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Lakewood is a city in Cuyahoga County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.

The latitude of Lakewood is 41.481N. The longitude is -81.798W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,378.


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Median household income
Local
$40,527
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lakewood demographic reports
Lakewood is on Lake Erie.
Former and merged names include:
· East Rockport
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 85. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Teri Garr, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Phoenix Coffee
Local festivals include:
  • Lakewood Community Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lakewood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rocky River Reservation
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 164

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lakewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cuyahoga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44107 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Lakewood residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lakewood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lakewood was $23,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

36% of Lakewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lakewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $492.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,113.


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Libraries in Lakewood include Lakewood Public Library, Madison Branch Library ... View libraries

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Cuyahoga County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lakewood political report.

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Lakewood restaurants taking online reservations include Pier W, Players On Madison, Swingos On the Lake ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Lakewood workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lakewood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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