Lakewood, CO

Census Place

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Population
153,522
1.39% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Gardner
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$333,400
10.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Lakewood, CO speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lakewood, CO are Red Rocks Community College (2,829 degrees awarded in 2017), Colorado Christian University (1,062 degrees), and Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (153 degrees).

The median property value in Lakewood, CO is $333,400, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Lakewood, CO commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lakewood, CO is N/A per household.

About the photo: Dawn breaking at Red Rocks, west of Denver.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 48.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (42%), followed by Other (9.1%). The most partisan county was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Lakewood, CO is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Colorado
48.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Colorado
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Colorado was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Colorado colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 22, 2009
Cory Gardner
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Lakewood, CO have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Lakewood, CO is home to a population of 154k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Lakewood, CO residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lakewood, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Lakewood, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Lakewood, CO are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    230,780 ± 11,541 people
  2. India
    19,019 ± 3,380 people
  3. Vietnam
    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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Economy

Median household income in Lakewood, CO is N/A. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Lakewood, CO was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Colorado have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Colorado (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Lakewood, CO employs N/A people. The largest industries in Lakewood, CO are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531
Average Male Salary in Colorado
± $1,541
$51,692
Average Female Salary in Colorado
± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Colorado
  1. Asian
    $54,772 ± $5,354
  2. White
    $54,520 ± $998
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Colorado.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Colorado by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lakewood, CO is from Colorado.
0.471
2017 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.471
2016 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Lakewood, CO was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lakewood, CO (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.1B
  2. $22.9B
  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B
2015 Value in Colorado
$314B
Projected 2045 Value in Colorado
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $12.5B
  2. $9.22B
  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Lakewood, CO awarded 4,502 degrees. The student population of Lakewood, CO is skewed towards women, with 6,768 male students and 9,505 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lakewood, CO are White (3,199 and 71.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (551 and 12.3%), Unknown (284 and 6.35%), and Two or More Races (175 and 3.91%).

The largest universities in Lakewood, CO by number of degrees awarded are Red Rocks Community College (2,829 and 62.8%), Colorado Christian University (1,062 and 23.6%), and Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design (153 and 3.4%).

The most popular majors in Lakewood, CO are General Business Administration & Management (388 and 8.62%), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (238 and 5.29%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (235 and 5.22%).

The median tuition costs in Lakewood, CO are $21,810 for private four year colleges, and $3,469 and $14,234 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 162 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 253 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 186 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Lakewood, CO was Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping with 162 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Lakewood, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,829 degrees awarded
  2. 1,062 degrees awarded
  3. 153 degrees awarded
$3,469
Median In-State Public
$21,810
Median Private

In 2017, the Lakewood, CO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Red Rocks Community College with 2,829 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,167
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,335
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,167 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lakewood, CO, which is 0.928 times less than the 2,335 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Lakewood, CO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,199 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    551 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    284 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lakewood, CO were to White students. These 3,199 degrees mean that there were 5.81 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 551 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$333,400
2018 Median
± $5,065
$300,600
2017 Median
± $4,654

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lakewood, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lakewood, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Lakewood, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lakewood, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lakewood, CO have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Lakewood, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Lakewood, CO was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Health

N/A% of the population of Lakewood, CO has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, CO see 1237 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.569% increase from the previous year (1230 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1102 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 397 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,237 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, CO

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, CO see an average of 1,237 patients per year. This represents a 0.569% increase from the previous year (1,230 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jefferson County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Colorado
$4,623
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,143
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,287
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lakewood, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 8.8% prevalence
  2. 8.7% prevalence
  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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