Lawrence, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
80,022
Unemployment
11.0%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$280,800
Median Income
$45,045
Median Rent
$1,188

Lawrence SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
8

Lawrence, MA Crime Report

1,005
Total Crimes
1,256.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-46.45%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lawrence
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,005 1,256.3 1,362.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 358 447.5 308.8 387.8
Murder 5 6.3 2.3 6.5
Robbery 53 66.3 43.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 286 357.5 235.9 279.7
Property Crime 647 808.8 1,053.2 1,958.2
Burglary 45 56.3 149.7 314.2
Larceny 463 578.8 804.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 139 173.8 99.2 246.0

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 120 132 100
Services 128 119 100
Groceries 115 112 100
Health 119 123 100
Housing 120 164 100
Transportation 107 109 100
Utilities 123 116 100

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
2020 80,022 0.2%
2019 79,841 0.4%
2018 79,497 0.2%
2017 79,337 0.7%
2016 78,804 1.9%
2015 77,364 0.7%
2014 76,820 0.6%
2013 76,331 0.8%
2012 75,761 0.8%
2011 75,177 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lawrence

White
14.1% (11,267)
African American
1.9% (1,507)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (1,663)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (409)
Two Or More
0.4% (289)
Hispanic
81.1% (64,887)
Race Lawrence MA USA
White 14.1% 70.8% 60.1%
African American 1.9% 6.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 6.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.8% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.4% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 81.1% 12.0% 18.2%

Gender in Lawrence

Female
50.0% (39,991)
Male
50.0% (40,031)
Gender Lawrence MA USA
Female 50.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lawrence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.0% (15,204)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (10,402)
High School / GED
31.0% (24,806)
Some College
19.0% (15,204)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (4,001)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (7,201)
Master's Degree
3.0% (2,400)
Professional Degree
1.0% (800)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Lawrence MA USA
< 9th Grade 19.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 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
9.4% (753,474)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (824,602)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (722,732)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (800,491)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.0% (1,281,207)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,347,212)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (978,311)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (731,472)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (389,395)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (173,299)
Income Lawrence MA USA
Less than $10,000 9.4% 5.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 6.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.0% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 13.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 18.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 10.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 14.3% 8.3%

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