Community Overview This report is a detailed community overview for Lakewood(98499).

Community Quick Facts

Daytime population
in this area:

52,241

Average travel time
to work for people
in this community:

25 min

Median income in this community:

$42,781

Closest Major
Airport:

Seattle-Tacoma International

Closest Major
Sports Teams:

TACOMA RAINIERS (AAA)

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2000) 7.05%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 3,411
Household Size (ppl) 2.0
Households w/ Children 31%
Annual Residential Turnover 0.00%

Housing Inventory

Percent of Residential Dwellings
Rented
Owned
Vacant

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Age Number of people
0-4 2154
5-9 2289
10-14 2044
15-19 1993
20-24 1681
25-29 1815
30-34 2571
35-39 2504
40-44 2067
45-49 1715
50-54 1735
55-59 1844
60-64 2024
65-69 1637
70-74 1336
75-79 864
80-84 585
85+ 575

Age

Total: 31,433
Households: 13,118
Median Age: 37.33

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)
Low High
35.10 ℉
46.90 ℉
January
55.00 ℉
76.10 ℉
July
Weather Risk

National Average = 100


  • Hurricane 0

  • Earthquake 320

  • Tornado 26

  • Wind 2

  • Hail 0
  • 10
    Total Risk

Education

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index

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Highest Level Attained

No HS - 6%
Some HS - 8%
HS Grad - 31%
Some Coll - 27%
Assoc. Deg - 11%
Bach. Deg - 12%
Grad. Deg - 5%

Employment & Finance

Workforce
  • Blue Collar
  • 41%
  • White Collar
  • 59%
Income by dollar range (Median Income: $42,781)
In Thousand of Dollars
Households
< 10K
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10K-15K
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758
15K-20k
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803
20k-25k
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842
25k-30k
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946
30k-35K
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966
35K-40K
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591
40K-45K
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825
45K-50K
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570
50K-60K
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1072
60K-75K
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1181
75K-100K
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1583
100K-125K
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807
125K-150K
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432
150K-200K
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376
200K-250K
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97
250K-500K
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> 500K
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35

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Studio$1,011
One Bedroom$1,126
Two Bedroom$1,461
Three Bedroom$2,091
Four Bedroom$2,530

Crime

The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Personal Property Overall