Lakewood, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

When you look at the population of Lakewood City, you may be surprised to know that the city is home to many different ethnic groups, including those from Albania and the Middle East. In fact, 12.2% of Lakewood's residents spoke a language other than English at home. The city is a popular immigration destination, with people arriving from all over the world. Most of these immigrants are from India, Southeast Asia, and the former USSR.

In 1785, the American government signed a treaty with the local Native Americans. Early settlers explored areas east of the Cuyahoga River, including Lakewood City. In 1785, they made a treaty with local Native Americans and later built a church in the area. After a few years, the population grew and the city's first school was established in 1888. The area was also home to the first police department in the country to require police officers to have a college degree.

The city's public schools are overseen by a locally elected board of education. The city's public schools were rated 'Continuous Improvement' by the Ohio Department of Education in 2013. In 1917, Lakewood residents were buying lakefront property for $15,000 per acre. The city's population was at 40,000 by 1920 and 70,000 by 1930. However, it began to decline after the 1950s, as more people moved out of the area. In the 1990s, more apartment complexes were built along Lake Rd.