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Lawrence County

In 2020, Lawrence County had a population of 16,216 with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $40,587. Between 2010 and 2020 the population of Lawrence County declined from 17,415 to 16,216, representing a change of -6.9%.


The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lawrence County are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), White (Hispanic) (0.981%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.4%).


In 2020, the median property value in Lawrence County was $75,400, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%. Most people in Lawrence County drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawrence County was 2 cars per household.


In 2020, there were 279 employer establishments.  Employees of private companies reflected 63.3% of total employment.  County employment rate of residents was 49.6%.  


Between January 2021 and December 2021, monthly retail sales capture fluctuated though ranged from 88% - 118% of the county population’s spent dollars.





Additional Community Resources

General Community Profile Data

2020 Census Update

County Economic Overview

COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery & Resilience

Detailed Economic Data

Statistical Trade Area Data

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