Lakewood Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Lakewood, CO

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 7 days ago
  • Sales Representative

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Lakewood, CO

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 4 hours ago
  • Software Developer - Orion Rhapsody

    Medsys Group Consulting - Lakewood, CO

    MedSys Group Position Expected Start Date: ASAP Interview Times/Dates: Open Duration: 6 Months contract APPLICATION DEVELOPER II Responsibilities Configures application...

    from MedSys Group Consulting - 4 hours ago
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Lakewood, Colorado

The City of Lakewood is a home rule municipality located in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Lakewood is the fourth most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 164th most populous city in the United States. The United States Census Bureau estimates that in 2005 the population of the City of Lakewood was 140,671 , the population of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area was 2,359,994 , the population of the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area was 2,869,377 , and the population of the Front Range Urban Corridor was 4,013,055. The City of Lakewood was incorporated in 1969. At the time of incorporation the city population was already over 90,000, making Lakewood one of the largest cities, at the time of original incorporation, in the history of the United States. The urban/suburban development of the community known as Lakewood was begun in 1889 by Charles Welch and W.A.H. Loveland, who platted a 13-block area along Colfax Avenue west of Denver...more

Lakewood Economy

Lakewood's economy is diverse while the largest employers are government. The Jefferson County school district employs about 11,000 and the Denver Federal Center employs about 6,200 people. Lakewood in the Media *A South Park episode took place at Casa Bonita, a local Mexican restaurant in Lakewood. External links * City of Lakewood * City of Lakewood *

Lakewood Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lakewood are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Sales and office occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 11%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Lakewood, Colorado work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Lakewood Industries

The leading industries in Lakewood, Colorado are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 15%; Retail trade, 14%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 13%. Simply Hired's Lakewood job listings indicate that the following industries in Lakewood are hiring the most workers:

Lakewood Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lakewood, Colorado is $40,072, and the median income of households in Lakewood was $50,234.
 

Average Salaries in Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, CO

$40,000
 

According to our Lakewood Trends data, the number of Lakewood, Colorado jobs has increased by 17% since April 2013.
Lakewood job trends

Lakewood Employment Statistics

Population of Lakewood
Total population 142,434
Male 47.63%
Female 52.37%
Median age 37.8
  
Lakewood Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.1%
Median cost of a home $237,100
Median mortgage payment $1,103
Renter-occupied homes 37.9%
Vacant housing 5.7%
Median monthly rent $781
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $30,795
Median for all male full-time $42,341
Median for all female full-time $37,803
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 10%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Graduate degree 12%
  
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 16%
  
Race
White 84%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 5%
Other 11%
  
Lakewood Commute
Carpool 9.8%
Public transportation 4.6%
Average travel time 24 minutes
  

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