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Lakewood, OH

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Sharing a border with Cleveland, Lakewood is one of the largest cities in Ohio's Cuyahoga County. Though the area is known for having the worst winter in the lower 48 states, there is much more to life than weather. Travel + Leisure Magazine dubbed Lakewood one of the top 10 suburbs in the country, making this town on the radar of the young and urbane. The American Institute of Architects has also chimed in, praising Lakewood for its “creative and effective” work to preserve historical buildings.

Lakewood Apartments


$800 One bedroom in Cleveland-Clifton Blvd
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$1000 Three bedroom in Cleveland-West 105th St
Beds: 3
Baths: 1


$700 One bedroom in Lakewood-Newman
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$1000 Three bedroom in Cleveland-West 105th St
Beds: 3
Baths: 1


$1800 Two bedroom in Cleveland-West Blvd
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


$1300 Three bedroom in Lakewood-Newman
Beds: 3
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Lakewood, OH is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 12.01%
  • 9.47%
  • 6.32%
  • Female
  • 11.27%
  • 7.59%
  • 7.71%
is average rent in Lakewood, OH
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.77%
  • 7.6%
  • 6.65%
of units are available for rent in Lakewood
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1090
  • 136
  • 1384
Getting Around in Lakewood, OH

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Lakewood is:
20 to 24 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 7.4%
  • 15.67%
  • 3.28%

Lakewood Bars

After working hard all week, let your hair down during the weekend by grabbing a friend or group to check out the bar scene on Madison and Detroit Avenues. In this stretch of town, you can find establishments such as the Winking Lizard Tavern, and The Doghouse that will whip up your favorite drink and offer in-house entertainment like live music, a lively crowd, and friendly faces you can get to know each time you visit. For authenticity, you can sip an assortment of Irish whiskeys by the fireplace at Sullivan's Irish Pub & Restaurant while also enjoying traditional Irish fare.

Arts & Parks

To expand your knowledge of the city and local artisans, make a visit to one of the four art galleries in Lakewood, including the Bela Dubby, which doubles as a coffeehouse, the Local Girl, Wobblefoot Gallery, and the Pop Shop Gallery & Studio. Come for the goofy names, and stay for the cool art that is funky, unique, and colorful. If you would like to spend a day in the park, Lakewood Park has live music, an outdoor swimming pool, basketball courts, and killer views of the lake and the Cleveland skyline. You can even take in a show at the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival each June.