Inset: Location of Ocean County highlighted in the State of New Jersey. When authorized, he or she may execute documents on behalf of the township, makes proclamations concerning holidays and events of interest, and exercises ceremonial power of the Township and other powers conferred upon him by law. It passes through the eastern part of the municipality, connecting Toms River in the south to Brick in the north[153] with one major interchange serving Lakewood at exit 89. Display/hide its location on the map, Parks in Lakewood include: Japanese Garden (1), Italian Garden (2), Sunken Garden (3), Formal Garden (4), Carasaljo Park (5), Lake Shenandoah County Park (6), Ocean County Park (7). According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Lakewood, New Jersey as of November 24, 2020. Lakewood's developers thought that "Bricksburg" didn't capture their vision for the community, and the names "Brightwood" and "Lakewood" were proposed. [51][52][53], Portions of the township are part of an Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), one of 32 zones covering 37 municipalities statewide. County Clerk Scott M. Colabella (R, 2019, Barnegat Light),[116][117] For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 94.0 males. 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According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lakewood was: There are 52,643 adults, (10,183 of whom are seniors) in Lakewood. As of the 2019, Population Estimates Program, the United States Census Bureau estimated that the municipality had a population of approximately 106,300 residents. [37] Grover Cleveland spent the winters of 1891-92 and 1892-93 in a cottage near the Lakewood Hotel, commuting to his business in New York City. The Township Committee controls all legislative powers of the Township except for health matters, which are controlled by the Board of Health. Birthplace of: Mylo Carbia - born (1971), screenwriter, Braden Scott - College football player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Natalie Hays Hammond - Artist. For every 100 females, the population had 98.7 males. Lakewood CDP (2010 Census population of 53,805[44]), Leisure Village (4,400 as of 2010[45]) and Leisure Village East (4,217 as of 2010[46]) are unincorporated communities and census-designated places (CDPs) located within Lakewood Township. George Jay Gould I acquired an estate at Lakewood in 1896, which is now Georgian Court University. All rights reserved. [47][48][49], Other unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Greenville, Lake Carasaljo, Seven Stars and South Lakewood. The sharp increase in population from 2000 to 2010 was led by increases in the township's Orthodox Jewish and Latino communities. [73][74], The median value of owner occupied housing is $322,000 with an average mortgage of $2,216 and additional housing expenses of $807. QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits. ", "How Lakewood became a worldwide destination for Orthodox Jews", "Tragedy Forces Town To Face Its Divisions; Breaching Barriers of Creed and Culture", "In Lakewood, a Democrat comes up against the reality of democracy", "Lakewood A Winter Home. This is worse than average. 1,000,000+: Brooklyn, NY (40.7 miles , pop. Full demographic report of Lakewood, NJ 08701 population including education levels, household income, job market, ethnic makeup, and languages. Census data for Lakewood township, Ocean County, NJ (pop. Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. [63] The Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum is located on the campus of Georgian Court University. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average. 73.29% of Lakewood residents speak only English, while 26.71% speak other languages. Lakewood Township is the most populous township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center. Display/hide their locations on the map, Shopping Center: Lakewood Shopping Center (1). View the Lakewood, NJ population and other interesting demographics including: median age, male to female ratio, marital status, source of income, languages spoken and race breakdown. Lakewood Township is governed under the Township form of New Jersey municipal government, one of 141 municipalities (of the 565) statewide that use this form, the second-most commonly used form of government in the state. [24][25], Lakewood is a hub of Orthodox Judaism, and is home to one of the largest yeshivas in the world, the 6,500-student Beth Medrash Govoha, which was founded by Rabbi Aharon Kotler. There were 26,337 housing units at an average density of 1,071.6 per square mile (413.7/km2). Lakewood's finest get their rear ends handed to them... 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