Lakewood Information

LAKEWOOD INFORMATION

Age Statistics
Median resident age: 36.5 years

Business
The West Chamber Serving Jefferson County www.westchamber.org 
Lakewood Economic Development www.lakewood-colorado.org

County
Boulder

Drivers license bureaus and contact info
Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles
Main Office Location
1881 Pierce Street
Lakewood
303-205-5600
www.revenue.state.co.us

Elevation
5,445 feet

Government
City Council and Mayor

Hospitals/Healthcare
Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, Wheatridge, CO www.exempla.org
Centura Health - St. Anthony North Hospital, Westminster, CO www.stanthonyhosp.org
Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center - HealthOne, Denver www.pslmc.com
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denvertarget="_blank"www.exempla.org
Centura Health - St. Anthony Central Hospital. Denver www.uchsc.edu
Exempla Lutheran Medical Center www.exempla.org
Rose Medical Center - HealthOne, Denver www.rosemed.com

Safety and Law Enforcement
Lakewood Police www.lakewood.org
480 S. Allison Parkway
303-987-7150

Main Post Office
10799 W. Alameda Ave.
www.usps.com

Major Employers
Jefferson County R-1 School District
Denver Federal Center
Gambro
City of Lakewood 
Colorado Christian University
FirstBank of Colorado
Qwest
Integer Group
AON Innovative Solutions
Veterans' Affairs
Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Video Professor
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Red Rocks Community College

Newspapers
Lakewood Sentinel
The Denver Post
Rocky Mountain News

Library Facilities
County Libraries

Physical location from / orientation to from Denver 
Lakewood is 9.5 miles west of Denver.

Places of Interest
Lakewood Cultural Center
Lakewood's Heritage Center
Washington Heights Arts Center
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
Colorado Christian University
Red Rocks Community College
Casa Bonita

Population
145,000 (2006)

Recreation
Lakewood's Urban Parks, Forestry and Street Maintenance provides for park and grounds maintenance activities for over 1200 acres and 85 sites of City-owned formally developed and undeveloped parkland. A major element of the City of Lakewood is the Regional Parks and Golf Division of the City's Department of Community Resources. This division includes Bear Creek Lake Park, William Frederick Hayden Park, Fox Hollow at Lakewood Golf Course, Homestead Golf Course and the Bear Creek Greenbelt. Other responsibilities of this division include reservoirs located within the city limits.

Recreation Centers
Carmody Recreation Center www.lakewood.org
Green Mountain Recreation Center www.lakewood.org
Charles Whitlock Recreation Center www.lakewood.org
The Lakewood Link Recreation Center www.lakewood.org

Sales Tax
7.6 %

Shopping Centers
Colorado Mills
BelMar
Denver West Village
Lakewood City Commons

Size
45 Sq. Miles

Schools/ Education Stats
Lakewood is in the Jefferson County School System. It has 24 public elementary schools; 9 public middle schools; and 10 public high schools.

Transportation
Lakewood will be the first city to have a Fastrack light rail corridor built. RTD's West Corridor line will provide a commuting alternative to workers from a variety of stops. Construction will start in 2008 with completion scheduled for 2013.

Utility Companies and contact info
Xcel Energy www.xcelenergy.com
Alameda Water and Sanitation District
Applewood Sanitation District
Bancroft-Clover Water and Sanitation District
Bear Creek Water and Sanitation District
Bennett Bear Creek Farm Water and Sanitation District
Bonvue Water and Sanitation District
College Park Water and Sanitation District
Consolidated Mutual Water and Sanitation District
Daniel's Sanitation District
East Jefferson Sanitation District
East Lakewood Sanitation District
Fehlman Subdivision Water Association
Grant Water and Sanitation District
Green Mountain Water and Sanitation District
Highview Water District
Lakehurst Water and Sanitation District
Lakewood Water Utility
Lakewood Sewer Utility 
Lochmoor Water and Sanitation District
Mt. Carbon Metropolitan District
Northwest Lakewood Sanitation District
Pleasant View Water and Sanitation District
Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District
South Sheridan Water and Sanitation District
West Alameda Heights Sanitation District
Wheat Ridge Sanitation District
Willowbrook Water and Sanitation District

Information Sources
The West Chamber Serving Jefferson County www.westchamber.org
Lakewood Economic Development www.lakewood-colorado.org
The City of Lakewood www.lakewood.org

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