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U.S. Census 2000 pegged Lakewood's population at 56,646. This tally represents a 5.1% DECREASE from 1990. Lakewood is the 14th largest city in Ohio and second largest suburb in Cuyahoga County. 21% of Lakewood's population is under age 18. In racial/ethnic categories census figures show: 52,723 White (93%); 1,116 Black (1.9%); 139 American Indian; 815 Asian; 349 other; 1,504 multi-racial; 1,269 Hispanic. The 1999 effective residential property tax is $77.67 per $1,000 of tax valuation. Cuyahoga County assesses residential property at 35% of the current market value. The average sale price for a home in Lakewood for 1999, the latest year for which data is available, was $121,200. The income tax rate is 1.5%. U.S. Census 2000 pegged Lakewood's population at 56,646. This tally represents a 5.1% DECREASE from 1990. Lakewood is the 14th largest city in Ohio and second largest suburb in Cuyahoga County. 21% of Lakewood's population is under age 18. In racial/ethnic categories census figures show: 52,723 White (93%); 1,116 Black (1.9%); 139 American Indian; 815 Asian; 349 other; 1,504 multi-racial; 1,269 Hispanic. The 1999 effective residential property tax is $77.67 per $1,000 of tax valuation. Cuyahoga County assesses residential property at 35% of the current market value. The average sale price for a home in Lakewood for 1999, the latest year for which data is available, was $121,200. The income tax rate is 1.5%.Lakewood is located along the southern shore of Lake Erie, 5 miles west of Cleveland's Public Square. Lakewood is widely known as the "City of Homes." It offers both the amenities of city living and the charm of a small town.Solidly built one and two-family homes, many with comfortable front porches, line its tree-lined streets. Within Lakewood's 5.6 square miles there is a diversity in housing, from modest single homes to luxury "Gold Coast" condominiums. The northern section of Clifton Park, a residential neighborhood, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

>U.S. Census 2000 pegged Lakewood's population at 56,646. This tally represents a 5.1% DECREASE from 1990. Lakewood is the 14th largest city in Ohio and second largest suburb in Cuyahoga County. 21% of Lakewood's population is under age 18. In racial/ethnic categories census figures show: 52,723 White (93%); 1,116 Black (1.9%); 139 American Indian; 815 Asian; 349 other; 1,504 multi-racial; 1,269 Hispanic. The 1999 effective residential property tax is $77.67 per $1,000 of tax valuation. Cuyahoga County assesses residential property at 35% of the current market value. The average sale price for a home in Lakewood for 1999, the latest year for which data is available, was $121,200. The income tax rate is 1.5%. U.S. Census 2000 pegged Lakewood's population at 56,646. This tally represents a 5.1% DECREASE from 1990. Lakewood is the 14th largest city in Ohio and second largest suburb in Cuyahoga County. 21% of Lakewood's population is under age 18. In racial/ethnic categories census figures show: 52,723 White (93%); 1,116 Black (1.9%); 139 American Indian; 815 Asian; 349 other;