%
Congregations4.2%3.8%1.1%0.8%60.6%
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: 58
Jefferson County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Jefferson County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 410
Here:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

17.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 50$312,553$75,0138$21,124
Other Government Administration 73$369,176$60,68613$12,334
Judicial and Legal 33$185,759$67,54910$16,769
Police Protection - Officers 261$1,882,613$86,5570$0
Police - Other 140$653,790$56,03915$21,857
Correction 8$37,744$56,6161$2,847
Streets and Highways 34$190,991$67,4097$14,119
Welfare 8$26,643$39,9651$1,882
Health 10$48,646$58,3750$0
Solid Waste Management 8$34,222$51,33314$7,519
Sewerage 21$114,712$65,5501$2,252
Parks and Recreation 112$518,322$55,535358$248,349
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,708$80,4960$0
Natural Resources 3$12,666$50,6640$0
Other and Unallocable 93$481,642$62,14755$85,212
Totals for Government 855$4,876,187$68,438483$434,264

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,222,000 ($42.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,726,000 ($11.72)
    Sewerage: $1,313,000 ($8.92)
    General Public Buildings: $195,000 ($1.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $129,000 ($0.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $30,224,000 ($205.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,059,000 ($95.50)
    General Public Buildings: $7,364,000 ($50.02)
    Central Staff Services: $7,015,000 ($47.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,189,000 ($35.25)
    Regular Highways: $5,056,000 ($34.34)
    Financial Administration: $4,920,000 ($33.42)
    General - Other: $4,398,000 ($29.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,710,000 ($18.41)
    Sewerage: $2,641,000 ($17.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,808,000 ($12.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $890,000 ($6.05)
    Water Utilities: $838,000 ($5.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $800,000 ($5.43)
    Health - Other: $655,000 ($4.45)
    Corrections - Other: $501,000 ($3.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $167,000 ($1.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,290,000 ($29.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $683,000 ($4.64)
    Police Protection: $347,000 ($2.36)
    General - Other: $102,000 ($0.69)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($0.47)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $60,488,000 ($410.88)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $8,050,000 ($54.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,699,000 ($52.30)
    Sewerage: $2,430,000 ($16.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $207,000 ($1.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,412,000 ($16.38)
    Highways: $1,182,000 ($8.03)
    All Other: $629,000 ($4.27)
    Public Welfare: $297,000 ($2.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,192,000 ($28.48)
    Highways: $1,995,000 ($13.55)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $2,691,000 ($18.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,382,000 ($9.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,342,000 ($9.12)
    Interest Earnings: $965,000 ($6.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $672,000 ($4.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,362,000 ($29.63)
    All Other: $1,610,000 ($10.94)
    General Local Government Support: $438,000 ($2.98)
    Public Welfare: $164,000 ($1.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $45,298,000 ($307.70)
    Property: $8,381,000 ($56.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,394,000 ($36.64)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,948,000 ($13.23)
    Other License: $1,794,000 ($12.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $812,000 ($5.52)
    Motor Vehicle License: $472,000 ($3.21)
    Public Utility License: $114,000 ($0.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $56,000 ($0.38)
    Amusements License: $29,000 ($0.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,500,000 ($506.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,520,000 ($479.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $32,753,000 ($222.49)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $31,003,000 ($210.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,980,000 ($27.04)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,750,000 ($11.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,796,000 ($209.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,003,000 ($210.60)

8.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.88%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  2.20% ($40,159 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.00% ($35,754)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.91% ($41,812)


8.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  2.16% ($35,772 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.14% ($35,073)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.98% ($38,035)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • KCKK (1600 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KADZ (1550 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDDZ (1690 AM; 10 kW; ARVADA, CO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KBNO (1280 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: LATINO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLDV (91.1 FM; MORRISON, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:

  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDVT-LP (Channel 36; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KDEV-LP (Channel 62; AURORA, CO; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCEC (Channel 50; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMT (Channel 41; DENVER, CO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K57BT (Channel 57; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF DENVER, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lakewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 59
Total length: 306 meters (1,004ft)
Total costs: $9,832,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,014,462
Total average daily truck traffic: 70,353

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 14
  • 1990-1999: 7
  • 2000-2009: 12
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lakewood, CO
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lakewood)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lakewood, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 613 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lakewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lakewood)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 97 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full and 13 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 ORIGINATED841$178,554675$201,4923,866$204,883137$85,9757$7,851,649226$146,7962$170,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$171,94173$201,000319$207,11127$35,1980$032$122,2102$34,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED89$168,98892$210,365928$203,84087$56,2773$384,31372$143,5667$29,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN86$175,13773$202,099552$201,80735$78,8030$039$152,3210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$217,05420$233,899219$199,49114$98,5500$011$138,1650$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 41 tracts in Lakewood, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED114$218,784118$232,0533$135,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$220,48838$216,6572$47,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$186,87420$233,1450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$155,20011$288,9360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$303,2504$188,0051$242,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 343
  • Hazardous Condition: 333
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Lakewood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakewood, CO
Businesses in Lakewood, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Journeys1
7-Eleven9Justice1
ALDO1KFC4
AT&T11Kohl's1
Ace Hardware2Kroger6
Advance Auto Parts2La Quinta1
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture1
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters2
Arby's4Levi Strauss & Co.1
Audi1Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone2Long John Silver's1
Banana Republic2Lowe's1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott2
Bath & Body Works3MasterBrand Cabinets9
Ben & Jerry's1Maurices1
Best Western1Mazda1
Big O Tires2McDonald's6
Blockbuster2Men's Wearhouse1
Brooks Brothers1Motel 61
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards2Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Nike14
Burger King4Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot2
Carl\s Jr.1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Old Navy2
Chevrolet2Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express4
Chipotle5Papa John's Pizza2
Cinnabon 1Payless2
Circle K2Penske1
Clarks1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Coldwater Creek2Pizza Hut4
Comfort Suites1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless7Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Curves2Quality1
DHL1Quiznos2
Dairy Queen5RadioShack4
Deb1Red Lobster1
Dennys2Red Robin1
Discount Tire2Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza3Rue211
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dressbarn1Safeway2
Eddie Bauer1Sears3
Extended Stay America2Sheraton1
Famous Footwear2Shoe Carnival1
FedEx24Skechers USA1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel4
Foot Locker2Staples1
Ford1Starbucks13
Forever 211T-Mobile8
GNC5Taco Bell5
GameStop5Target1
Gap3Toyota1
Gymboree1U-Haul6
H&R Block9UPS37
Haagen-Dazs1Vans3
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless4
Hilton2Victoria's Secret2
Hobby Lobby1Village Inn2
Holiday Inn1Volkswagen1
Home Depot2Vons3
Hot Topic1Walgreens3
Jamba Juice1Walmart2
Jimmy John's3Wendy's3
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal1
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York3

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