Lawrence

  1. Lawrence Legal Resources
  2. Lawrence Statistics
  3. Lawrence Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Lawrence Employment Information
  5. Lawrence Family Information
  6. Lawrence Education Information
  7. Lawrence Business Information
  8. Lawrence Public Benefits Information
  9. Lawrence Criminal Information
  10. Lawrence Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Lawrence Zip Codes


Lawrence Legal Resources

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Lawrence Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 72,043
  • Land Area (2000): 18.026 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.174 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 24.7186 (-4.0) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 72.5186 (22.5) / 82.6186 (28.1)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 6,322
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 555
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 43 inches
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508, 978
  • Alias(es) (2003): LAWRENCE, S LAWRENCE, SOUTH LAWRENCE

Lawrence Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 69,737 2002 72,936 2005 71,659
2000 71,760 2003 72,514 2006 71,743
2001 72,386 2004 72,301 2007 70,462

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Houses (2000): 25,601
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 2,035
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 10,212
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Lawrence Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 35,182
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,222,441,000 / $289,222,000

Lawrence Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 27,933 24,601 3,333 11.93% 120
1991 27,686 23,502 4,184 15.11% 151
1992 26,815 22,833 3,982 14.85% 148
1993 26,270 22,566 3,704 14.10% 141
1994 25,658 22,354 3,304 12.88% 129
1995 27,723 24,854 2,869 10.35% 104
1996 28,121 25,347 2,774 9.86% 99
1997 28,088 25,554 2,534 9.02% 90
1998 28,325 25,850 2,475 8.74% 87
1999 28,901 26,495 2,406 8.33% 83
2000 28,408 26,831 1,578 5.55% 56
2001 29,300 26,733 2,567 8.76% 87
2002 29,959 26,276 3,683 12.29% 123
2003 29,819 26,156 3,663 12.28% 123
2004 29,353 26,083 3,270 11.14% 111
2005 28,981 26,052 2,929 10.11% 101
2006 28,916 26,112 2,805 9.70% 97
2007 28,805 26,233 2,572 8.93% 89
2008 28,853 25,958 2,895 10.03% 100
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 29,003 26,067 2,936 10.12% 101
Feb 2008 28,527 25,732 2,795 9.80% 98
Mar 2008 28,649 25,833 2,816 9.83% 98
Apr 2008 28,168 25,795 2,373 8.42% 84
May 2008 28,259 25,667 2,592 9.17% 92
Jun 2008 29,105 26,207 2,898 9.96% 100
Jul 2008 29,412 26,357 3,055 10.39% 104
Aug 2008 29,496 26,216 3,280 11.12% 111
Sep 2008 29,058 25,745 3,313 11.40% 114
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Lawrence Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,059 8.30%
2. Construction 908 7.12%
3. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 884 6.93%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 837 6.56%
5. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 586 4.59%
6. Educational Services 559 4.38%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 517 4.05%
8. Health Care 476 3.73%
9. Public Administration 442 3.47%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 427 3.35%
11. Other Transportation 375 2.94%
12. Repair and Maintenance 372 2.92%
13. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 366 2.87%
14. Metal Manufactuing 338 2.65%
15. Food Manufacturing 255 2.00%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 242 1.90%
17. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 234 1.83%
18. Paper Manufacturing 229 1.80%
19. Personal and Laundry Services 218 1.71%
20. Finance and Insurance 186 1.46%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,824 14.01%
2. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,121 8.61%
3. Educational Services 984 7.56%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 976 7.50%
5. Social Assistance 895 6.88%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 653 5.02%
7. Public Administration 545 4.19%
8. Finance and Insurance 465 3.57%
9. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 414 3.18%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 341 2.62%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 294 2.26%
12. Department and Other General Stores 282 2.17%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 251 1.93%
14. Leather and Allied Manufacturing 188 1.44%
15. Other Transportation 180 1.38%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 178 1.37%
17. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 177 1.36%
18. Food Manufacturing 152 1.17%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 140 1.08%
20. Metal Manufactuing 140 1.08%

