Lakewood

City of Lakewood is located in Jefferson County nestled conveniently between Denver and the foothills.  Residents enjoy living in Lakewood due to the convenient location to Denver for work and play yet easily accessible to the mountains for biking, hiking, camping, skiing and sightseeing.   It is only 8 miles to Denver from Lakewood.

Some interesting facts about Lakewood -

  • Largest City in Jefferson County
  • 5th largest City in Colorado
  • Land Area - 42.5 square miles
  • Elevation - 5,450 feet
  • Population 154,393
  • Has 7,000 acres dedicated to parks and open space
  • 80 miles of hiking & biking trails
  • 7,000 Federal employees work in Lakewood and largest amount of federal agencies outside Washington DC
  • Median age - 41.6 years of age

In May of 2004 Bel Mar shopping center was opened and now features over 70 shops and 20 restaurants.   There is also a bowling alley, Century movie theater and an ice rink in the winter.

The light rail to the West was opened, and now running into Denver and locations South, which gives the residents a relaxing commute.

Enjoy four recreation centers sprinkled throughout Lakewood, and you can visit the City web site for more information.

 

 

 

Lakewood Homes for Sale

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