Lakewood Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $522,500
    20.2%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    96
    30-day change

Lakewood Schools and Demographics

 
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Education near Lakewood, CA

City County
High School Graduates 87.46 76.36
College Degree - 2 year 9.36 6.83
College Degree - 4 year 27.46 29.46
Graduate Degree 6.33 6.56
Expenditures per Student 12,346 12,346
Students per Teacher 22.6 22.4

Elementary Schools near Lakewood, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Albert Baxter Elementary School KG - 06 501 30.4 90706
Aloha Elementary School KG - 06 381 22.4 90715
Burcham K-8 KG - 08 828 25.7 90808
Carver Elementary School KG - 05 446 26.2 90808
Cleveland Elementary School KG - 05 444 23.4 90713
Craig Williams Elementary School KG - 06 855 31.1 90712
Cubberley K-8 KG - 08 987 26.1 90808
Ella P. Melbourne Elementary School KG - 06 548 21.1 90715
Ernie Pyle Elementary School KG - 06 559 29.4 90706
Esther Lindstrom Elementary School KG - 06 862 26.1 90713
Frank E. Woodruff Elementary School KG - 06 712 31 90706
Gompers K-8 KG - 08 773 26.2 90713
Henry K-8 KG - 08 772 27.6 90808
Holmes Elementary School KG - 05 465 23.8 90712
Intensive Learning Center KG - 06 583 24.8 90712
MacArthur Elementary School KG - 05 509 25.5 90713
Madison Elementary School KG - 05 543 25.3 90712
Monroe K-8 KG - 08 680 24.6 90713
Newcomb Academy KG - 08 974 26.1 90808
Palms Elementary School KG - 06 570 22.8 90715
Ramona Elementary School KG - 06 693 30.1 90706
Riley Elementary School KG - 05 473 27 90712
Stephen Foster Elementary School KG - 06 714 26.4 90712
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School KG - 06 675 29.3 90706
Twain Elementary School KG - 05 633 27.5 90808
Washington Elementary School KG - 06 856 28.5 90706
Willow Elementary School KG - 06 520 23.6 90715

Middle Schools near Lakewood, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Bancroft Middle School 06 - 08 976 27.9 90808
Hoover Middle School 06 - 08 924 27.7 90712
Marshall Academy of the Arts 06 - 08 766 24.9 90808

High Schools near Lakewood, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Artesia High School 09 - 12 1,502 23.5 90715
Bellflower High School 07 - 12 2,940 24.5 90706
Lakewood High School 09 - 12 3,831 26.2 90713
Mayfair High School 07 - 12 3,332 23.1 90713

Ungraded Schools near Lakewood, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
* Buena Vista High School 09 - 12 218 22.4 90712
* Somerset Continuation High School 07 - 12 364 20.4 90706
Bellflower Alternative Education Center KG - 12 47 11.8 90706
Paramount Alternative Education Center 06 - 12 62 31 90712

Demographics near Lakewood, CA

City County
Neighborhood Type
Population 80,213 9,840,024
Population Density 8,520 2,425
Median Age 37.1 34.8
People per Household 3.1 3
Median Household Income 78,876 56,241
Average Income per Capita 29,784 27,900

Lakewood Homes for Sale & Real Estate


 With a population of 80,000 inhabitants, Lakewood is Californian city located in the Los Angeles County. It is surrounded by communities like Hawaiian Gardens, Cypress, Cerritos, Bellflower and Long Beach. The city managed to evolve extremely well throughout the years. In the 1950s it used to be a lima bean field and in the 1960s it was already a well-developed community. For this particular reason, the place is nicknamed the Instant City. Lakewood is in fact a planned community, developed after the World War II and it was fully incorporated in 1954, April 16.

Lakewood Homes for Sale and Real Estate

The Lakewood Real Estate Market has good prospects. Home prices are rising and there are fewer distressed listings and foreclosures. The median sale price in Lakewood is $340,000. The average mortgage debt is almost $224,000 while the median rent is $1,543. Regarding the average listing price, homes are estimated at $356,000 and the median listing period is 51 days. For the moment, Lakewood features 164 active listings, 27,470 residences and 26,543 households. Owner-occupied units make 72.1% of the total number of properties and the renter-occupied units make 27.9% of the residences. Vacancy rates are quite low which is why the rate for rentals is 5.7% and the rate for homeowners is 1.1%.

