Lakewood is located in south California. Lakewood is part of Los Angeles County. Lakewood has 9.41 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lakewood population is 80,926, which has grown 1.99% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lakewood median household income is $79,113 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lakewood median house value is $415,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 104.93% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lakewood is better than the state average in quality. The Lakewood area codes are 310, 562.