A Little About Lakewood

With an economy highly dependent upon the neighboring military bases of Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, the city of Lakewood became officially incorporated on February 28, 1996. As a major suburb of Tacoma and home to Western State Hospital, the city has a population just shy of 58,900. The 18.95 square miles that make up this city within Pierce County consists of several lakes and creeks that flow throughout it and drain into the Puget Sound.

Within Lakewood, the Clover Park School District operates all public schools; there are two colleges, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom and Clover Park Technical College, and two private schools in the city as well. The City of Lakewood used to be contracted with the Pierce County Sheriff’s office up until 2004, in which during that time they appeared in many episodes of the TV program COPS.

Lakewood is home to Fort Steilacoom, which was one of the first military forts built by the United States north of the Columbia River back in 1849. It was established because of the uproar among civilians about the massacre at the Whitman mission. Dr. Marcus Whitman and his wife Narcissa played an impactful role in establishing the Oregon Trail, but the Cayuse Native American tribe did not enjoy their company.

Lakewood Homes & Houses

When it comes to the real estate for sale in Lakewood, the majority of the homes tend to be cozier in size, which also means extremely reasonable in price. Generally consisting of two to four bedrooms, the homes for sale in Lakewood are beautifully maintained and range from double-wides, condos and actual houses. There is something suitable to meet the desires and interests of anyone interested in living in this fairly quiet and friendly community.

Newest Lakewood Real Estate Listings

10605   Freiday St SW, Lakewood WA 98499


10605 Freiday St SW, Lakewood

Great rental property with long rental history needing a little TLC. 2bdrm with Sprinkler system, attached garage, and central air. Nice sized yard partially fenced wi...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 699360
  • Bldg. Cronins 1st

8415 SW  Mount Tacoma Dr SW, Lakewood WA 98498


8415 SW Mount Tacoma Dr SW, Lakewood

Brick Rambler in great location close to Fort Steilacoom Park, schools & shopping. Built in storage areas & hardwood floors add character to this home. Large brick firepl...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 701172

5115   Arrowhead Rd SW, Lakewood WA 98499


5115 Arrowhead Rd SW, Lakewood

Terrific Rambler in the Lakewood Estates/Arowhead community with an extra large lot. The large 2 car detached garage w/ Shop is perfect for your toys and the large shed ...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 700834

8225   Paine St SW, Lakewood WA 98499


8225 Paine St SW, Lakewood

Rare opportunity to buy in delightful 55+ Cottage Woods, for only $97,000**Perfect blend of comfortable living**Choice location**Affordable price**Situated in a scenic tr...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 700511
  • Bldg. Cottage Woods

9005   Wedgewood Ct SW, Lakewood WA 98408


9005 Wedgewood Ct SW, Lakewood

New laminate wood flooring in 1/2 of the home making the floors shine. Front room, dining room and bonus room off kitchen making entertaining easy! Kitchen nicely updated...

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 700311

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