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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Lakewood is 2,942, which is 13.02% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 17.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Lakewood population density is 380.52 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 147.63 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Lakewood is white, which represent 60.13% of the total population. The average Lakewood education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,942. #138

Population Growth Since 2000, #120

Lakewood, SC
South Carolina

Population Density, #262

Lakewood, SC
380.52 per square mile
South Carolina
147.63 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,769 (60.13%, #234)
Black:1,162 (39.50%, #144)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #283)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #171)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #148)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:11 (0.37%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,625 (89.23%) out of the total population of 2,942 reported first ancestry.

 Lakewood, SC% of the Total PopulationSouth CarolinaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.22%0.56%
Czech140.48%, see rank0.16%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch00.00%, see rank0.92%1.40%
English1324.49%, see rank9.17%8.02%
French150.51%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German2307.82%, see rank10.08%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.29%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.27%0.46%
Irish1234.18%, see rank9.62%10.80%
Italian331.12%, see rank2.87%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.37%1.42%
Polish150.51%, see rank1.30%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish290.99%, see rank2.38%0.99%
Scottish511.73%, see rank2.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African632.14%, see rank0.88%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.47%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.16%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.18%0.31%
American50617.20%, see rank12.63%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.50%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,332 (45.28%, see rank)
Females: 1,610 (54.72%, see rank)

Lakewood, SC
Male: 45.28%
Female: 54.72%
South Carolina
Male: 48.62%
Female: 51.38%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Lakewood, SC
33.50 years old
South Carolina
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Lakewood, SC
34.80 years old
South Carolina
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Lakewood, SC
32.20 years old
South Carolina
39.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Lakewood, SC% of the Total PopulationSouth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years2839.62%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years2849.65%, see rank6.40%6.51%
10 to 14 years2418.19%, see rank6.38%6.59%
15 to 19 years1364.62%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years371.26%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years60920.70%, see rank12.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years32911.18%, see rank12.61%12.96%
45 to 54 years36312.34%, see rank13.82%14.09%
55 to 64 years36512.41%, see rank12.93%12.29%
65 to 74 years2287.75%, see rank8.82%7.64%
75 to 84 551.87%, see rank4.30%4.25%
85 years and over120.41%, see rank1.59%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Lakewood, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,961, 100%3,163,095209,056,129
Less Than High School349, 17.80%, see rank14.97%13.67%
High School Graduate769, 39.21%, see rank29.98%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree537, 27.38%, see rank29.70%29.09%
Bachelor Degree206, 10.50%, see rank16.17%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree100, 5.10%, see rank9.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.61, see rank13.2813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Lakewood, SC South CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten15065.33%34.67%72.21%27.79%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)41172.51%, see rank27.49%, see rank91.32%8.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)15853.80%, see rank46.20%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College20477.94%, see rank22.06%, see rank79.41%20.59%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School170.00%, see rank100.00%, see rank69.51%30.49%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Lakewood, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households1,054, 100%1,795,715116,211,092
Average Household Size2.79, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households164, 15.56%, see rank27.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households890, 84.44%, see rank72.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)862, 81.78%, see rank67.06%66.22%
Average Family Size3.16, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family544, 51.61%, see rank47.27%48.42%
Nonfamily Households192, 18.22%, see rank32.94%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Lakewood, SC%South CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,134see rank3,827,572252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over971100%, see rank1,841,777123,281,364
Never Married20621.22%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married61162.92%, see rank52.83%52.04%
Widowed272.78%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced12713.08%, see rank9.62%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,163100%, see rank1,985,795129,692,771
Never Married34229.41%, see rank28.93%29.48%
Married59851.42%, see rank49.09%49.19%
Widowed816.96%, see rank10.44%9.16%
Divorced14212.21%, see rank11.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Lakewood, SC%South CarolinaU.S.
Native2,91799.15%, see rank95.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence2,12872.33%, see rank58.27%58.73%
Born in Different State77326.27%, see rank35.87%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
160.54%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Foreign Born250.85%, see rank4.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship130.44%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship120.41%, see rank3.07%7.09%
Born In Europe250.85%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.05%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.18%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank2.57%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Lakewood, SC%South CarolinaU.S.
English1,054100.00%, see rank92.57%79.39%
Spanish00.00%, see rank4.28%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank1.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.00%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.25%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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