Lakewood, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 62,433 housing units in Lakewood. This represents a 12.1% growth from 55,678 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 62,356 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 77 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lakewood is about 60.8%. Lakewood's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3%. Average household size is 2.32 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lakewood were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom16.10%
Two Bedrooms30.60%
Three Bedrooms27.50%
Four Bedrooms17.70%
Five Bedrooms or more5.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$174,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$196,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$727

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage11.80%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage54.10%
Debt Free26.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.7%