Lakewood, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 154,958 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 76,286  (49.2%)
Females: 78,672  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80228.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,255 (it was $48,109 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$67,255
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,662 (it was $25,575 in 2000)

Lakewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $385,200 (it was $169,000 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$385,200
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $394,449; detached houses: $435,442; townhouses or other attached units: $281,326; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $192,525; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,871; mobile homes: $202,836

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,354.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lakewood: 112.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Black residents, 16.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.8% for American Indian residents, 1.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.9% for other race residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lakewood, CO (2017)
    • 103,38966.7%White alone
    • 39,38825.4%Hispanic
    • 5,1343.3%Asian alone
    • 3,4962.3%Two or more races
    • 1,5641.0%Black alone
    • 1,4610.9%American Indian alone
    • 5200.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 392 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, Colorado as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lakewood is 394 to 1.


Crime rates in Lakewood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(3.5)
4
(2.8)
1
(0.7)
1
(0.7)
5
(3.6)
1
(0.7)
8
(5.5)
2
(1.4)
6
(4.1)
5
(3.4)
6
(4.0)
4
(2.6)
5
(3.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
93
(64.9)
98
(68.4)
83
(59.5)
86
(61.5)
84
(59.7)
95
(68.0)
88
(60.5)
94
(64.2)
107
(73.1)
116
(78.3)
140
(92.5)
144
(93.2)
151
(96.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
187
(130.5)
176
(122.8)
152
(109.0)
194
(138.8)
171
(121.6)
137
(98.1)
131
(90.1)
148
(101.1)
113
(77.2)
137
(92.4)
210
(138.8)
174
(112.6)
208
(133.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
386
(269.4)
424
(295.8)
383
(274.7)
442
(316.2)
429
(305.1)
385
(275.8)
388
(266.7)
432
(295.1)
398
(272.0)
454
(306.3)
503
(332.4)
553
(357.8)
643
(411.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,259
(878.8)
1,182
(824.7)
954
(684.3)
909
(650.2)
901
(640.7)
949
(679.7)
935
(642.7)
917
(626.3)
872
(596.0)
898
(605.8)
900
(594.8)
1,014
(656.1)
911
(582.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,650
(3,944)
4,710
(3,286)
4,121
(2,956)
4,390
(3,140)
4,788
(3,405)
4,500
(3,223)
4,771
(3,280)
5,180
(3,538)
5,397
(3,689)
5,293
(3,571)
5,801
(3,834)
6,429
(4,160)
5,492
(3,513)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,422
(992.6)
1,103
(769.5)
862
(618.3)
660
(472.1)
625
(444.5)
521
(373.2)
488
(335.5)
608
(415.3)
623
(425.8)
653
(440.5)
882
(582.9)
1,012
(654.8)
1,193
(763.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
27
(18.8)
24
(16.7)
10
(7.2)
43
(30.8)
22
(15.6)
18
(12.9)
15
(10.3)
15
(10.2)
28
(19.1)
32
(21.6)
13
(8.6)
30
(19.4)
24
(15.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)450.6407.0352.3364.4369.0346.8342.8362.0367.6378.8431.7449.7448.2

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City-data.com crime index in Lakewood, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 409 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (12.6%), American (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), English (5.9%), Italian (3.8%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Elevation: 5450 feet

Land area: 41.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,726 people per square mile   (average).

Lakewood, Colorado map

14,571 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

9.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,920 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,927 (0.5%)

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)

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,599 (+3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,829 (33.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lakewood, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lakewood, CO in 2017
Lakewood satellite photo by USGS

Lakewood tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Colorado:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lakewood, CO
Historical housing units in Lakewood, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +17,613 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in Lakewood, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Lakewood, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (2.9%)
  • Registered nurses (2.9%)

Average climate in Lakewood, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lakewood, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.419. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.419
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.665. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.665
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00502
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Lakewood 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 the city 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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakewood topographic map

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)

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)

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)

Heliports located in Lakewood:

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 (Full-time 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 (Full-time enrollment: 666; Location: 1600 Pierce St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rmcad.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Colorado School of Healing Arts (Full-time enrollment: 180; Location: 7655 W Mississippi Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.csha.net)
  • Colorado Media School (Full-time enrollment: 173; Location: 404 South Upham St.; Private, for-profit; Website: beonair.com)
  • Colorado School of Trades (Full-time enrollment: 149; Location: 1575 Hoyt St; Private, for-profit; Website: schooloftrades.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Denver (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 405 S Teller St; Private, for-profit; Website: school.paulmitchell.edu/denver-co)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Lakewood (Full-time enrollment: 105; Location: 98 Wadsworth Blvd, Suite 115; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • National Personal Training Institute of Colorado (Full-time enrollment: 81; Location: 1658 Cole Boulevard, Suite 50; Private, for-profit; Website: www.personaltraininginstitute.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Lakewood (Full-time 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 school in Lakewood:

  • DENVER STREET SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 1380 AMMONS ST, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 331, Location: 2100 WADSWORTH BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 305, Location: 10530 W 20TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BERNADETTE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 147, Location: 1100 UPHAM ST, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Lakewood

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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 - Football player.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood:

Marital status in Lakewood, CO
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lakewood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lakewood, CO (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic80,21917
Evangelical Protestant68,794196
Mainline Protestant22,71657
Other17,96662
Orthodox1,0703
None343,778-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Here:

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.
Colorado:

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

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.3%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
Colorado:

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

9.6%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lakewood:

49.5%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lakewood:

47.4%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lakewood:

21.2%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lakewood:

10.1%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lakewood:

33.9%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Lakewood:

56.8%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lakewood:

