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Lakewood has the 135th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Lakewood is part of the Denver metro area. Unemployment in the Denver area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Denver has the 18th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lakewood is above average at $54,450, and the median cost of a home in Lakewood is $242,200, which is above the national average. 36% of workers in Lakewood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lakewood. 78% of Lakewood workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Lakewood spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.