What is the current population of Lawrence?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Lawrence is 98,193. Lawrence, Kansas is the 324th largest city in the US.

Lawrence Geography [top]

What county is Lawrence, Kansas in?

Lawrence is located entirely in Douglas County.

What is the size of Lawrence, Kansas in square miles?

Lawrence has an area of 33.6 square miles. Lawrence is the 8th largest city, by area, in Kansas.

Lawrence Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Lawrence?

The current population of Lawrence (98,193) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Lawrence growing?

Lawrence has grown 21.8% since the 2000. Lawrence, Kansas's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Lawrence, Kansas?

Lawrence has a population density of 2,611.2 people per square mile. Lawrence has the 6th highest population density in Kansas.

Lawrence Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Lawrence, Kansas?

The total voting age population of Lawrence, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 74,636. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.0% of the residents of Lawrence are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Lawrence, Kansas?

The racial demographics of Lawrence are 79.8% White, 6.5% Asian, 4.9% Black, 4.7% Two or more races, 2.7% American Indian and 1.3% Other. Additionally, 6.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas residents are below the poverty line?

In Lawrence, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.8%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in Lawrence.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 71.8% of Lawrence residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Lawrence, Kansas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.3% of Lawrence residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 53.3% have a bachelor's degree and 26.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Lawrence residents aged 5 and older, 12.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.4% speak an Asian language.

Lawrence Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Lawrence, Kansas?

The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas residents work for the government?

In Lawrence, 21.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Lawrence, Kansas?

The median household income in Lawrence is $53,639.

Lawrence Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Lawrence, Kansas?

In Lawrence, 44.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Lawrence, Kansas?

Renters occupy 55.1% of housing units in Lawrence.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Lawrence, 9.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Lawrence, Kansas housing units were built after 2000?

In Lawrence, 24.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 10,100 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Lawrence, Kansas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lawrence is $924.

What percentage of households in Lawrence, Kansas have broadband internet?

In Lawrence, 88.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Lawrence Population By Year

Population Graph For Lawrence
Year Population Rank in US
2019 98,193 324
2018 97,286 321
2017 96,892 319
2016 95,358 326
2015 93,917 330
2014 92,763 333
2013 90,811 338
2012 89,512 339
2011 88,854 338
2010 87,643 340
2000 80,558 341
1990 65,992 363

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
314 Bend, Oregon 100,421 90.8%
315 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,944 9.6%
316 Boca Raton, Florida 99,805 20.0%
317 Lee's Summit, Missouri 99,357 39.9%
318 Nampa, Idaho 99,277 81.2%
319 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 99,178 88.1%
320 South Fulton, Georgia 99,155
321 Roanoke, Virginia 99,143 4.5%
322 Beaverton, Oregon 99,037 23.9%
323 Yuma, Arizona 98,285 24.2%
324 Lawrence, Kansas 98,193 21.8%
325 Orem, Utah 97,828 15.8%
326 Longmont, Colorado 97,261 34.6%
327 San Marcos, California 96,664 73.0%
328 Albany, New York 96,460 2.0%
329 Sandy, Utah 96,380 8.2%
330 Concord, North Carolina 96,341 70.1%
331 Federal Way, Washington 96,289 13.0%
332 Hesperia, California 95,750 51.8%
333 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,708 1.3%
334 Compton, California 95,605 2.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
129 Overland Park 195,494 28.8%
169 Kansas City 152,960 4.2%
194 Olathe 140,545 49.7%
221 Topeka 125,310 1.5%
324 Lawrence 98,193 21.8%
569 Shawnee 65,807 35.3%
690 Lenexa 55,625 37.7%
711 Manhattan 54,604 19.4%

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