79.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lakewood, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 271$2,129,969$94,3160$0
Police - Other 146$739,690$60,79614$21,743
Parks and Recreation 117$586,425$60,146344$247,055
Other and Unallocable 96$544,926$68,11653$84,768
Other Government Administration 76$417,682$65,95012$12,271
Financial Administration 52$353,619$81,6048$21,015
Streets and Highways 35$216,085$74,0867$14,045
Judicial and Legal 34$210,167$74,17710$16,681
Sewerage 21$129,785$74,1631$2,241
Health 10$55,037$66,0440$0
Welfare 8$30,145$45,2181$1,872
Solid Waste Management 8$38,718$58,07714$7,479
Correction 8$42,704$64,0561$2,832
Natural Resources 3$14,330$57,3200$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,590$91,0800$0
Totals for Government 886$5,516,872$74,721465$432,002

Lakewood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,512,000 ($74.29)
    General Public Buildings: $2,300,000 ($14.84)
    Transit Utilities: $1,339,000 ($8.64)
    General - Other: $969,000 ($6.25)
    Sewerage: $297,000 ($1.92)
    Central Staff Services: $195,000 ($1.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($0.94)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($0.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $49,676,000 ($320.58)
    General - Other: $24,574,000 ($158.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,054,000 ($142.32)
    Central Staff Services: $20,997,000 ($135.50)
    General Public Buildings: $9,220,000 ($59.50)
    Regular Highways: $8,773,000 ($56.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,359,000 ($28.13)
    Financial Administration: $4,097,000 ($26.44)
    Sewerage: $3,755,000 ($24.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,278,000 ($21.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,229,000 ($20.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,141,000 ($13.82)
    Health - Other: $1,670,000 ($10.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,100,000 ($7.10)
    Corrections - Other: $687,000 ($4.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $307,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,526,000 ($16.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,681,000 ($30.21)
    Police Protection: $2,024,000 ($13.06)
    General Public Building: $1,938,000 ($12.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $443,000 ($2.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $427,000 ($2.76)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($0.62)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($0.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $67,048,000 ($432.68)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($1.01)

Lakewood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,152,000 ($71.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,435,000 ($67.34)
    Sewerage: $6,178,000 ($39.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $227,000 ($1.46)
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000 ($0.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,188,000 ($20.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,083,000 ($13.44)
    Other: $1,220,000 ($7.87)
    Public Welfare: $733,000 ($4.73)
    Health and Hospitals: $449,000 ($2.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,108,000 ($32.96)
    Public Welfare: $1,654,000 ($10.67)
    Highways: $1,489,000 ($9.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $9,857,000 ($63.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,743,000 ($37.06)
    Interest Earnings: $2,641,000 ($17.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,607,000 ($16.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $299,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,152,000 ($7.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,638,000 ($36.38)
    Public Welfare: $2,209,000 ($14.26)
    Other: $1,475,000 ($9.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $80,403,000 ($518.87)
    Property: $20,185,000 ($130.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,964,000 ($70.75)
    Other: $8,532,000 ($55.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,103,000 ($32.93)
    Other License: $1,180,000 ($7.61)
    Motor Vehicle License: $717,000 ($4.63)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $485,000 ($3.13)
    Public Utility License: $152,000 ($0.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $61,000 ($0.39)
    Amusements License: $4,000 ($0.03)

Lakewood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,624,000 ($236.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,966,000 ($199.83)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,253,000 ($98.43)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,503,000 ($87.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,658,000 ($36.51)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,750,000 ($11.29)

Lakewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,313,000 ($718.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,959,000 ($173.98)

10.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  2.70% ($62,617 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.24% ($52,727)
from Arapahoe County, CO  1.08% ($58,592)


9.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.66%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  2.06% ($50,508 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.53% ($49,978)
to Arapahoe County, CO  1.02% ($56,299)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Lakewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 73Number of bridges
  • 558ft / 170mTotal length
  • $8,745,000Total costs
  • 2,150,416Total average daily traffic
  • 99,053Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,380,607Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lakewood, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 132010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lakewood, CO
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lakewood)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lakewood, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 743 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lakewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lakewood)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 100 (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 in Lakewood, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lakewood, CO - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 324. The highest number of fire incidents - 465 took place in 2003, and the least - 217 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lakewood, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.4%), and Outside Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lakewood, CO
    • 2,33442.4%Structure Fires
    • 1,96535.7%Outside Fires
    • 93817.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2704.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakewood, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, Colorado:

  • Sheraton Denver West Hotel & Conference CNTR, 360 Union Blvd, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 , Phone: (303) 987-2000, Fax: (303) 969-0263
  • Holiday Inn Lakewood, 7390 W Hampden Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80227 , Phone: (303) 980-9200, Fax: (303) 980-6423
  • Days Inn Lakewood Colorado, 3440 S Vance St, Lakewood, Colorado 80227 , Phone: (303) 989-5500, Fax: (303) 989-2981
  • Extended Stay America - Denver - Lakewood South, 7393 W Jefferson Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80235 , Phone: (303) 986-8300, Fax: (303) 986-8400
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Denver Southwest/Lakewood, 7050 W Hampden Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80227 , Phone: (303) 985-7676, Fax: (303) 985-1257
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Denver West-Lakewood, 139 Union Blvd, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 , Phone: (303) 716-5737, Fax: (303) 716-5735
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 7240 W Jefferson Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80235 , Phone: (303) 989-4600, Fax: (303) 339-9829
  • Home2 Suites By Hilton - Denver West/Lakewood, 50 Van Gordon St, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 , Phone: (303) 985-7100, Fax: (303) 985-7111
  • Courtyard By Marriott Denver Lakewood, 7180 W Hampden Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80227 , Phone: (303) 985-9696, Fax: (303) 985-9364
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lakewood, Colorado
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lakewood, CO
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lakewood, CO
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Solar energy


Lakewood compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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