Lakewood Real Estate Market Overview

Could Lakewood, WA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Lakewood. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Lakewood such as Unive...rsity Place and Spanaway. When you’re ready, Trulia has 141 resale and new homes in Lakewood lined up for you, including 3 open houses, and 51 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$251,219

Median Sales Price

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$158

Price Per Sqft

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$1,495

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Lakewood show a 3% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 2% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Lakewood for May 25 to Aug 24 was $251,219 based on 126 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Lakewood was $158, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Lakewood for Jul 25 to Aug 25 was $1,495.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Lakewood can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,491

Counts of Theft

589

Counts of Arrest

551

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Lakewood

There are 27 schools in Lakewood.

Elementary Schools
6

Tillicum Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

6

Idlewild Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

6

Oakbrook Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
8

Hudtloff Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

4

Woodbrook Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

4

Mann Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
6

Lakes High School

Public, 9 - 12

4

Clover Park High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Harrison Preparatory School

Public, 6 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Lakewood by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
40%
Single residents
Home owners
44%
Home owners
Median age
40
Median age
Household income
$43,828
Median household income
College educated
28%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Lakewood commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
92% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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