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Lakewood is a city in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.
The latitude of Lakewood is 47.171N. The longitude is -122.517W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 262 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 58,789.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lakewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tacoma area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98409 ZIP code.
15% of Lakewood residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $20,569, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Lakewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lakewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,203.
Libraries in Lakewood include Lakewood Public Library, Tillicum Public Library ... View libraries
Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lakewood political report.
The average commute time for Lakewood workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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