Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lawrence is 88,508. Lawrence, Massachusetts is the 390th largest city in the US.
Lawrence is located entirely in Essex County.
The peak population of Lawrence was in 1920, when its population was 94,270. In 1920, Lawrence was the 73rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 390th largest city in the US. Lawrence is currently 6.1% smaller than it was in 1920.
Lawrence has grown 22.6% since the 2000. Lawrence, Massachusetts's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Lawrence, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 44,777. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.4% of the residents of Lawrence are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lawrence are 52.8% White, 36.4% Other, 5.7% Black, 3.1% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 80.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lawrence, 21.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.8%. On a per-household basis, 19.0% of families are below the poverty line in Lawrence.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.0% of Lawrence residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 67.0% of Lawrence residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.8% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lawrence residents aged 5 and older, 78.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 74.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 9.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lawrence, 5.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lawrence is $44,613.
In Lawrence, 31.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.0% of housing units in Lawrence.
Of all the housing units in Lawrence, 52.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Lawrence, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lawrence is $1,145.
In Lawrence, 72.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|382||Fort Smith, Arkansas||89,576||11.0%|
|383||Clifton, New Jersey||89,367||13.0%|
|387||San Leandro, California||88,868||11.4%|
|388||Greenville, North Carolina||88,728||41.3%|
|391||Santa Barbara, California||88,255||-1.4%|
|392||Santa Fe, New Mexico||88,193||39.3%|
|395||Citrus Heights, California||87,402||2.3%|
|396||San Ramon, California||86,947||93.5%|
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