A bustling and diverse suburb located just west of Denver.

Welcome to Lakewood

Nestled in the heart of the Denver metropolitan area lies Lakewood, a suburban paradise that offers the perfect blend of city life and outdoor adventures. With its picturesque parks, breathtaking natural vistas, and vibrant social scene, Lakewood is the ideal place for those who crave the best of both worlds.

This charming neighborhood boasts a friendly community with a plethora of amenities that cater to every lifestyle. Whether you're a young professional, a family with children, or a retiree, Lakewood has something for everyone. The area is conveniently located near major highways, making it easy to explore the surrounding areas, including the bustling downtown Denver.

What to Love

  • Proximity to the great outdoors with over 7000 acres of open space
  • Find peace in affordable, upscale neighborhoods with top schools
  • Easy commute to Downtown Denver via the RTD Light Rail
  • Home to big company headquarters
  • Small-town suburban feel and amenities

Local Lifestyle

Living in Lakewood City offers a small-town suburban feel but with easy access to city life. The area is home to many national companies, creating a buzzing job market that attracts professionals from all over the country. 

Beyond the thriving business community, Lakewood is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Green Mountain is a paradise for runners and the neighborhood oasts miles of scenic trails for hiking, biking, as well as numerous parks for picnicking and relaxing. Whether you prefer to stay active or unwind in nature, Lakewood has something for everyone. With its unbeatable location, suburban amenities, and endless activities, Lakewood is the perfect place to call home. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lakewood offers a plethora of dining and entertainment options that are guaranteed to satisfy every taste and preference. One of the most popular destinations is Belmar, a vibrant 22-block area that serves as the heart and soul of downtown Lakewood. Belmar boasts over 80 retailers that offer an unbeatable mix of boutiques and chain box stores, as well as a variety of eateries that cater to all tastes and budgets. 

Beyond Belmar, Lakewood is filled with amazing dining options, from international to local cuisine. 240 Union Restaurant is an elegant establishment offering seafood and wood-fired pizzas in an open kitchen concept. From the outside, Pizza Lui might not look like much. But the moment you eat a slice of their original recipes in this no-frills space, you’ll understand why it deserves the love that it gets. Once an auto repair shop, Teller’s Taproom & Kitchen is a delightful neighborhood watering hole serving an extensive beer selection and hearty American eats.

Things to Do

For a unique fall experience, head to Lakewood's annual Cider Days festival and try your hand at apple pressing, watch tractor pulls, and enjoy live music and entertainment. For a spooky good time, attend Flick-or-Treat, a community costume party that's perfect for Halloween. Compete in the costume contest, enjoy refreshments, and watch a movie under the stars.

For a dose of history and culture, visit Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park. Here, you can explore exhibits that celebrate the city's past and learn about the people who shaped the community. Don't miss Lakewood: A 20th Century Journey, which features historical artifacts and photographs. During the summer months, bring your own chairs and blankets to the Lakewood Heritage Center's Rockin' Block Party, where you can enjoy free movies and food trucks. And don't forget to mark your calendar for holiday gatherings like the Winter Solstice Celebration and Earth Day.

Art lovers will appreciate Lakewood's commitment to the arts. At the Lakewood Cultural Center, you can support rotating exhibitions and performances by local and national artists. Catch a show by the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, or take a class in ceramics, painting, or dance. For fresh produce and local goods, stop by Lakewood's farmers market throughout the summer. With so much to see and do in Lakewood, you'll never be bored!


Lakewood is served by Jefferson County Public Schools and offers many excellent options for kids of all ages.


Overview for Lakewood, CO

46,575 people live in Lakewood, where the median age is 39.7 and the average individual income is $48,221. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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39.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood, CO

Lakewood has 18,540 households, with an average household size of 2.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,575 people call Lakewood home. The population density is 3,454.95 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.31 / 50.69%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Lakewood, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Montessori Peaks Charter Academy
PreK - 8th
Leawood Elementary School
PreK - 6th
Grant Ranch Ece-8 School
PreK - 8th
Colorow Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Centennial Academy of Fine Arts Education
K - 5th
9th - 12th
Wilder Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Governor's Ranch Elementary School
K - 5th
Blue Heron Elementary School
PreK - 5th
6th - 8th

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