Lawrence Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Lawrence is 88,511. 30.30% is under 18, while 10.59% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 7.50% of the population was five years old or younger, 30.30% were 18 years or younger and 19.81% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 53.17% female and 46.83% male.

Lawrence Housing

According to the US Census, Lawrence has 31,378 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Lawrence was 96.77%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $377,500

Lawrence Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Some Other Race Alone and White Alone constitute 71.02% of Lawrence's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 5.45% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.89% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 1.45%

Some Other Race Alone51.01%
White Alone20.01%
Black Or African American Alone5.45%
Asian Alone1.89%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.45%
White Black Or African American0.60%

How Educated is Lawrence

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 10.5% of Lawrence residents had a bachelor's degree, while 3.9% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 14.40% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Lawrence CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher59.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree44.4%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency33.0%
Some College No Degree17.8%
Less Than 9th Grade17.3%
From 9th To 12th Grade No Diploma12.5%

Average Income in Lawrence

The median household income in Lawrence is $49,087. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $49,087.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $48,349 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $68,482.

A closer examination of the income groups of Lawrence households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (15.5%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.7%). 7.3% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$68,482
Nonfamily households$23,677