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Lakewood, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Lakewood,CA index of house prices

Total population: 81,653 (Urban population: 79,412, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 27,279 (26,817 occupied: 18,153 owner occupied, 7,848 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,893 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $512,409.

Median contract rent in 2015: $811 (lower quartile is $641, upper quartile is $978)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $2,952


Median gross rent in Lakewood, CA in 2015: $886

Housing units in Lakewood with a mortgage: 13,823 (2,276 second mortgage, 1,015 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,575

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $100,414

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,953

Median monthly housing costs: $1,640


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Lakewood, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $475,000 (it was $201,800 in 2000)
Lakewood:

$475,000
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $414,300 - $601,000
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 79,228
  • In family households: 71,578 (15,603 male householders, 5,091 female householders)
    15,914 spouses, 26,952 children (25,205 natural, 534 adopted, 1,213 stepchildren), 2,032 grandchildren, 902 brothers or sisters, 987 parents, 2,196 other relatives, 1,901 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,650 (2,615 male householders (2,005 living alone)), 3,481 female householders (2,903 living alone)), 1,554 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 184 (111 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,715 2-persons, 4,825 3-persons, 4,865 4-persons, 2,508 5-persons, 995 6-persons, 786 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,908 1-person, 983 2-persons, 124 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

15,185 married couples with children.
3,978 single-parent households (1,065 men, 2,913 women).

70.9% of residents of Lakewood speak English at home.
15.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
10.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 15,125 (19.0%)
(53.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lakewood, California:

  • 252no bedroom
  • 8121 bedroom
  • 4,2902 bedrooms
  • 10,9613 bedrooms
  • 2,7034 bedrooms
  • 3005+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakewood, California:

  • 475no bedroom
  • 2,1531 bedroom
  • 2,5592 bedrooms
  • 2,0783 bedrooms
  • 2294 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 827no vehicle
  • 4,7451 vehicle
  • 8,8432 vehicles
  • 3,4533 vehicles
  • 1,0654 vehicles
  • 3855+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lakewood in renter-occupied apartments

  • 765no vehicle
  • 2,8301 vehicle
  • 2,8272 vehicles
  • 7583 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 925+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lakewood, California:

  • 181 room
  • 3272 rooms
  • 1,6143 rooms
  • 1,4814 rooms
  • 4,6065 rooms
  • 6,4046 rooms
  • 3,2797 rooms
  • 1,0408 rooms
  • 5499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lakewood, California:

  • 3261 room
  • 1,0942 rooms
  • 1,5413 rooms
  • 1,5754 rooms
  • 1,5515 rooms
  • 1,0126 rooms
  • 2927 rooms
  • 978 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lakewood, CA household income distribution

  • Lakewood, CA household income distribution
  • 1,424Less than $10,000
  • 1,070$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,168$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,316$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,178$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,145$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,171$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,312$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,426$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,600$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,867$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,661$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,597$100,000 to $124,999
  • 915$125,000 to $149,999
  • 614$150,000 to $199,999
  • 326$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lakewood, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lakewood, CA
  • 131Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 125$35,000 to $39,999
  • 72$40,000 to $49,999
  • 33$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 26$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 59$175,000 to $199,999
  • 219$200,000 to $249,999
  • 596$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,692$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7,749$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,242$500,000 to $749,999
  • 304$750,000 to $999,999
  • 104$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 31$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 101$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lakewood, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lakewood, CA
  • 8$150 to $199
  • 114$200 to $249
  • 64$250 to $299
  • 21$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 41$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 31$650 to $699
  • 74$700 to $749
  • 145$750 to $799
  • 273$800 to $899
  • 198$900 to $999
  • 1,814$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,380$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,264$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,206$2,000 to $2,499
  • 226$2,500 to $2,999
  • 14$3,000 to $3,499
  • 306No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,9331995 to March 2000
  • 2,4101990 to 1994
  • 2,2441985 to 1989
  • 2,6121980 to 1984
  • 2,0261975 to 1979
  • 1,4261970 to 1974
  • 8471965 to 1969
  • 1,627Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Lakewood population
Lakewood commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 501
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,591
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,573
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,570
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,343
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,202
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,719
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 910
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,445
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,441
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,179
  • 90 or more minutes: 819
Lakewood, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,099 (3.0% of all workers)

Lakewood mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 29,726 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 4,357 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 292 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 93 (0%)
  • Railroad: 65 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 173 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 106 (0%)
  • Walked: 354 (1%)
  • Other means: 112 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,099 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 34,267
 German: 6,340
 Irish: 4,835
 English: 4,668
 United States or American: 3,076
 Italian: 2,538
 Dutch: 1,366
 French (except Basque): 1,175
 Scotch-Irish: 891
 Scottish: 848
 Norwegian: 826
 Polish: 754
 Swedish: 746
 European: 742
 Danish: 440
 French Canadian: 437
 Arab:: 436
 Portuguese: 418
 Russian: 412
 Subsaharan African:: 403
 Welsh: 365
 Canadian: 302
 British: 294
 Hungarian: 255
 African: 234
 Scandinavian: 157
 Arab/Arabic: 151
 Lebanese: 131
 Iranian: 129
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 124
 Czech: 117
 Romanian: 117
 Armenian: 115
 Greek: 107
 Czechoslovakian: 99
 Swiss: 96
 Austrian: 89
 Egyptian: 79
 Lithuanian: 79
 Afghan: 78
 Nigerian: 77
 Eastern European: 77
 Belizean: 77
 Croatian: 70
 Yugoslavian: 69
 Guyanese: 66
 Slavic: 59
 Other Arab: 52
 Ethiopian: 47
 Slovak: 46
 Northern European: 45
 Finnish: 35
 Belgian: 32
 Ugandan: 29
 Jamaican: 28
 Turkish: 27
 Pennsylvania German: 20
 Ukrainian: 20
 Luxemburger: 18
 Israeli: 18
 German Russian: 16
 West Indian: 14
 Latvian: 14
 Basque: 14
 Albanian: 13
 Brazilian: 13
 Palestinian: 11
 South African: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Acadian/Cajun: 8
 Other Subsaharan African: 8
 Maltese: 7
 Icelander: 7
 Cypriot: 7
 Celtic: 7
 Iraqi: 6
 Syrian: 6
 Australian: 6
 British West Indian: 5
 Macedonian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 25%Mexico
  • 24%Philippines
  • 9%Korea
  • 3%Cambodia
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 2%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 45,622
  • Northeast: 3,397
  • Midwest: 6,787
  • South: 4,709
  • West: 2,950

62% of Lakewood residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 383
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 105
  • 5th and 6th grade: 230
  • 7th and 8th grade: 438
  • 9th grade: 347
  • 10th grade: 367
  • 11th grade: 511
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,014
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,423
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,161
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,446
  • Associate degree: 2,257
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,739
  • Master's degree: 948
  • Professional school degree: 269
  • Doctorate degree: 118

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 377
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 164
  • 5th and 6th grade: 443
  • 7th and 8th grade: 616
  • 9th grade: 485
  • 10th grade: 523
  • 11th grade: 592
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,033
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,035
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,608
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,196
  • Associate degree: 2,818
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,206
  • Master's degree: 939
  • Professional school degree: 280
  • Doctorate degree: 67

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 7.0%Females
Lakewood marital status for males
Lakewood marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,194
  • One, attached: 740
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 507
  • 5 to 9: 731
  • 10 to 19: 600
  • 20 to 49: 790
  • 50 or more: 1,441
  • Mobile homes: 98

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,807

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lakewood:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 78.9%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,668
Here:

15.9%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 525
Here:

11.1%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 803
Here:

13.4%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)