Lakewood, CA

81,121 Population
9.4 square miles 8,612.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 105th Highest in CA
Population Density
8,612.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.2%
was 44.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
25.7%
was 22.4%
Ranked 71st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
25.0%
was 22.6%
Ranked 51st Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
12.2%
was 13.2%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 5.2
Ranked 21st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.1%
was 5.8%
Ranked 46th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$82,175
was $82,027
Ranked 36th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.8
35.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.7
was 2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
270.6
was 277.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,679
was 2,543.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,583
was 27,816
Ranked 116th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,501
was $1,492
Ranked 55th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Occupied Housing Units
24,806
was 26,001
 
Homeownership Rate
72.8%
was 69.8%
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,716.2
was 2,953.3
Ranked 29th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.3%
was 18.8%
Ranked 59th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.1
Ranked 49th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.7%
was 96.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.2%
Ranked 83rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 97.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.9%
was 89.9%
Ranked 35th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.3%
was 30.6%
Ranked 66th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
94.1%
was 93.3%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.1%
was 1.1%
 
Revenue
$60,964,838
was $60,629,205
 
Expenditure
$57,010,395
was $59,398,605
 
Revenue per Capita
$747
was $747
 
Expenditure per Capita
$698
was $732
 

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