Lakewood, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 50,926 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 24,612  (48.3%)
Females: 26,314  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44107.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,919 (it was $40,527 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$42,919
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,008 (it was $23,945 in 2000)

Lakewood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,297 (it was $117,600 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$122,297
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $155,634; Detached houses: $164,221; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,615; In 2-unit structures: $68,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,173; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,916; Mobile homes: $31,368

Median gross rent in 2013: $679.

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  • Races in Lakewood, OH (2013)

    Lakewood races chart
    • 42,72483.3%White alone
    • 3,6897.2%Black alone
    • 2,0404.0%Hispanic
    • 1,8973.7%Two or more races
    • 8601.7%Asian alone
    • 570.1%American Indian alone
    • 540.1%Other race alone
    • 370.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lakewood: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.9%), Irish (17.2%), English (7.4%), Italian (7.3%), Polish (5.3%), Hungarian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 5.55 square miles.

Population density: 9,178 people per square mile   (high).

Lakewood,OH real estate house value index trend

Lakewood, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Lakewood:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakewood city:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

4,089 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 0.8% Africa).

This city:

8.0%
Ohio:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,490 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,074 (2.6%)

Lakewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (6.8 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (304.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rocky River, OH (1.5 miles ), Linndale, OH (1.8 miles) , Fairview Park, OH (2.0 miles ), Brooklyn, OH (2.1 miles ), Brook Park, OH (2.4 miles ), Bay Village, OH (2.6 miles ), Cleveland, OH (2.6 miles ), Parma Heights, OH (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $141,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $315,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $1,100,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $261,000
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $303,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $1,200,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 81.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -14,682 (-28.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,011 (18.0%)

Lakewood household income distribution Lakewood home values distribution

Property values in Lakewood, OH


Crime rates in Lakewood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 101212110132
per 100,000 1.80.01.83.71.93.92.02.00.01.95.83.9
Rapes 547545576936
per 100,000 8.87.212.89.37.59.79.914.012.117.35.811.8
Robberies 252740376149553338353432
per 100,000 43.948.873.468.5114.495.0108.565.976.767.165.762.8
Assaults 335477704234405032292426
per 100,000 57.997.6141.3129.678.865.978.999.864.655.646.451.1
Burglaries 230192291237261283322156220254244114
per 100,000 403.6346.8534.1438.9489.6548.4635.2311.4444.2486.9471.8223.9
Thefts 771667779961862889803554655795680570
per 100,000 1,353.01,204.91,429.71,779.81,617.01,722.71,584.11,105.81,322.51,523.91,314.71,119.3
Auto thefts 638510413615515412430268510165
per 100,000 110.6153.6190.9251.9290.8298.4244.659.952.5162.9195.3127.6
Arson 3349914841655
per 100,000 5.35.47.316.716.927.115.88.02.011.59.79.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) 125.2123.4172.3181.5180.2186.4185.7124.5132.5155.4145.0115.8

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 112 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Ohio average:

2.45
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,944 (-4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lakewood, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lakewood, Ohio average temperatures Lakewood, Ohio average precipitation Lakewood, Ohio humidity Lakewood, Ohio wind speed Lakewood, Ohio snowfall Lakewood, Ohio sunshine Lakewood, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lakewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Lakewood city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakewood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from Lakewood center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from Lakewood center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cuyahoga County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakewood topographic map

Birthplace of: Teri Garr - (born 1949), actor, Jim Leyritz - Baseball player, Seán Patrick O'Malley - Roman Catholic prelate, Zach Mills - Child actor, Donald Henderson - Physician, Arthur D. Collins, Jr. - Chief executive, Brian P. Cleary - Children's writer, Ed Feighan - Politician, John L. Koprowski - Biologist, Larry Shepard - Baseball player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lakewood:

  • LAKEWOOD HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 14519 DETROIT AVENUE)
  • NEW AVENUES - LAKEWOOD (1527 WEST CLIFTON BOULEVARD)
  • NEW AVENUES-CLIFTON (12543 CLIFTON AVENUE)
  • CRESTMONT NORTH NURSING HOME (13330 DETROIT AVE)
  • ENNISCOURT NURSING CARE (13315 DETROIT AVE)
  • LAKEWOOD HOSPITAL SKILLED NURS (14519 DETROIT AVE)
  • LAKEWOOD SENIOR HEALTH CAMPUS (13900 DETROIT AVE)
  • DAVITA - VILLA OF LAKEWOOD (14050 MADISON AVE.)
  • ELIZA JENNINGS AT HOME (14306 DETROIT AVENUE)
  • GENERATIONS CARE HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (13607 DETROIT AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Lakewood:

  • 6 miles: CLEVELAND (200 CLEVELAND MEMORIAL SHOREWAY) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: ELYRIA (410 E. RIVER RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Lakewood:

  • Virginia Marti College of Art and Design (Full-time enrollment: 167; Location: 11724 Detroit Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vmcad.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakewood:

