Lakewood is spread over an area of 42.5 square miles. Across that space you will find great people and many things to smile about. Lakewood CO real estate is quite varied and gives a lot of choice to the buyer. This city is close to Denver and offers a great community feel.
The area typically has a pleasant humid continental climate that has strong semi-arid effects. Summers are hot with average high temperature of about 66°F and the winters are cold with an average low of 34°F. The area gets about 18.17 inches of rain each year, which is mostly intense during the spring and summer months.
Lakewood is the most highly populated city in Jefferson County, and the fourth most highly populated city in the state of Colorado with its estimated 141,943 residents. Incorporated in 1969, the city is home to the Colorado Christian University, which is an interdenominational Christian liberal arts university founded in 1914 and the Lakewood High School, which is the only school in Jefferson County offering the International Baccalaureate program of study.
The city of Lakewood is characterized by a diverse racial makeup. The population of over 141,000 people consists of Native Americans, African Americans, Whites, Asians, Pacific Islanders and other races including Hispanics and Latinos. According to the recent survey the population’s median age is about 36 years and the city’s per capita income is about $25,575. Lakewood real estate continues to be sought after by buyers in and out of the state.
Lakewood has a variety of recreational and entertainment venues. It is a shopper’s paradise with many retail stores and malls in the area which include Belmar, Colfax and Wadsworth, Colorado Mills, Denver West Village, Lakewood City Commons and the Westland Town Center, offering a unique shopping experience. The city has many popular landmarks and historical places of interest. In addition to this, the city also hosts a large number of community events and festivals throughout the year attracting thousands of visitors. The Lakewood Cultural Center is a popular venue for theater and musical events inviting artists and performers from all over the world. For those who wish to take a peek into the past, the Lakewood's Heritage Center is a place to witness the city’s historic past, artifacts and exhibits. The Heritage Center organizes educational programs giving its visitors an opportunity to explore the city’s glorious history. If you also want to take advantage of what this fantastic city has to offer, contact a Lakewood realtor to get the opinions and guidance from someone who knows the area.
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