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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Lakewood is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina with a population of 1,151. Lakewood is in Mecklenburg County. Living in Lakewood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Lakewood tend to be liberal.
About Lakewood...
Population
1,151

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$937
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,333
National
$55,322
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%
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