  • Cleveland State University (about 7 miles; Cleveland, OH; Full-time enrollment: 14,161)
  • Cuyahoga Community College District (about 7 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 20,271)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 8 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)
  • Case Western Reserve University (about 11 miles; Cleveland, OH; FT enrollment: 7,034)
  • John Carroll University (about 14 miles; University Heights, OH; FT enrollment: 3,546)
  • Lorain County Community College (about 15 miles; Elyria, OH; FT enrollment: 7,690)
  • Lakeland Community College (about 26 miles; Kirtland, OH; FT enrollment: 6,170)

Public high schools in Lakewood:

  • LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,803, Location: 14100 FRANKLIN BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAKEWOOD CITY ACADEMY (Location: 13701 LAKE AVE, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Lakewood:

  • ST EDWARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 863, Location: 13500 DETROIT AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • EMERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 409, Location: 13439 CLIFTON BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
  • HORACE MANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392, Location: 1215 W CLIFTON BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 292, Location: 13465 FRANKLIN BLVD, Grades: KG-5)
  • GRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 17415 NORTHWOOD AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 13889 CLIFTON BLVD, Grades: KG-5)
  • HARDING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 16601 MADISON AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • HAYES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 16401 DELAWARE AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • GARFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 13114 DETROIT AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • HARRISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2080 QUAIL ST, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Lakewood:

  • LAKEWOOD CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 619, Location: 14808 LAKE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • LAKEWOOD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 14560 MADISON AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Lakewood

Library in Lakewood:

  • LAKEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,853,871; Location: 15425 DETROIT AVENUE; 306,031 books; 51,855 audio materials; 84,196 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 488 print serial subscriptions; 377 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Other Churches Include St. Clement, St. Luke, St. James, and St. Cyril and Methodious.
  • Lakewood has over 5+ miles of lakefront land on the shoreline of Lake Erie.
  • lakewood is the most populated suburb between New York City and Chicago added by Peter Forcey

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Notable locations in Lakewood: Lakewood Center North (A), Lakewood Fire Department (B), Madison Branch Lakewood Public Library (C), Lakewood Fire Department Station 3 (D), Lakewood Fire Department Station 2 (E), Lakewood City Hall (F), Lakewood Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lakewood include: Saint Clements Catholic Church (A), Saint James Catholic Church (B), Saint Hedwig Catholic Church (C), Saint Lukes Catholic Church (D), Calvary United Methodist Church of Lakewood (E), Church of the Ascension (F), Faith United Presbyterian Church (G), First United Church of Christ (H), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Lakewood include: Cove Park (1), Birdtown Historic District (2), Wagar Park (3), Madison Park (4), Lakewood Park (5), Kauffman Park (6), Clifton Park Lakefront Historic District (7), Edwards Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Days Inn of Lakewood (12019 Lake Avenue).

Cuyahoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.96
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 27.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.3% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  44.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in college/university student housing
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Lakewood in 2000:

  • 406 people in nursing homes
  • 218 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 77 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Lakewood, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lakewood (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Lakewood-East Branch, Lakewood Gaint Eagle Branch, Lakewood West Office Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Madison / Ridgewood at 12222 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1989/08/09; Lakewood/Madison Avenue Branch at 14534 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Fifth Third Bank: Lakewood East Branch at 1616 West 117th Street, branch established on 2007/06/25; Madison-Warren Banking Center Branch at 14800 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1993/10/14. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Dollar Bank, Federal Savings Bank: Lakewood Branch at 15509 Madison Avenue, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $6,350.8 mil, Deposits: $4,971.8 mil, headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 62 total offices
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association: First Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 14806 Detroit Ave, branch established on 1935/07/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,362.1 mil, Deposits: $1,167.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lakewood-Detroit Branch at 14205 Detroit Avenue, branch established on 1963/10/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • KeyBank National Association: Lakewood Branch at 1435 Warren Road, branch established on 1956/01/16. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Ohio average:

10.9

Lakewood travel time to work - commute Lakewood mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Lakewood:

(Lakewood, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic366,464110
Evangelical Protestant106,477326
Mainline Protestant94,977233
Other49,641126
Black Protestant40,776129
Orthodox16,45631
None605,331-
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: 302
Cuyahoga County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 218
Cuyahoga County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 293
Cuyahoga County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 891
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cuyahoga County:

28.3%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lakewood:

51.3%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lakewood:

6.9
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lakewood:

59.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lakewood, OH Residents
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 16$76,206$57,1555$9,432
Other Government Administration 20$94,095$56,45711$9,321
Judicial and Legal 24$97,624$48,8127$9,910
Police Protection - Officers 91$666,693$87,9164$3,565
Police - Other 15$58,089$46,47136$21,155
Firefighters 75$501,695$80,2710$0
Fire - Other 13$93,486$86,2950$0
Streets and Highways 21$92,160$52,6631$2,768
Welfare 21$134,855$77,0604$6,775
Health 6$20,150$40,3000$0
Solid Waste Management 29$111,309$46,0590$0
Sewerage 33$145,028$52,7370$0
Parks and Recreation 14$59,129$50,6825$4,955
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$34,452$59,0610$0
Natural Resources 4$17,440$52,3200$0
Water Supply 12$49,228$49,2282$2,429
Other and Unallocable 8$35,114$52,6710$0
Totals for Government 409$2,286,753$67,09375$70,310

