Monday, March 13, 2006

Most Dense

With a population density of 3,940.7/km², Lakewood, Ohio is the most densly populated city between New York and Chicago.


At 03 April, 2006 12:49, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lakewood is pretty much the greatest city in northeast ohio.

At 03 April, 2006 13:07, Anonymous Anonymous said...

here's some more great lakewood facts:

-Lakewood is 5.6 square miles

-Lakewood Ohio was formally known as East Rockport, the name was names 1889

-U.S. Census 2000 population: 56,646. This figure represents -5.1% change from 1990 figures. Lakewood is the 14th largest city in Ohio, second largest suburb in Cuyahoga County (after Parma). 21% of Lakewood's population is under age 18. In racial/ethnic categories Census figures show: 52,723 White; 1,116 Black; 139 American Indian; 815 Asian; 349 other; 1,504 multi-racial; 1,269 Hispanic.

-35 churches represent 14 different denominations

-The 14 public schools include 1 high school, 3 middle schools and 10 elementary schools with an enrollment of 7,860 and a student/teacher ratio of 24/1.

-Lakewood is home to approximately 1,000 businesses and government agencies employing over 21,000 people. A downtown 72,000 square foot City Center is home base to 15 retail stores. Unique specialty and antique shops are located along the major avenues of Madison and Detroit.

-Lakewood Hospital is a 385 bed acute care facility including emergency and express care

-The Mayor is elected every 4 years and council members serve 4-year staggered terms. Safety services are comprised of one jail and police station, two small neighborhood stations, and 3 fire stations, each equipped with an EMS squad as part of a state-of-the-art fire-based Emergency Medical System. The City owns and maintains its own sewer and water system.

At 03 April, 2006 18:07, Anonymous Anonymous said...

do i presume someone likes lakewood??

At 03 April, 2006 19:55, Blogger cleveland facts said...

Thank you for your input.

At 27 September, 2006 17:16, Anonymous DB said...

Yes, Lakewood is great, and Lakewoodians are "most dense" and ya left out the famous Cherry Orchard story. Lakewood was one a very run down hip place, now it is yuppie suburbia.

At 07 August, 2008 19:15, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not true.

Philadelphia 4,201.8/km²
Dormont, PA 4,855.0/km²


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