Lakewood is located in west Washington. Lakewood is part of Pierce County. Lakewood has 17.17 square miles of land area and 1.78 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lakewood population is 58,890, which has grown 1.17% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.05% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lakewood median household income is $44,667 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 22.64% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 31.72% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lakewood median house value is $217,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.15% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 52.82% and is about the same as 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 worse than the state average in quality. The Lakewood area code is 253.