Lawrence Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,045 8.19%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 839 6.58%
3. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 725 5.68%
4. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 685 5.37%
5. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 608 4.77%
6. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 460 3.61%
7. Assemblers and Fabricators 450 3.53%
8. Computer Specialists 379 2.97%
9. Vehicle Mechanics 371 2.91%
10. Other Office and Admin Support 359 2.81%
11. Other Installation / Maintenance 342 2.68%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 307 2.41%
13. Other Food Preparation and Servers 302 2.37%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 290 2.27%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 284 2.23%
16. Other Management Occupations 261 2.05%
17. Carpenters 253 1.98%
18. Other Protective Service Workers 234 1.83%
19. Drafters / Engineering / Mappers 223 1.75%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 211 1.65%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,020 7.84%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 694 5.33%
3. Cashiers 687 5.28%
4. Assemblers and Fabricators 673 5.17%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 667 5.12%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 555 4.26%
7. Secretaries and Admins 523 4.02%
8. Child Care Workers 506 3.89%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 458 3.52%
10. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 428 3.29%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 418 3.21%
12. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 367 2.82%
13. Other Management Occupations 365 2.80%
14. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 325 2.50%
15. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 291 2.24%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 277 2.13%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 268 2.06%
18. Other Sales and Related Occupations 264 2.03%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 264 2.03%
20. Customer Service Representatives 263 2.02%

Lawrence Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 26,007 50.71%
15-35 hours 5,208 10.15%
1-14 hours 1,043 2.03%
No regular hours 19,029 37.10%

Lawrence Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 853 3.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 985 4.05%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,508 6.20%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,746 11.29%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,500 14.39%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,676 11.00%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,840 11.67%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,060 8.47%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,012 4.16%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 837 3.44%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 441 1.81%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 204 0.84%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,678 11.01%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,990 8.18%

Lawrence Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 620 2.55%
5-9 2,927 12.03%
10-14 4,773 19.62%
15-19 5,234 21.51%
20-24 3,420 14.06%
25-29 863 3.55%
30-34 2,932 12.05%
35-39 447 1.84%
40-44 615 2.53%
45-59 1,270 5.22%
60-89 813 3.34%
At least 90 416 1.71%

Lawrence Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 980 4.03% 16,857 69.28%
30-44 302 1.24% 3,692 15.17%
45-59 82 0.34% 1,188 4.88%
At least 60 208 0.85% 1,021 4.20%

Lawrence Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 34 0.14%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 5,412 21.80%
 Car / truck / van, solo 16,019 64.53%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 471 1.90%
 Public transportation 1,572 6.33%
 Walked 822 3.31%
 Worked at home 496 2.00%

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Lawrence Family Information

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Households (2000): 24,477 (70,996 people)
Families (2000): 16,968 (58,748 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 3,833
People at same address in 1995: 28,023

Lawrence Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 4,643 18.97%
$10,000-$14,999 2,453 10.02%
$15,000-$19,999 2,069 8.45%
$20,000-$24,999 1,824 7.45%
$25,000-$29,999 1,869 7.64%
$30,000-$34,999 1,616 6.60%
$35,000-$39,999 1,240 5.07%
$40,000-$44,999 1,306 5.34%
$45,000-$49,999 1,153 4.71%
$50,000-$59,999 1,955 7.99%
$60,000-$74,999 1,685 6.88%
$75,000-$99,999 1,439 5.88%
$100,000-$124,999 705 2.88%
$125,000-$149,999 218 0.89%
$150,000-$199,999 82 0.34%
$200,000 or more 220 0.90%

