Lakewood is located in Pierce County, Washington. The population was 58,163 at the 2010 census.
Lakewood’s economy is highly dependent upon the two neighboring military bases, (Fort Lewis, and McChord Air Force Base) which employ more than 34,000 people with a net impact of $2.2 billion.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,422, and the median income for a family was $42,551. Males had a median income of $31,434 versus $26,653 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,569. About 12.5% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.
For more local information, visit…
City of Lakewood
Official web site for the city of Lakewood, Washington.
Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Includes local business and community information as well as useful links.