Apartments for Rent in Lakewood, CO

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the average rent in Lakewood, CO?

The average rent in Lakewood, CO is at $1,891. There are 45 apartments for rent in Lakewood, CO to choose from, with prices between $995 and $9,039 per month.

How to search for apartments for rent in Lakewood, CO?

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How to find Lakewood, CO apartments for rent I can afford?

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Renter’s City Guide to Lakewood, CO
Introducing Lakewood Expenses & Housing Stats Jobs & Education Lifestyle & Renting Tips

The city, located in Jefferson County, has been named among the 25 safest cities in Colorado by, a site that measures citizen-to-police ratios and crime trends compared to population. 

How big is Lakewood?

Lakewood’s population is about 4.5 times the size of nearby Englewood. The city’s population is about 22% of Denver’s. 

Where is Lakewood located?  

Located in northern Colorado and bordered by Golden, Wheat Ridge, Englewood and Littleton, Lakewood lies eight miles from Denver and 27 miles from Boulder. 

What is the weather like in Lakewood?

With a semi-arid climate, Lakewood features warm to hot summers and mild winters with abundant snowfall. Summer high temperatures hover between 86°F and 104°F. Winter average temperatures are around 13°F, but low temperatures can reach -26°F. Spring and summer months experience 17 inches of rainfall, on average, while flooding, blizzards and heavy snowfalls can also occur in the city.


What are the pros of living in Lakewood?

The attractive downtown core; breathtaking scenery; vibrant arts and culture scene; and the city’ proximity to Denver and Boulder are some of Lakewood’s finest assets. 

What are the cons of living in Lakewood?

A tendency toward urban sprawl, few entertainment options, and a longer commute time for those working in Boulder or Denver are some of the main disadvantages of living in Lakewood.

Lakewood Demographic Highlights
Total Population 155,733
Median Age 38.5

How much does public transportation cost in Lakewood? 

Denver Regional Transportation District ensures local bus and commuter rail services. Regular fares are priced at $3 for adults, with discounted fares available to seniors and children. Daily and monthly passes are also available, ranging from $6 to $114. 

How much do taxi services cost in Lakewood? 

Lakewood Taxi Services, Valley Taxi, Green Taxi Cooperative and Colorado Luxury Ride are some of the local taxi services available in Lakewood. The base fee is set at $2.85, while the cost per mile is $2.70. 

What is the average commute time in Lakewood? 

The average commute time in Lakewood is 26.1 minutes, which is on par with the national average of 26.4 minutes. 

What is the cost of fuel in Lakewood? 

Those using a personal vehicle can expect to pay $2.24 for gasoline, on average.

How much does a meal cost in Lakewood? 

A three-course meal for two at a mid-range Lakewood restaurant costs $60, on average, with a regular cappuccino priced around $4.31. 

How much do utilities cost in Lakewood? 

Basic utilities (including heating, water, garbage, electricity and cooling) cost $135.92, on average, for a 915-square-foot apartment.

Lakewood Rent Statistics
Apartment Rent Ranges
$501 - $7000%
$701 - $1,0001.51%
$1,001 - $1,50012.71%
$1,501 - $2,00053.05%
> $200032.73%
Average Rent Trends
What is the average rent in Lakewood?

The average rent for an apartment in Lakewood is $1,891 per month.

What is the average apartment size in Lakewood?

The average apartment size in Lakewood is 878 sq. ft.

What is the rent for a studio apartment in Lakewood?

Rent for a studio apartment in Lakewood ranges between $1,108 and $3,915 per month.

What is the rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lakewood?

Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lakewood ranges between $995 and $5,009 per month.

What is the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lakewood?

Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lakewood ranges between $1,220 and $6,204 per month.

What is the rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lakewood?

Rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lakewood ranges between $2,033 and $9,119 per month.

Lakewood Housing Statistics
Occupied Housing Units 64,844
Owner occupied 58.99%
Renter occupied 41.01%

What are the main industries in Lakewood?

Retail; trade; educational services; health and social assistance; waste management services; and public administration are some of the main industries in Lakewood. Many Lakewood residents commute to nearby Boulder or Denver for work. 

What are the top employers in Lakewood?

Denver Federal Center, St. Anthony Hospital, Colorado Christian University, Jefferson County Public Schools, The Integer Group, the State of Colorado, Terumo BCT, the City of Lakewood, First Bank and Home Advisor are some of the largest employers in Lakewood. 

What is the unemployment rate in Lakewood? 

Lakewood’s unemployment rate is currently 13.9%, which is below the national average of 14.7%. 

Lakewood Employment Statistics
White Collar 70,583
Blue Collar 15,664
White Collar 81.84%
Blue Collar 18.16%
Self Employment 9,275
Private Companies 59,916
Governmental Workers 11,242
Not for Profit Companies 5,814
Self Employment 10.75%
Private Companies 69.47%
Governmental Workers 13.03%
Not for Profit Companies 6.74%

What is the Lakewood school system like? 

Local public schools are operated by the Jefferson County Public Schools district. Dennison Elementary School, Devinny Elementary School, Kendrick Lakes Elementary School, Green Mountain High School, Lakewood High School and Bear Creek High School are some of the top schools in the city. Besides these, a number of private schools also serve Lakewood. 

What are the top colleges in Lakewood?

Colorado Christian University and Colorado School of Trades are two of the largest post-secondary institutions in the city. Nearby Denver and Boulder are also home to several college and university options.

Lakewood Education Statistics
No High School2.32%
Some High School29.36%
Some College21.94%
Associate Degree7.17%
Bachelor Degree26.1%
Graduate Degree13.11%

What sports activities are there to enjoy in Lakewood?

Fox Hollow Golf Course — with its 27 holes and stunning scenery — is a fantastic place for golf enthusiasts of all levels. The on-site pro shop, clubhouse and driving range are added bonuses. 

What family attractions are there in Lakewood? 

Families with children will definitely enjoy the lush, 2,400-acre parkland of William F. Hayden Park, which boasts walking, biking and horse trails. The park is also home to a wide variety of wildlife and features incredible mountain and meadow views. 

What couples attractions are there in Lakewood? 

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater is a local venue that hosts artists and concerts of all genres, making it an ideal date night destination. The venue itself was created naturally out of red sandstone and is within proximity to numerous geologic and historical points of interest. 

Where to shop in Lakewood?

Colorado Mills Belmar, Denver West Village, Lakewood City Commons, Foothills Shopping Center, Fairfield Commons, Alameda Village Shopping Center, Lochwood Square Shopping Center and Woodlake Center are some of the best places to shop in Lakewood. 

What are the top restaurants in Lakewood?

Some of the top restaurants in Lakewood include 240 Union Restaurant, Café Jordano, Frijoles Coloradio, The Yabby Hut, Gaby’s German Eatery, Thai Diamond Café, and Abe’s Bar and Grill. 

What events are held in Lakewood?

Cider Days is a two-day, local agricultural festival held every year. It boasts live music; kid-friendly performances and activities; tractor pulls; baking competitions; wagon rides; historic demonstrations; and plenty of apple cider.

Lakewood Household Statistics
Total Number of Households 64,844
Average People Per Household 2
Median Household Income$71,233
Average Household Income$91,257
No Children

What to know about renting in Lakewood?

Those in search of a rental unit in Lakewood should pay close attention to details — like cost, location, number of bedrooms, cell phone reception, water pressure and noise originating from units in the vicinity. A family member or a close friend can be of great help during rental viewings because a second set of eyes might help you see things more clearly. Be open to opinions and observations and share your priority list with them so they can help you choose the rental unit that is a complete match for your requirements.

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