Lawrence Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 6,233 25.48%
 Family, 2 people 4,654 19.02%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,030 4.21%
 Family, 3 people 4,150 16.96%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 174 0.71%
 Family, 4 people 3,852 15.75%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 68 0.28%
 Family, 5 people 2,436 9.96%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 36 0.15%
 Family, 6 people 1,067 4.36%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 9 0.04%
 Family, 7 or more people 746 3.05%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 8 0.03%

Lawrence Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 18,308 30.51%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 4,676 7.79%
Public Assistance 2,204 3.67%
Retirement 2,720 4.53%
Self Employment 1,473 2.46%
Social Security 5,992 9.99%
Supplemental Security 3,103 5.17%
Wage / Salary 17,971 29.95%
Other 3,552 5.92%

Lawrence Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,206 46.11%
 With children under 18 4,915 53.89%

Lawrence Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,706 7.02%
 Married 11,936 49.14%
 Never Married 10,017 41.24%
 Widowed 630 2.59%

Lawrence Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,453 12.30%
 Married 12,521 44.59%
 Never Married 9,321 33.20%
 Widowed 2,783 9.91%

Lawrence Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lawrence Education Information

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Lawrence Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 8,579 17.48%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 11,558 23.56%
 High school diploma or equivalent 14,764 30.09%
 Some college, no degree 7,615 15.52%
 Associate degree 2,063 4.20%
 Bachelors degree 2,772 5.65%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,715 3.50%

Lawrence Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,087 1.51% 331 0.46% 1,418 1.97%
Kindergarten 1,068 1.48% 228 0.32% 1,296 1.80%
Grades 1-4 4,978 6.91% 735 1.02% 5,713 7.93%
Grades 5-8 5,153 7.15% 507 0.70% 5,660 7.86%
Grades 9-12 4,526 6.28% 607 0.84% 5,133 7.12%
Undergrad college 2,202 3.06% 902 1.25% 3,104 4.31%
Graduate or professional school 152 0.21% 201 0.28% 353 0.49%
Total 19,166 26.60% 3,511 4.87% 22,677 31.48%

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Lawrence Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 2,096
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $436,027,000
Retail sales (2002): $392,109,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $33,983,000
Lawrence Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Lawrence Public Benefits Information

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Lawrence Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 53,526 75.66%
 Below Poverty Level 17,217 24.34%

