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Lakewood is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

The latitude of Lakewood is 33.853N. The longitude is -118.133W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 46 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 81,300.


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Median household income
Local
$58,214
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lakewood demographic reports
Lakewood is on the San Gabriel River
Former and merged names include:
· Lakewood Village
Developed in 1950 on former sugar beet fields. Veterans bought the new homes through the GI Bill
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 340. The number of murders and homicides was 4. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Robert L. Gibson, astronaut
· Pat McCormick-Keller, Olympic medallist
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gloria Jean's, It's a Grind, Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 120

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11% of Lakewood residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $22,095, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Lakewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lakewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $811.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,465.


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Libraries in Lakewood include Angelo M. Iacoboni Library, George Nye Jr. Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lakewood political report.

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The average commute time for Lakewood workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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