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Lakewood, WA

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Part of the Tacoma metro area, Lakewood, Washington is the second largest city in Pierce County and ranks 18th in the state. Since the city borders Lake America, there is an abundance of lush, green vegetation that stays beautiful all year and a multitude of recreation activities that make the most of this outdoorsman's haven. Due to the tight-knit community feel and plethora of community programs, residents of Lakewood enjoy a remarkably low crime rate and peaceful living.

Lakewood Apartments


Beaumont Grand
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Bellamy Park
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Arbor Pointe Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Pacific Walk Apartments
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


$620 One bedroom in Lakewood-Burgess St. W.
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$950 One bedroom in Lakewood-Seattle Ave Sw
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Lakewood, WA 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
  • 9.31%
  • 6.98%
  • 6.28%
  • Female
  • 7.81%
  • 6.0%
  • 6.24%
is average rent in Lakewood, WA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.34%
  • 9.22%
  • 7.83%
of units are available for rent in Lakewood
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 809
  • 158
  • 708
Getting Around in Lakewood, WA

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The average commuter time in Lakewood is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.99%
  • 13.89%
  • 1.86%

Lakewood's Wild Summe

Every June, Lakewood's Fort Steilacoom Park hosts the two-day local celebration known as the Lakewood Summer Festival. In addition to the traditional festival offerings of kid-friendly sports obstacles and games, the whole family will enjoy crafts, live musical entertainment, a classic car show, and an outdoor movie presentation as soon as the dusk hits. With over 150 food and arts vendors, Summer Fest has something for everyone. All of the festivities and the parking are free, so there is no reason not to attend this popular community event when it rolls around each year.

Parks and Recreation

Home to an impressive collection of 11 community parks, Lakewood residents will find plenty to keep them occupied. At 340 acres, Fort Steilacoom Park is the largest park in the city, featuring an expansive trail system, an off-leash dog park, a state-of-the-art playground, picnic shelters, and athletic fields for baseball, softball, and soccer. Located in the center of town, the 47-acre Seeley Lake Park boasts a natural loop trail surrounding the scenic woods and wetlands, popular with runners and walkers. Lakewood's Ward's Lake Park offers patrons 20 acres of natural recreation areas complete with a playground, fishing pier, picnic shelter, and trail system.

Maximize Your Money

Whether you prefer a small, local bank or national chain bank with thousands of locations across the country, you can find a safe, secure home for your money at any of the banks sprinkled across Lakewood, Washington. Northwest Commercial Bank, Washington Federal, Columbia Bank, and Heritage bank offer personalized banking services and rates that rival national averages. Whether you have just moved here or wish to consolidate your finances, banking giants like Bank of America and Wells Fargo suit your every financial need with banking and investment products as well as drive-thru convenience six days per week.