Latest Data (2016)
Population 95,358
Nationwide Rank 326

Quick Facts

Lawrence, Kansas is the 326th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lawrence, Kansas is a city.

Lawrence, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Lawrence had its largest population ever.

Lawrence, Kansas's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lawrence, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
316 Federal Way, Washington 96,757 13.6%
317 Mission Viejo, California 96,396 2.9%
318 Spokane Valley, Washington 96,340 19.1%
319 Boca Raton, Florida 96,114 15.5%
320 Lee's Summit, Missouri 96,076 35.3%
321 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,028 82.1%
322 Sandy, Utah 95,836 7.6%
323 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,630 1.2%
324 Meridian, Idaho 95,623 160.3%
325 South Gate, California 95,538 -1.0%
326 Lawrence, Kansas 95,358 18.3%
327 San Marcos, California 95,261 70.5%
328 Portsmouth, Virginia 95,252 -5.1%
329 New Bedford, Massachusetts 95,032 1.2%
330 Yuma, Arizona 94,906 19.9%
331 Lawton, Oklahoma 94,653 2.2%
332 Roswell, Georgia 94,598 15.9%
333 Dearborn, Michigan 94,444 -3.4%
334 Livonia, Michigan 94,041 -6.5%
335 Yakima, Washington 93,986 12.5%
336 Sunrise, Florida 93,734 8.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
128 Overland Park 188,966 24.5%
171 Kansas City 151,709 3.3%
193 Olathe 135,473 44.3%
217 Topeka 126,808 2.7%
326 Lawrence 95,358 18.3%
555 Shawnee 65,194 34.0%
684 Manhattan 54,983 20.2%
717 Lenexa 52,903 31.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
2009 92,048 312
2008 90,504 318
2007 89,847 314
2006 89,110 313
2005 88,664 310
2004 87,100 312
2003 85,335 319
2002 83,654 330
2001 81,973 330
2000 80,558 341
1990 65,992 363