Lakewood, Washington

The team at Washington State Kitchen and Bath enjoy working in Lakewood for its scenic beauty. About 58,163 people were residing in Lakewood, says the 2010 census. Number of families reached 14,412 and households were 24,069. The calculated population density was 3,387.5 residents per square mile.

Business in Lakewood, Washington

Lakewood is Pierce County’s second-largest city. Like many other cities nearby, Lakewood depends on local military bases to support its economy.

The city also houses the Clover Park School District, the Western State Hospital (psychiatric center, formerly Fort Steilacoom), and the Lakes Water District. America’s Promise Alliance – a foundation that helps children and youth – recognized Lakewood as well as Pierce County among the 100 Best Places for Young People.

Lakewood, Washington Arts & Culture

The Clover Park School District administers every public school in Lakewood. Some college schools in the City are Clover Park Technical College and Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. Besides public schools, Lakewood has private institutions: St Frances Cabrini School and St Mary’s Christian School.

Aside from school managements, the city also prides a classic theatre, “Lakewood Playhouse,” situated at the Lakewood Towne Center. The theatre is operated by some of Lakewood’s creatives who are passionate in telling stories filled with human experience.

Lakewood, Washington Outdoors

The City of Lakewood houses some of the Washington’s most fascinating destinations. Two most popular are the estate of Thornewood and Lakewold Gardens.

Thornewood consists of three buildings. One of them is Thornewood Castle, built from the brick of a disassembled 15th-century house brought from England. Stephen King film Rose Red used the Castle as a setting.