Lakewood, Ocean County, New Jersey

Lakewood: Township in Ocean County, New Jersey


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 107,439 inhabitants.

The township was created 131 years ago in 1892.

Quick Facts about Lakewood

Population : 107,439 (2020)
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 (131 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:36:57 (4th June 2023)
Density : 1,660 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.59% (2010-2020)
Lakewood locator map
Location of Lakewood on New Jersey map.
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Lake Shenandoah gangway
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Lakewood is located at 40°5'52"N 74°13'4"W (40.0978900, -74.2176400).

Lakewood map

Lakewood has 1 neighbours.


The population of Lakewood increased by 13.59% in 10 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
2020 107,439 1.06% 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, .


  • John Reppy (physicist) he was born in 16/02/1931
  • Brandon Carter (American football player and professional wrestler) he was born in 10/09/1986
  • Spider Bennett (Professional basketball player) he was born in 04/08/1943
  • Brian Mackey (American musician)
  • Cliff Kresge (professional golfer) he was born in 03/10/1968
  • Dick Estelle (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 18/01/1942
  • Haakon Chevalier (American translator, writer and academic) he was born in 10/09/1902
  • Menashe Miller (Mayor of Lakewood Township, New Jersey) he was born in 03/06/1974
  • Morton I. Abramowitz (American diplomat) he was born in 20/01/1933
  • Natalie Hays Hammond (American artist and writer) she was born in 06/01/1904
  • Steve Tisch (American businessman) he was born in 14/02/1949
  • Biggie Biggs (American professional wrestler) he was born in 13/06/1974
  • Mike Gesicki (American football player) he was born in 03/10/1995
  • Barbara P. Norfleet ("American, born 1926. Photographer") she was born in 18/02/1926
  • Seth Mandel (American journalist) he was born in 01/01/1982
  • Sonia Handelman Meyer (American photographer) she was born in 12/02/1920

Schools in Lakewood

College & universities near Lakewood, NJ

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, NJ

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

Post offices near Lakewood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lakewood Post Office Lakewood (NJ) 08701
Howell Post Office Howell (NJ) 07731
Jackson Post Office Jackson (NJ) 08527
Brick Post Office Brick (NJ) 08723
Osbornvill Post Office Brick (NJ) 08723

Other places with the same name (9)

  • Lakewood , Colorado city in Colorado with a population of 157,429 people.
  • 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. with a population of 78,119 people.
  • Lakewood , Washington city in Pierce County, Washington, United States with a population of 59,829 people.
  • Lakewood , Ohio city in Ohio with a population of 49,350 people.
  • Lakewood , Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 3,967 people.
  • Lakewood , New York city in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,774 people.
  • Lakewood , Minnesota urban township in St. Louis County, Minnesota with a population of 2,271 people.
  • Lakewood , Wisconsin town in Oconto County, WI with a population of 846 people.

Other cities in Ocean County

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

City Name Population Title
Toms River 95,339 Township of New Jersey
Brick 76,863 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Lacey 29,760 Township in Ocean County, New Jersey
Barnegat 23,988 Township of New Jersey
Point Pleasant 18,902 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Maple Shade 18,463 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Ocean Acres 16,142 Census-designated place in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Beachwood 11,434 Borough of New Jersey
Lincoln Park 10,064 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
Crestwood Village 7,907 Unincorporated community in New Jersey, United States
Forked River 5,244 Census designated place in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey, United States
Point Pleasant Beach 4,597 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Leisure Village 4,400 Census designated place
Leisure Village East 4,217 Census designated place
Beach Haven West 3,896 Census designated place
South Toms River 3,712 Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lakewood distances to largest New Jersey cities