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,278,000 ($84.00)
    Regular Highways: $2,252,000 ($44.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,928,000 ($37.86)
    General - Other: $1,534,000 ($30.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,206,000 ($23.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $478,000 ($9.39)
    Health - Other: $365,000 ($7.17)
    Police Protection: $356,000 ($6.99)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,420,000 ($184.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,207,000 ($180.79)
    Water Utilities: $7,771,000 ($152.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,177,000 ($82.02)
    General - Other: $3,751,000 ($73.66)
    Sewerage: $3,614,000 ($70.97)
    Health - Other: $3,298,000 ($64.76)
    Regular Highways: $2,581,000 ($50.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,329,000 ($45.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,296,000 ($45.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,966,000 ($38.61)
    Financial Administration: $1,899,000 ($37.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,484,000 ($29.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,141,000 ($22.41)
    Correctional Institutions: $821,000 ($16.12)
    General Public Buildings: $578,000 ($11.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $393,000 ($7.72)
    Parking Facilities: $289,000 ($5.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,355,000 ($85.52)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $348,000 ($6.83)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($1.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $1,112,000 ($21.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $149,000 ($2.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($1.98)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($1.73)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($1.28)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($0.41)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($0.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($0.24)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($0.16)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,619,000 ($601.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $314,000 ($6.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,318,000 ($84.79)
    All Other: $3,501,000 ($68.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $741,000 ($14.55)
    Parking Facilities: $295,000 ($5.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,780,000 ($74.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $293,000 ($5.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,910,000 ($57.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,401,000 ($27.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $464,000 ($9.11)
    Special Assessments: $292,000 ($5.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $264,000 ($5.18)
    Sale of Property: $180,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,657,000 ($169.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,563,000 ($128.87)
    All Other: $2,247,000 ($44.12)
    Highways: $1,825,000 ($35.84)
    Health and Hospitals: $391,000 ($7.68)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($4.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($1.94)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $17,139,000 ($336.55)
    Property: $13,967,000 ($274.26)
    Other License: $1,160,000 ($22.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,595,000 ($1091.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,940,000 ($921.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,365,000 ($537.35)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,630,000 ($503.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,810,000 ($408.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,155,000 ($238.68)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,735,000 ($34.07)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $15,737,000 ($309.02)
    Beginning: $13,213,000 ($259.45)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,552,000 ($109.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,962,000 ($391.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,828,000 ($526.80)

3.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.35%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.04%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lorain County, OH  0.34% ($35,089 average AGI)
from Summit County, OH  0.31% ($37,970)
from Lake County, OH  0.29% ($35,321)


4.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($603 average AGI)
Cuyahoga County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lorain County, OH  0.40% ($50,279 average AGI)
to Lake County, OH  0.34% ($38,243)
to Summit County, OH  0.33% ($45,425)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WJTB (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR BROADCASTING CO)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABQ (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WABQ, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakewood:

  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WCPN (90.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WGAR-FM (99.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBWC (88.3 FM; BEREA, OH; Owner: BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCSB (89.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFHM-FM (95.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXTM (92.3 FM; CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRUW-FM (91.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCLV (104.9 FM; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RADIO SEAWAY, INC.)
  • WJCU (88.7 FM; UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lakewood:

  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lakewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 116m381ftTotal length
  • 657,741Total average daily traffic
  • 25,364Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 111970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lakewood, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lakewood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lakewood, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lakewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lakewood)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED203$117,103226$102,903505$140,88553$29,1706$574,16754$85,093
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$107,5004$113,00053$123,13212$10,5001$390,0004$57,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$110,76539$84,769201$138,269104$25,7692$2,360,00033$63,606
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$110,30023$118,043131$141,7108$48,0001$370,00020$84,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$95,5007$86,85741$132,0982$170,0000$05$86,600

Detailed mortgage data for all 19 tracts in Lakewood, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$110,41714$178,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$83,0007$163,714
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$118,4295$157,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$191,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$30,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 158
  • Hazardous Condition: 540
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Lakewood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakewood, OH
Most common first names in Lakewood, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John85774.8 years
Mary84180.5 years
William44874.9 years
Helen39280.5 years
Anna37582.9 years
Joseph36775.1 years
Margaret35379.6 years
George34376.4 years
Robert31371.3 years
James28771.8 years
Most common last names in Lakewood, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller12379.1 years
Smith12275.7 years
Johnson6874.5 years
Williams5876.0 years
Jones5773.7 years
Murphy5379.6 years
Brown4476.9 years
Baker4177.4 years
Clark4178.9 years
Thomas3875.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Lakewood, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AT&T1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Caribou Coffee1Penske1
Chipotle1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx2Travelodge2
GameStop1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS3
Jimmy John's1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Lakewood compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Lakewood on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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