Lakewood was incorporated in 1996 and is the second largest city in Pierce County. It is home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the largest joint base on the west coast and one of the largest in the US. If you’re looking for recreation, there are 11 parks, five lakes and four golf courses waiting for you.
CURRENT POPULATION INFO: 59,122 (2017), Median Age: 36, Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: Unknown, Median Home Price: $209,100, Median Household Income: $44,902
The Lakewood School District serves a diverse student population. With a small community population, Lakewood is able to retain the closeness of a small rural community while being able to offer easy access to the larger metropolitan areas of Seattle and Everett. It consists of five schools, three of which are elementary schools and two are middle and high schools.