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Education near Lakewood, CA

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College Degree - 2 year 10 7
College Degree - 4 year 20 20

Demographics near Lakewood, CA

City County
Population 80,594 10,068,037
Population Density 8,560 2,481
Median Age 39 37
People per Household 3 3
Median Household Income 82,429 61,087
Average Income per Capita 30,923 29,858

Lakewood Homes for Sale & Real Estate

 With a population of 80,000 inhabitants, Lakewood is Californian city located in the Los Angeles County. It is surrounded by communities like Hawaiian Gardens, Cypress, Cerritos, Bellflower and Long Beach. The city managed to evolve extremely well throughout the years. In the 1950s it used to be a lima bean field and in the 1960s it was already a well-developed community. For this particular reason, the place is nicknamed the Instant City. Lakewood is in fact a planned community, developed after the World War II and it was fully incorporated in 1954, April 16.

Lakewood Homes for Sale and Real Estate

The Lakewood Real Estate Market has good prospects. Home prices are rising and there are fewer distressed listings and foreclosures. The median sale price in Lakewood is $340,000. The average mortgage debt is almost $224,000 while the median rent is $1,543. Regarding the average listing price, homes are estimated at $356,000 and the median listing period is 51 days. For the moment, Lakewood features 164 active listings, 27,470 residences and 26,543 households. Owner-occupied units make 72.1% of the total number of properties and the renter-occupied units make 27.9% of the residences. Vacancy rates are quite low which is why the rate for rentals is 5.7% and the rate for homeowners is 1.1%.

Lakewood Communities

The city of Lakewood includes different communities such as:
  • Old Lakewood City
  • Carson Park
  • Mayfair
  • Civic Center
  • Lakewood Mutuals
  • Douglas Junction
  • Lakewood East
  • Lakewood Country Club
  • South Street
  • Lakewood Boulevard
  • Del Amo Boulevard
  • Paramount Boulevard
  • Harvey Way
  • Arbor Road
  • Josie Avenue

Lakewood Employment Opportunities

Lakewood is a city with great employment opportunities. The unemployment rate is way below the state rate. The majority of Lakewood citizens are employed in industries like food services, accommodation services, construction, transportation equipment, scientific, professional and technical services, public administration, educational services, health care, social assistance and finance. The most common occupations in Lakewood are truck drivers, repair, maintenance and installation occupations, mobile equipment and vehicle mechanics, repairers and installers, business operations specialists, secretaries, registered nurses and middle school, elementary school, kindergarten and preschool teachers. Lakewood is a city that features branches of some of the most famous businesses in the United States. The most important are:
  • Wells Fargo
  • 7 – Eleven
  • Vans
  • Bank of America
  • T – Mobile
  • FedEx
  • Subway
  • GameStop
  • Starbucks
  • H&R Block
  • Nike
  • McDonald’s
The Annual Financial Report of the city reported that the top ten employers in Lakewood are:
  • Pacific Ford with 311 employees
  • Piazza McDonald’s with 258 employees
  • The Sheriff’s Department of Los Angeles County with 317 employees
  • The Unified School District of ABC with 360 employees
  • Long Beach Mazda with 400 employees
  • The Unified School District of Bellflower with 418 employees
  • Albertsons with 500 employees
  • The Department of Family and Children Services of Los Angeles County with 550 employees
  • City of Lakewood with 604 employees
  • The Unified School District of Long Beach with 901 employees

Lakewood Attractions

 Lakewood is known for its vibrant nightlife. The city features various bars, restaurants and pubs that attract people of all ages looking to have a good time. One of the most exquisite bars and restaurants in Lakewood is The Crush Wine Bar and Bistro. The menu features 16 top of the line Californian wines. The meal is completed with Asian summer rolls, smoked salmon crostini and tapas. The Gaslamp Bar and Restaurant is also a must see. It features pasta, calamari and burgers. After enjoying their meal, clients can listen to live music, participate in karaoke contests or dance. The most interesting things to do in Lakewood are Dana Wharf Sportfishing and the NASCAR racing Experience. Also, tourists can take bartender classes in one of the national bartenders’ schools in the city. Other amazing attractions in Lakewood and around the city are:
  • The Performing Arts Center Cerritos
  • The Science Education Adventure
  • Rancho Los Cerritos Historic
  • Long Beach Casting Club
  • Marine Stadium
  • Long Beach Shopping Center
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Long Beach Arts

Lakewood Transportation and Commuting

The city of Lakewood is crossed by I – 605 (San Gabriel River Freeway). The main thoroughfares within the communities are South Street, Carson Street, Del Amo Boulevard and Bellflower. There are 4 airports and 14 train stations situated within 30 miles of the city. Lakewood is served by Metro Green Line and Metro Blue Line railway services. Also, the Lakewood Center features bus stops for the following routes: 94, 93, 92, 91, 103, 103 and 101. The median one way commute in the city is 31 minutes.

Lakewood Weather

The average high temperature in July is 82.9 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 46 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 12.94 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.

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Platinum Realty & Invest, Grp
P.O. Box 3326
Lakewood, CA
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The Alonzo Group
5150 Candlewood St. Ste. 3
Lakewood, CA
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Northstar Realty
5503 Del Amo Blvd #5501
Lakewood, CA
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Ideal Home Mortgage & Realty
4067 Hardwick Street # 287
Lakewood, CA
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4067 HARDWICK ST #474
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Larry Jolly Real Estate
5377 Ocana Ave.
Lakewood, CA
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Southland Shamrock Realty Inc
5840 N. Bellflower Blvd.
Lakewood, CA
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Realty Executives All Cities
5822 Adenmoor Ave
Lakewood, CA
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White Realty Associates
5374 Village Road
Long Beach, CA
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Sunbelt Properties
4429 Village Road
Long Beach, CA
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