Lawrence Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $4,307 $177 $3,073 $451 $180 $458 $8,469 $4,521 $3,009 $0
1952 $5,116 $172 $3,037 $429 $188 $299 $9,069 $4,641 $2,992 $0
1953 $5,149 $195 $3,200 $409 $215 $228 $9,201 $4,732 $3,083 $0
1954 $5,149 $195 $3,200 $409 $210 $228 $9,196 $4,732 $3,083 $3,393
1955 $4,981 $231 $3,535 $488 $231 $296 $9,531 $4,630 $3,304 $4,342
1956 $5,395 $227 $3,724 $499 $245 $399 $10,262 $4,939 $3,114 $4,580
1957 $5,233 $227 $4,053 $536 $240 $385 $10,447 $5,155 $3,048 $3,342
1958 $5,234 $227 $4,053 $536 $274 $385 $10,482 $5,155 $3,048 $3,556
1959 $6,265 $222 $4,189 $541 $300 $494 $11,789 $5,552 $3,215 $5,346
1960 $6,728 $138 $4,672 $531 $341 $632 $12,904 $6,284 $4,941 $6,923
1961 $7,081 $137 $5,455 $614 $346 $974 $14,470 $6,875 $7,166 $7,886
1962 $7,655 $106 $5,386 $697 $258 $1,150 $15,146 $6,715 $8,160 $5,292
1963 $8,615 $125 $5,444 $735 $388 $1,063 $16,245 $8,435 $8,290 $5,822
1964 $8,615 $125 $5,444 $735 $388 $1,063 $16,245 $8,435 $8,290 $0
1965 $8,619 $111 $6,433 $757 $388 $1,274 $17,471 $8,561 $8,336 $0
1966 $9,665 $121 $5,713 $684 $388 $832 $17,282 $10,110 $7,638 $0
1967 $9,764 $112 $8,618 $762 $494 $1,442 $21,080 $9,429 $10,742 $8,185
1968 $10,838 $110 $9,476 $771 $494 $1,406 $22,985 $10,040 $12,545 $0
1969 $10,898 $108 $9,377 $862 $494 $1,641 $23,272 $10,051 $10,077 $0
1970 $11,283 $101 $5,525 $1,075 $494 $1,664 $20,041 $11,215 $14,352 $9,274
1971 $14,150 $109 $5,626 $1,124 $494 $1,837 $23,231 $11,299 $13,640 $7,645
1972 $15,668 $116 $6,882 $1,155 $741 $1,329 $25,775 $13,215 $16,784 $13,818
1973 $16,217 $126 $7,965 $1,149 $741 $1,365 $27,437 $15,823 $18,152 $14,064
1974 $18,405 $132 $10,997 $1,247 $741 $1,711 $33,101 $16,650 $19,559 $16,177
1975 $18,583 $129 $14,685 $1,496 $741 $1,534 $37,039 $18,373 $11,171 $14,471
1976 $19,029 $128 $18,027 $1,766 $741 $1,828 $41,391 $20,617 $11,945 $12,949
1977 $21,347 $130 $19,633 $2,014 $1,454 $1,427 $45,875 $21,151 $11,161 $15,442
1978 $22,091 $118 $12,774 $2,170 $1,415 $2,089 $40,539 $23,145 $10,419 $16,191
1979 $22,421 $186 $35,176 $2,074 $1,663 $2,538 $63,872 $32,737 $10,107 $16,612
1980 $20,209 $198 $27,669 $2,301 $1,758 $3,526 $55,463 $25,464 $8,920 $19,197
1981 $20,840 $240 $38,173 $2,167 $2,095 $3,673 $66,948 $26,860 $17,763 $20,670
1982 $12,474 $290 $35,462 $2,308 $2,175 $3,504 $55,923 $28,820 $22,676 $18,939
1983 $23,445 $310 $37,503 $2,765 $2,175 $3,515 $69,403 $30,421 $22,354 $21,381
1984 $18,912 $328 $38,917 $2,153 $2,400 $3,815 $66,197 $30,968 $19,788 $22,172
1985 $18,814 $293 $50,765 $2,030 $2,545 $4,611 $78,765 $34,086 $50,927 $45,792
1986 $20,452 $244 $54,548 $2,451 $3,002 $5,233 $85,686 $40,616 $42,156 $39,525
1987 $20,672 $242 $68,521 $3,140 $3,434 $4,080 $99,847 $47,689 $42,710 $41,597
1988 $20,833 $281 $69,240 $4,175 $2,837 $4,793 $101,878 $54,453 $45,025 $35,387
1989 $22,912 $560 $79,736 $4,992 $3,795 $9,789 $121,224 $57,378 $60,535 $62,997
1990 $24,842 $473 $90,022 $4,374 $4,609 $13,820 $137,667 $60,365 $38,404 $48,993
1991 $23,988 $595 $67,968 $4,090 $2,560 $8,739 $107,345 $68,514 $35,474 $39,442
1992 $25,273 $627 $49,872 $4,268 $0 $11,658 $91,071 $69,683 $35,474 $3,602
1993 $20,278 $543 $78,669 $4,213 $3,422 $7,758 $114,340 $83,753 $39,349 $61,342
1994 $26,232 $613 $86,286 $4,722 $3,422 $13,541 $134,203 $67,977 $64,420 $77,894
1995 $30,436 $671 $118,947 $4,066 $3,422 $10,446 $167,317 $67,366 $76,718 $70,172
1996 $30,525 $876 $123,797 $5,377 $5,386 $13,708 $178,793 $73,620 $65,930 $74,601
1997 $29,423 $757 $138,094 $4,313 $4,999 $11,022 $187,851 $82,338 $66,200 $92,166
1998 $29,843 $793 $126,288 $4,536 $4,999 $11,752 $177,418 $89,806 $60,040 $94,418
1999 $30,896 $821 $143,931 $4,896 $4,999 $12,702 $197,424 $96,003 $53,880 $106,713
2000 $37,067 $941 $156,568 $4,518 $4,999 $13,243 $216,395 $102,042 $45,775 $132,979
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $31,987 $1,613 $180,819 $4,553 $0 $12,987 $230,346 $113,382 $132,280 $71,312
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $39,989 $1,044 $186,461 $4,004 $0 $11,869 $242,323 $107,013 $175,089 $84,444
2005 $36,067 $1,577 $174,458 $4,949 $0 $15,368 $230,842 $118,036 $125,751 $67,644
2006 $39,064 $1,816 $266,895 $5,211 $0 $22,102 $333,272 $106,524 $154,126 $34,634


