Lakewood Los Angeles County, California

Lakewood: Lakewood is a community in California's Los Angeles County. The town had a population of 80048 residents, according to the 2010 census. It borders the town of Long Beach to the south and west, to the north with Bellflower, to the northeast with Cerritos, to the east with Cypress, and to the southeast with Hawaiian Gardens. Lakewood Boulevard (CA/SR-19), Bellflower Boulevard, Del Amo Boulevard, Carson Street, and South Street are main streets and roads. The San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) cuts through the city's eastern sections.


Lakewood is a town located in the county of Los Angeles in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,048. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 78,119 inhabitants.

The town was created 68 years ago in 1954.

Lakewood Quick Facts

Population : 78,119 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Los Angeles County
Postal code : 90805, 90715, 90714, 90711, 90712, 90713, 90716
Phone Area Codes : 562
Water as percent of area : 0.54%
Land as percent of area : 99.46%
Altitude : 46 feet / 14 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1954 (68 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 05:45:00 (4th October 2022)
Population growth : -2.47% (2010-2020)
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Location of Lakewood on California map.
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Lakewood ca city hall
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Lakewood is located at 33°51'13"N 118°8'2"W (33.8536300, -118.1339600).

Lakewood map


According to census records, the population of Lakewood decreased by 2.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1960 67,126 -
2010 80,048 16.14% census
2011 80,413 0.45% estimation process
2012 80,672 0.32% estimation process
2013 80,883 0.26% estimation process
2014 80,927 0.05% estimation process
2015 80,951 0.03% estimation process
2016 80,895 -0.07% estimation process
2017 80,510 -0.48% estimation process
2018 79,907 -0.75% estimation process
2019 79,307 -0.76% estimation process
2020 78,119 -1.52% estimation process

Lakewood zip code is 90712. County name: Los Angeles, County fips: 06037

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People born in Lakewood (41)

People born in Lakewood, including basketball player Kristen Mann, racing cyclist Greg LeMond, professional basketball player Kyle Korver, .


  • Ryan Eggold (American actor) he was born in 10/08/1984
  • Craig Dykema (Professional basketball player) he was born in 11/06/1959
  • Paul Lotman (American volleyball player) he was born in 03/11/1985
  • Bobby Crosby (American baseball player) he was born in 12/01/1980
  • Bryton James (American actor-singer) he was born in 17/08/1986
  • Donnie Murphy (American baseball player) he was born in 10/03/1983
  • D. J. Waldie (American writer) he was born in 15/09/1948
  • Edwin Draughan (American basketball player) he was born in 05/12/1982
  • Natalie Golda (American water polo player and coach) she was born in 28/12/1981
  • Prikeba Phipps (American volleyball player) she was born in 30/06/1969
  • Debbie Evans (Stunt actor) she was born in 05/02/1958
  • Harold Butler (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1921
  • Joel Adamson (American baseball player) he was born in 02/07/1971
  • Jon Weber (American baseball player) he was born in 20/01/1978
  • Travis Ramsey (American ice hockey player) he was born in 16/05/1983
  • Khris Davis (baseball player from the United States) he was born in 21/12/1987
  • Kimber Riddle (actress) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Kristoffer Cusick (American actor) he was born in 29/03/1974

Schools in Lakewood

College & universities near Lakewood, CA

Code Name City ZIP
447759 National Polytechnic College Lakewood (CA) 90712
117645 Long Beach City College Long Beach (CA) 90808-1706
487597 Universal Technical Institute-Southern California Long Beach (CA) 90808-1789
372073 Fremont College Cerritos (CA) 90703
439871 PCI College Cerritos (CA) 90703

Stations (47)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lakewood, CA

Code Name Address Type
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS
TOA Torrance, CA 20575 Hamilton Avenue BUS
SPD San Pedro (Catalina Terminal), California 1st Stop: N.Front & Swinford, Berth 95, Catalina BUS
SPO San Pedro (Downtown), California 931 S. Gaffey St. BUS
FUL Fullerton Transportation Center 120 East Santa Fe Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Lakewood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lakewood Post Office Lakewood (CA) 90714
Viking Post Office Long Beach (CA) 90808
Bellflower Post Office Bellflower (CA) 90706
Artesia Post Office Artesia (CA) 90701
Bixby Post Office Long Beach (CA) 90807

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Other cities in Los Angeles County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Los Angeles County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Los Angeles 3,970,219 County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population
Long Beach 454,681 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Santa Clarita 209,990 City in Los Angeles County, California, USA
Glendale 197,747 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Hollywood 167,664 District in Los Angeles, California, United States
Lancaster 155,822 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Palmdale 150,498 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Pomona 149,212 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Torrance 141,553 City in California
Pasadena 141,045 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
East Los Angeles 126,496 Census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States
El Monte 112,344 City in Los Angeles County, California, United States
Downey 109,202 City located in southeast Los Angeles County
Inglewood 107,203 City in California
Santa Maria 105,851 City in southern California, U.
West Covina 103,656 City in California, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lakewood distances to largest California cities