Lakewood Information

Lakewood Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lakewood, NJ

General Lakewood Information

State: New Jersey

County: Ocean County

Close cities: Cedar Glen West, NJ, Leisure Knoll, NJ, Leisure Village East, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Ramtown, NJ, Brick, NJ, Leisure Village West-Pine Lake Park, NJ, Allenwood, NJ, Leisure Village, NJ, Howell, NJ

Lakewood Population (census data)
Total 39,703
Male 20,009 (50.4%)
Female 19,694 (49.6%)

Population Density: 5,548 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 140.3 (US Avg is 100)

Lakewood Elevation: 91 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.16 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,287

Zip Codes: 08701.

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Lakewood Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (68.3%)
  • Hispanic (17.7%)
  • Black (12.2%)
  • Other race (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (6.1%)
  • Polish (5.6%)
  • Italian (3.6%)
  • German (3.4%)
  • Irish (3.3%)
  • Hungarian (2.5%)
Foriegn Born: 5,651 people (14.2%)
  • Latin America (55.6%)
  • Europe (32.7%)
  • Asia (11.8%)

Lakewood School Information

High Schools
Lakewood High (855 Somerset Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)
Middle Schools
Lakewood Middle (755 Somerset Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)
Elementary Schools
Ella G Clarke Elementary School (455 Manetta Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)
Oak Street Elementary School (75 Oak Street, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)
Spruce Street Elementary School (90 Spruce Street, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)
Other/Private Schools
Clifton Avenue Grade School (625 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, 08701 - Lakewood Township District)

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