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $2,003 $230 $60 $549 $708 $177 $8,499
$1,343 $1,958 $55 $389 $109 $918
1952 $1,965 $234 $27 $633 $552 $196 $9,086
$1,467 $2,244 $62 $420 $130 $1,156
1953 $2,514 $247 $28 $559 $796 $169 $9,783
$1,506 $2,299 $73 $414 $141 $1,037
1954 $2,514 $247 $28 $559 $796 $169 $9,806
$1,506 $2,299 $73 $414 $164 $1,037
1955 $1,995 $233 $28 $535 $504 $158 $9,364
$1,504 $2,479 $77 $393 $189 $1,269
1956 $2,182 $221 $28 $559 $738 $162 $9,892
$1,611 $2,639 $56 $468 $205 $1,023
1957 $2,021 $248 $223 $614 $764 $185 $10,599
$1,436 $2,931 $85 $456 $234 $1,402
1958 $2,021 $247 $223 $614 $764 $185 $10,626
$1,436 $2,931 $85 $456 $256 $1,408
1959 $2,551 $284 $0 $732 $851 $193 $12,069
$1,827 $3,063 $92 $713 $286 $1,477
1960 $2,973 $265 $0 $747 $679 $223 $13,250
$1,644 $3,128 $136 $625 $344 $2,486
1961 $3,533 $309 $0 $723 $954 $263 $15,307
$1,995 $3,160 $242 $563 $331 $3,234
1962 $2,838 $307 $445 $697 $943 $247 $16,453
$1,900 $3,604 $310 $1,134 $263 $3,765
1963 $3,273 $417 $0 $755 $930 $247 $15,342
$2,332 $3,681 $235 $700 $521 $2,251
1964 $3,273 $417 $408 $755 $930 $247 $15,342
$2,332 $3,681 $235 $700 $521 $1,843
1965 $3,682 $354 $700 $849 $1,126 $283 $17,469
$2,825 $4,316 $248 $719 $521 $1,846
1966 $4,398 $618 $314 $791 $767 $299 $17,951
$2,677 $4,751 $313 $677 $521 $1,825
1967 $4,432 $576 $372 $750 $1,134 $285 $20,902
$2,997 $5,106 $395 $677 $556 $3,622
1968 $4,798 $620 $397 $976 $1,284 $358 $23,840
$2,966 $6,104 $328 $782 $556 $4,671
1969 $5,571 $562 $75 $1,036 $998 $350 $22,665
$2,775 $5,656 $449 $739 $556 $3,898
1970 $6,058 $591 $93 $950 $2,963 $379 $20,692
$3,029 $698 $631 $753 $556 $3,991
1971 $6,761 $593 $107 $956 $1,230 $256 $20,490
$3,747 $724 $789 $865 $556 $3,906
1972 $8,016 $824 $491 $934 $1,948 $265 $24,245
$3,801 $331 $562 $1,351 $1,211 $4,511
1973 $8,761 $781 $608 $1,057 $1,728 $455 $28,143
$4,160 $490 $805 $1,468 $1,211 $6,619
1974 $12,072 $844 $608 $1,157 $1,195 $557 $31,039
$4,907 $354 $1,065 $1,545 $1,211 $5,524
1975 $11,664 $711 $871 $960 $2,451 $2,417 $36,224
$5,237 $587 $678 $1,155 $1,211 $8,282
1976 $13,426 $1,080 $681 $1,081 $2,445 $959 $42,483
$6,376 $268 $583 $1,334 $1,211 $13,039
1977 $20,010 $1,377 $693 $668 $2,503 $646 $47,563
$6,503 $370 $577 $2,327 $2,441 $9,448
1978 $14,937 $1,594 $915 $822 $2,674 $643 $43,789
$7,194 $416 $657 $1,749 $2,752 $9,436
1979 $19,219 $1,533 $224 $557 $2,054 $702 $62,229
$7,719 $372 $641 $2,039 $2,891 $24,278
