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Lakewood, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Lakewood (historical) is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Davidson County at latitude 36.2431 and longitude -86.6356. Davidson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 469 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lakewood (historical), but most people and references simply refer to it as Lakewood, Tennessee.

The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakewood: DuPontonia, Dupontonia, Duptonia, Old Hickory.

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Lakewood, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,207
Population in Households 2,207
Population in Familes 1,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,187
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 899
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,041 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 595 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $154,252
Average Home Value $229,790


Median Household Income $43,677
Average Household Income $55,070
Per Capita Income $22,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.99% -0.09%
Households -1.02% -0.18%
Families -1.24% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lakewood, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakewood to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 189 56th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 145 66th
Median Household Income # 118 73rd
Per Capita Income # 120 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.