Lakewood Communities

The city of Lakewood includes different communities such as:
  • Old Lakewood City
  • Carson Park
  • Mayfair
  • Civic Center
  • Lakewood Mutuals
  • Douglas Junction
  • Lakewood East
  • Lakewood Country Club
  • South Street
  • Lakewood Boulevard
  • Del Amo Boulevard
  • Paramount Boulevard
  • Harvey Way
  • Arbor Road
  • Josie Avenue

Lakewood Employment Opportunities

Lakewood is a city with great employment opportunities. The unemployment rate is way below the state rate. The majority of Lakewood citizens are employed in industries like food services, accommodation services, construction, transportation equipment, scientific, professional and technical services, public administration, educational services, health care, social assistance and finance. The most common occupations in Lakewood are truck drivers, repair, maintenance and installation occupations, mobile equipment and vehicle mechanics, repairers and installers, business operations specialists, secretaries, registered nurses and middle school, elementary school, kindergarten and preschool teachers. Lakewood is a city that features branches of some of the most famous businesses in the United States. The most important are:
  • Wells Fargo
  • 7 – Eleven
  • Vans
  • Bank of America
  • T – Mobile
  • FedEx
  • Subway
  • GameStop
  • Starbucks
  • H&R Block
  • Nike
  • McDonald’s
The Annual Financial Report of the city reported that the top ten employers in Lakewood are:
  • Pacific Ford with 311 employees
  • Piazza McDonald’s with 258 employees
  • The Sheriff’s Department of Los Angeles County with 317 employees
  • The Unified School District of ABC with 360 employees
  • Long Beach Mazda with 400 employees
  • The Unified School District of Bellflower with 418 employees
  • Albertsons with 500 employees
  • The Department of Family and Children Services of Los Angeles County with 550 employees
  • City of Lakewood with 604 employees
  • The Unified School District of Long Beach with 901 employees

Lakewood Attractions

 Lakewood is known for its vibrant nightlife. The city features various bars, restaurants and pubs that attract people of all ages looking to have a good time. One of the most exquisite bars and restaurants in Lakewood is The Crush Wine Bar and Bistro. The menu features 16 top of the line Californian wines. The meal is completed with Asian summer rolls, smoked salmon crostini and tapas. The Gaslamp Bar and Restaurant is also a must see. It features pasta, calamari and burgers. After enjoying their meal, clients can listen to live music, participate in karaoke contests or dance. The most interesting things to do in Lakewood are Dana Wharf Sportfishing and the NASCAR racing Experience. Also, tourists can take bartender classes in one of the national bartenders’ schools in the city. Other amazing attractions in Lakewood and around the city are:
  • The Performing Arts Center Cerritos
  • The Science Education Adventure
  • Rancho Los Cerritos Historic
  • Long Beach Casting Club
  • Marine Stadium
  • Long Beach Shopping Center
  • El Dorado Regional Park
  • Long Beach Arts

Lakewood Transportation and Commuting

The city of Lakewood is crossed by I – 605 (San Gabriel River Freeway). The main thoroughfares within the communities are South Street, Carson Street, Del Amo Boulevard and Bellflower. There are 4 airports and 14 train stations situated within 30 miles of the city. Lakewood is served by Metro Green Line and Metro Blue Line railway services. Also, the Lakewood Center features bus stops for the following routes: 94, 93, 92, 91, 103, 103 and 101. The median one way commute in the city is 31 minutes.

Lakewood Weather

The average high temperature in July is 82 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 45.5 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 12 inches per year, with 0 inches of snow per year. No weather information available.

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Re/Max Olson Estates
6355 Topanga Cyn. Blvd #100
Woodland Hills, CA
818-346-7362
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Platinum Realty & Invest, Grp
P.O. Box 3326
Lakewood, CA
562-307-0786
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Better Choice Real Estate
5445 Del Amo Blvd. #202
Lakewood, CA
562-461-1200
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HELLEN MUGISA, BROKER
4067 HARDWICK ST #474
LAKEWOOD, CA
562-233-4041
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Domonique Roberts, Broker
5732 Bonfire Ave
Lakewood, CA
310-403-0742
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Tyrone Steven Collins, Broker
5023 1/2 Hayter Ave
Lakewood, CA
562-673-0823
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Southland Shamrock Realty Inc
5840 N. Bellflower Blvd.
Lakewood, CA
562-867-3422
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Larry Jolly Real Estate
5377 Ocana Ave.
Lakewood, CA
562-412-0114
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Realty Executives All Cities
5822 Adenmoor Ave
Lakewood, CA
562-925-1111
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ERA West Coast Real Estate
4110 E. South Street
Lakewood, CA
562-333-4300
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