The Lakewood Census Designated Place had a population of 62,791 as of July 1, 2018. Lakewood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Lakewood is located at latitude 40.094 and longitude -74.2115 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Lakewood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.
The Lakewood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390031) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakewood: Bergen Works, Bricksburg, Washington Furnace.
|Population in Households||60,752|
|Population in Familes||54,834|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,039|
|Median Household Income||$37,855|
|Average Household Income||$62,423|
|Per Capita Income||$12,620|
|Total Housing Units||12,415 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,787 (30.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,930 (63.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||698 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$397,961|
|Average Home Value||$432,008|
|Average Household Size||5.18|
|Average Family Size||6|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.2%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
The table below compares Lakewood to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 13||98th|
|Population Density||# 38||93rd|
|Diversity Index||# 229||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 516||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 544||0th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.