Latest Data (2017)
Population 96,892
Nationwide Rank 319

Quick Facts

Lawrence, Kansas is the 319th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lawrence, Kansas is a city.

Lawrence, Kansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Lawrence had its largest population ever.

Lawrence, Kansas's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lawrence, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
309 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,877 9.5%
310 Roanoke, Virginia 99,837 5.3%
311 Albany, New York 98,251 3.9%
312 Boca Raton, Florida 98,150 18.0%
313 Spokane Valley, Washington 97,847 20.9%
314 Orem, Utah 97,839 15.8%
315 Compton, California 97,612 4.2%
316 Beaverton, Oregon 97,514 22.0%
317 Erie, Pennsylvania 97,369 -6.0%
318 Lee's Summit, Missouri 97,290 37.0%
319 Lawrence, Kansas 96,892 20.2%
320 Federal Way, Washington 96,690 13.5%
321 Flint, Michigan 96,448 -22.6%
322 San Marcos, California 96,198 72.1%
323 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,159 82.4%
324 Sandy, Utah 96,145 8.0%
325 Mission Viejo, California 96,016 2.5%
326 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,672 1.2%
327 Yuma, Arizona 95,502 20.7%
328 South Gate, California 95,430 -1.1%
329 New Bedford, Massachusetts 95,120 1.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
127 Overland Park 191,278 26.0%
171 Kansas City 152,938 4.1%
191 Olathe 137,472 46.4%
219 Topeka 126,587 2.5%
319 Lawrence 96,892 20.2%
560 Shawnee 65,513 34.7%
695 Manhattan 54,832 19.9%
718 Lenexa 53,553 32.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
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