Lakewood Ocean County, New Jersey

Lakewood: Township in Ocean County, New Jersey

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Location of Lakewood on New Jersey map.


Lakewood is a township located in the county of Ocean in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 92,843 and a population density of 1,435 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 106,300 inhabitants.

The township was created 129 years ago in 1892.


Lakewood is located at 40°5'52"N 74°13'4"W (40.0978900, -74.2176400).

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Lakewood Quick Facts

Population : 106,300 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Ocean County
Postal code : 08701
Area : 64.7 km2
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1892 (129 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:40:51 (22nd June 2021)
Density : 1,643 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.66% (2010-2019)

Lakewood has 1 neighbours.


The population of Lakewood increased by 12.66% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 92,843 - census
2011 93,838 1.06% estimation process
2012 94,932 1.15% estimation process
2013 96,335 1.46% estimation process
2014 97,905 1.6% estimation process
2015 99,003 1.11% estimation process
2016 100,549 1.54% estimation process
2017 102,315 1.73% estimation process
2018 104,178 1.79% estimation process
2019 106,300 2% estimation process

Lakewood zip code is 08701. County name: Ocean, County fips: 34029

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People born in Lakewood (19)

People born in Lakewood, including actor Armin Shimerman, sports executive Stan Kasten, film editor Robert Estrin, you can see a list of people who born in Lakewood.


College & universities near Lakewood

Code Name City ZIP
183804 Beth Medrash Govoha Lakewood (NJ) 08701-2754
490319 Yeshiva Bais Aharon Lakewood (NJ) 08701-2053
449658 Bais Medrash Toras Chesed Lakewood (NJ) 08701
184773 Georgian Court University Lakewood (NJ) 08701-2697
488350 Yeshiva Gedolah Shaarei Shmuel Lakewood (NJ) 08701-3623

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lakewood

Code Name Address Type
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Lakewood, Colorado city in Colorado
  • Lakewood, California 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, Washington city in Pierce County, Washington, United States
  • Lakewood, Ohio city in Ohio
  • Lakewood, Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America
  • Lakewood, New York city in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America
  • Lakewood, Minnesota urban township in St. Louis County, Minnesota
  • Lakewood, Wisconsin town in Oconto County, WI

Other cities in Ocean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ocean County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Toms River 94,108 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,100 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Lacey 29,295 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,655 Township of New Jersey
Point Pleasant 18,772 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,476 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Beachwood 11,312 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,111 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Point Pleasant Beach 4,551 Borough in New Jersey, United States
South Toms River 3,685 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Tuckerton 3,388 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Long Beach 3,071 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Seaside Heights 2,910 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Lakehurst 2,708 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Pine Beach 2,184 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Ocean Gate 2,035 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lakewood distances to largest New Jersey cities

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