Lawrence, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lawrence, Kansas Info Snack

Population
97,348
Unemployment
4.4%
Poverty
18.8%
Median Home
$204,800
Median Income
$55,598
Median Rent
$953

Lawrence SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Lawrence, KS Cost Of Living

90
Lawrence's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lawrence Kansas National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 87 89 100
Groceries 92 94 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 93 75 100
Transportation 96 94 100
Utilities 97 100 100

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Rankings for Lawrence in Kansas

Map Of Lawrence, KS

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Population over time in Lawrence

Year Population % Change
2020 97,348 2.2%
2019 95,294 1.4%
2018 93,954 1.5%
2017 92,611 1.4%
2016 91,305 1.2%
2015 90,194 1.4%
2014 88,921 1.1%
2013 87,963 0.9%
2012 87,157 0.8%
2011 86,426 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lawrence

White
75.0% (73,027)
African American
4.7% (4,592)
American Indian
2.0% (1,951)
Asian
6.4% (6,274)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.4% (406)
Two Or More
4.7% (4,546)
Hispanic
6.7% (6,546)
Race Lawrence KS USA
White 75.0% 75.3% 60.1%
African American 4.7% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 2.0% 0.6% 0.6%
Asian 6.4% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.7% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.7% 12.1% 18.2%

Gender in Lawrence

Female
50.2% (48,834)
Male
49.8% (48,513)
Gender Lawrence KS USA
Female 50.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lawrence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,946)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (2,920)
High School / GED
16.0% (15,575)
Some College
18.0% (17,522)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (5,840)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (28,230)
Master's Degree
17.0% (16,549)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,920)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (5,840)
Education Lawrence KS USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lawrence, Kansas

Less than $10,000
8.2% (799,586)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (418,807)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.0% (976,640)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.8% (859,098)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (1,339,886)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,725,604)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (1,161,103)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (1,266,546)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (616,604)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (570,921)
Income Lawrence KS USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.0% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.8% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 5.7% 8.3%

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