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Lakewood is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area, and borders the city of Cleveland. The population was 52,131 at the 2010 United States Census, making it the third largest city in Cuyahoga County, behind Cleveland and Parma. Lakewood is the 125th most densely populated city out of 19,300 cities across the country with over 9,000 people per square mile. The city size is 5.6 square miles with 180 miles of sidewalks
City government focuses on four goals: Vibrant Neighborhoods, Economic Development, Safe & Secure and Sound Governance
Lakewood combines the best elements of inner-ring amenities, historic architecture, lakeshore life and two vibrant commercial corridors with a multitude of shops, restaurants and services. The city works hard to promote the best sides of residential and commercial life and the two often intermingle along Detroit Avenue's main corridor.
The city and several non-profits host many community wide events throughout the year.