Lakewood, Colorado

Population 145,522

Lakewood is located in Jefferson County, CO. The population is 145,522, making Lakewood the largest city in Jefferson County and the 5th largest city in the state of Colorado.

There are 49 public schools in Lakewood with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Lakewood is moderate , and there are 397 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lakewood is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lakewood property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lakewood include East Pleasant View, West Pleasant View and Applewood.

Lakewood Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 39.7%

Crime Rate

63.13% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 559
  • Violent Crimes: 168
  • Robbery: 75
  • Burglary: 634
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 5

Registered Offenders

50.37% Higher than national avg.
  • 397 offenders in Lakewood
  • 27.28 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

416 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 18
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 385


Moderate 3.4%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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49 Public Schools view public schools

There are 49 K-12 public schools in Lakewood, CO and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Lakewood's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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6 Private Schools

Bethlehem Lutheran School

Concordia Lutheran Preschool

Kindercare Learning Center 764

Our Lady Of Fatima Catholic School

Primrose School Of Bear Creek

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397 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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1,195 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lakewood, CO issued 1,195 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,195 permits, 178 were issued for single family homes and 1,017 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lakewood, CO issued 800 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 800 permits, 240 were issued for single family homes and 560 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,184
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,306
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,593
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,144
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,416

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Environmental Hazards

416 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Lakewood, CO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Lakewood, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
    Lakewood, CO is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.68°
  • February 31.18°
  • March 41.77°
  • April 46.35°
  • May 55.42°
  • June 67.54°
  • July 73.65°
  • August 72.1°
  • September 63.13°
  • October 49.95°
  • November 41.58°
  • December 29.18°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, CO has a low risk of earthquakes.
Lakewood, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Lakewood, CO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Lakewood, CO has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lakewood, CO: $59,144


Unemployment in Lakewood is 3.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.43%
White Collar - 62.57%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

City Representatives

  • Ed Perlmutter

Neighborhood Info

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