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Located just west of Cleveland, Ohio, Lakewood combines big city amenities with a small-town vibe, making it a popular community for students, young professionals, and families alike. The bustling local economy, proximity to Lake Erie, abundance of green space, and thriving arts scene make it one of the most popular Cleveland suburbs.


The population of Lakewood is roughly 51k with an average of 2 persons per household.


Lakewood is a city in Cuyahoga County located on the southern shore of Lake Erie.

Median House Value

The median value of owner-occupied Lakewood, Ohio real estate is about $171,600.

Major Attractions

Places to Visit: Lakewood Park, the Solstice Steps, Sanctuary Museum, Beck Center for the Arts, and Madison Park.

School District & Rating

District: Lakewood City School District
School Rating: A

Notable Awards

In 2014 Ohio Magazine selected Lakewood as one of the Best Hometowns in Ohio.


Aside from its architectural significance, one of the best things about Lakewood is its abundance of local shopping, dining and nightlife. Madison Avenue is lined with antique stores, and Detroit Avenue boasts a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops. Whether you’re looking for a classy date night at Pier W, or a fun night out with friends at 16 Bit or Around the Corner, there is something to suit everyone’s needs.


Lakewood City School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Lakewood, Ohio. It has 4,924 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.

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