Lakewood

Lakewood is located West of Denver and East of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Lakewood luxury homes include newer homes and new constructions, many with views of open space or the mountains.

The demand for luxury real estate in Lakewood has increased in the past few years. Situated just 8 miles southwest of Denver, Lakewood is a trendy option for people who want to own a house in an upscale neighborhood closer to nature, and easy access to the mountains, making many activities available throughout the year.

Lakewood is the 5th most populated suburb of Colorado, with a population of 155,984. The city is well-planned and well-managed to offer fantastic options in almost all areas, including outdoor activities, entertainment, sports, education, and community culture. 

Lakewood has a top spot in Livability's ‘100 Best Places to Live' list because of its booming economy and ample job opportunities. In 2016, Lakewood won the All-America City Award, a prestigious community recognition program in the U.S. It also received the Sustainable Communities Award from the Colorado Municipal League in 2018. It is recognized as a bicycle-friendly community by the League of American Bicyclists. These are just some of the reasons why more and more people are interested in luxury real estate in Lakewood. 

With more than 100 parks, barbecue grills, lakes for boating and fishing, biking and hiking trails, sports courts, and an open-air amphitheater Red Rocks, Lakewood offers many outdoor activities. The parks have camping sites, and the hiking trails have a 6,800-foot-high summit to challenge even top athletes.

The schools in Lakewood strive to provide the best possible environment for the students. Lakewood public schools belong to the Jefferson County School District R-1, a highly-rated public school district in the state. D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School, located in this suburb, is the number 1 school in Colorado. The other schools here have also received an A rating. 

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Overview for Lakewood, CO

46,816 people live in Lakewood, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $53,054. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,816

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$53,054

Average individual Income

Around Lakewood, CO

There's plenty to do around Lakewood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
22
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
25
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Danny Cash Hot Sauce, Redstone CrossFit, and Superfly Golf Lounge.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 3.97 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.83 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.65 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Lakewood, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Montessori Peaks Charter Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Grant Ranch Ece-8 School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Colorow Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Centennial Academy of Fine Arts Education
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Leawood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Wilder Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Governor's Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Blue Heron Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5

Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood, CO

Lakewood has 19,186 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,816 people call Lakewood home. The population density is 3,893.94 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

46,816

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

49.79 / 50.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
19,186

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$53,054

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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