1980 $21,922 $1,657 $130 $652 $2,237 $767 $61,338
$8,060 $421 $830 $2,850 $3,348 $18,464
1981 $24,488 $2,172 $134 $763 $2,032 $786 $74,889
$8,341 $441 $863 $2,088 $3,600 $29,181
1982 $23,033 $2,079 $61 $1,505 $2,214 $694 $65,824
$8,435 $373 $1,922 $2,304 $4,299 $18,905
1983 $24,488 $2,563 $144 $1,312 $2,220 $696 $69,220
$9,069 $339 $2,022 $1,717 $4,299 $20,351
1984 $21,018 $2,128 $187 $1,444 $2,772 $673 $66,084
$9,220 $238 $2,053 $1,672 $5,216 $19,463
1985 $51,468 $1,747 $849 $141 $2,649 $862 $96,657
$9,229 $180 $1,577 $1,507 $5,924 $20,524
1986 $48,907 $1,409 $1,008 $338 $3,184 $547 $95,542
$10,337 $210 $4,583 $2,005 $6,246 $16,768
1987 $39,471 $1,837 $935 $305 $4,794 $524 $93,109
$11,067 $160 $3,895 $1,953 $7,038 $21,130
1988 $44,340 $3,337 $1,433 $384 $3,287 $690 $98,920
$11,348 $156 $3,775 $2,118 $7,201 $20,851
1989 $43,345 $3,828 $1,250 $687 $5,106 $1,976 $111,618
$12,519 $185 $4,155 $2,549 $7,617 $28,401
1990 $44,766 $3,637 $1,878 $225 $4,033 $450 $113,453
$12,882 $138 $5,915 $3,552 $8,215 $27,762
1991 $46,246 $2,264 $581 $130 $3,751 $453 $110,457
$12,590 $114 $5,890 $3,729 $8,708 $26,001
1992 $51,446 $2,514 $641 $142 $4,121 $500 $113,505
$13,889 $126 $7,495 $4,003 $0 $28,628
1993 $42,912 $2,713 $828 $95 $3,929 $353 $118,281
$12,350 $177 $3,678 $6,452 $9,412 $35,382
1994 $72,309 $2,377 $680 $81 $4,284 $248 $143,780
$12,393 $184 $3,260 $3,299 $9,412 $35,253
1995 $89,180 $2,171 $873 $81 $3,670 $288 $165,331
$12,497 $158 $4,656 $3,842 $9,412 $38,503
1996 $76,507 $2,307 $1,026 $83 $6,984 $326 $148,357
$12,328 $177 $4,251 $4,060 $10,907 $29,401
1997 $92,932 $2,349 $1,188 $83 $5,448 $391 $172,659
$13,772 $170 $3,779 $5,175 $11,129 $36,243
1998 $98,930 $2,627 $1,374 $106 $4,355 $507 $176,870
$15,260 $153 $3,678 $5,147 $11,129 $33,604
1999 $99,825 $2,818 $1,570 $114 $4,813 $609 $184,089
$16,122 $164 $4,363 $6,298 $11,129 $36,264
2000 $125,410 $2,847 $1,601 $133 $5,632 $474 $206,314
$17,223 $140 $2,912 $5,451 $11,129 $33,362
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $161,140 $3,227 $2,314 $199 $4,799 $702 $241,804
$19,825 $161 $5,159 $6,546 $0 $37,732
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $159,361 $3,139 $1,912 $191 $3,405 $677 $241,008
$21,054 $170 $5,022 $3,901 $0 $42,176
2005 $154,569 $3,603 $2,372 $186 $5,371 $696 $247,845
$25,638 $241 $5,294 $10,063 $0 $39,812
2006 $184,970 $3,512 $1,962 $159 $5,750 $740 $295,841
$24,014 $295 $4,432 $20,721 $0 $49,286

