Lawrence, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lawrence, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
79,942
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
21.4%
Median Home
$271,100
Median Income
$44,613
Median Rent
$1,145

Lawrence SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
8

Lawrence, MA Crime Report

1,495
Total Crimes
1,863.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.78%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lawrence
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,495 1,863.1 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 541 674.2 327.6 366.7
Murder 3 3.7 2.2 5.0
Robbery 87 108.4 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 419 522.2 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 954 1,188.9 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 113 140.8 179.0 340.5
Larceny 677 843.7 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 164 204.4 89.0 219.9

Lawrence, MA Cost Of Living

120
Lawrence's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lawrence Massachusetts National Average
Overall 120 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 120 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

Lawrence, MA Photos

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Rankings for Lawrence in Massachusetts

Map Of Lawrence, MA

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Population over time in Lawrence

Year Population % Change
2019 79,942 0.1%
2018 79,841 0.4%
2017 79,497 0.2%
2016 79,337 0.7%
2015 78,804 1.9%
2014 77,364 0.7%
2013 76,820 0.6%
2012 76,331 0.8%
2011 75,761 0.8%
2010 75,177 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lawrence

White
14.8% (11,856)
African American
2.2% (1,775)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.7% (1,321)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (350)
Two Or More
0.2% (177)
Hispanic
80.6% (64,463)
Race Lawrence MA USA
White 14.8% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.2% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 80.6% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Lawrence

Female
51.1% (40,824)
Male
48.9% (39,118)
Gender Lawrence MA USA
Female 51.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lawrence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.0% (15,188)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (11,191)
High School / GED
32.0% (25,581)
Some College
20.0% (15,988)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (3,997)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (5,595)
Master's Degree
2.0% (1,598)
Professional Degree
1.0% (799)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lawrence MA USA
< 9th Grade 19.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lawrence, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
10.1% (811,153)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (667,954)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (903,847)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (908,466)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (1,062,752)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (1,391,647)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (1,006,088)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (748,022)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (334,746)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (159,520)
Income Lawrence MA USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 13.2% 7.7%

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