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Lakewood township, Ocean County, New Jersey

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Lakewood township, Ocean County, New Jersey
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 135,158
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 92,843
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,836
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 9.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 50.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $359,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $2,404
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $953
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,414
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 24,079
Persons per household, 2016-2020 4.24
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 92.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 23.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 81.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 63.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 88.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 32.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 3.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 54.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 56.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 59,072
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 575,307
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,085,650
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,246,664
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 24.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $52,530
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $18,179
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 7,390
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,875
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,447
Minority-owned firms, 2012 701
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 6,402
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 274
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 6,789
Population per square mile, 2010 3,777.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 24.58
FIPS Code 3402938550
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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