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Lawrence Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 242

Lawrence Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.000 0.760 0.043 2.696 3.499 0.000 11.988 15.874 27.331 55.193
2000 6.800 0.279 0.042 1.923 9.044 0.000 8.236 14.590 24.986 47.812
2001 5.457 0.663 0.055 2.003 8.178 0.000 6.963 14.050 24.038 45.050
2002 4.716 0.370 0.027 2.125 7.239 0.000 5.237 10.639 20.689 36.566
2003 3.613 0.359 0.110 2.110 6.192 0.000 6.440 11.460 16.673 34.573
2004 4.039 0.304 0.055 1.784 6.182 0.000 7.164 8.478 8.285 23.928
2005 5.694 0.237 0.000 2.219 8.150 0.000 8.387 8.052 7.438 23.877
2006 6.217 0.167 0.070 2.718 9.172 0.000 7.360 8.321 7.346 23.027
2007 5.095 0.213 0.057 1.817 7.181 0.000 6.401 11.595 5.790 23.786

Lawrence Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 27 153
2005 31 155
2006 37 158
2007 28 151

Lawrence Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 4,080
2001 3,853
2002 3,195

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Lawrence Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Lawrence Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 13,236 18.37%
10-19 Years 12,102 16.80%
20-29 Years 11,347 15.75%
30-39 Years 11,343 15.74%
40-49 Years 9,006 12.50%
50-59 Years 5,955 8.27%
60-69 Years 3,591 4.98%
70-79 Years 3,143 4.36%
80-89 Years 1,907 2.65%
90+ Years 413 0.57%

Lawrence Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 34,439 47.80%
 Female 37,604 52.20%

Lawrence Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Hispanic/Latino 43,019 59.71%
 Caucasian 24,569 34.10%
 Asian 1,832 2.54%
 African-American 1,412 1.96%
 Multiracial 832 1.15%
 Amerindian 204 0.28%
 Other Race 157 0.22%
 Pacific Islander 18 0.02%

Lawrence Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 4,716 17.13%
2. Italian 4,646 16.87%
3. French Non-Basque 3,381 12.28%
4. French Canadian 3,175 11.53%
5. English 2,306 8.38%
6. United States Or American 1,975 7.17%
7. German 1,174 4.26%
8. Lebanese 1,133 4.12%
9. Polish 921 3.35%
10. Portuguese 805 2.92%

Lawrence Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 36,333 55.31%
2. Only English 23,432 35.67%
3. French 1,501 2.28%
4. Vietnamese 689 1.05%
5. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 688 1.05%
6. Italian 625 0.95%
7. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 552 0.84%
8. Arabic 506 0.77%
9. Chinese 456 0.69%
10. Polish 172 0.26%

Lawrence Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 50,032 69.45%
 Naturalized immigrant 6,214 8.63%
 Not a citizen 15,797 21.93%

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Lawrence Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01840 01842  
01841 01843