Lawrence County, Ohio Population 2018

Lawrence County, Ohio's estimated population is 60,249 with a growth rate of -2.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Ohio is the 42nd largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201760,249-1,254-2.04%
201661,5037741.27%
201660,729-192-0.32%
201560,921-617-1.00%
201461,538-309-0.50%
201361,847-292-0.47%
201262,139-270-0.43%
201162,409-14-0.02%
201062,4235890.95%
199061,834-2,015-3.16%
198063,8496,98112.28%
197056,8681,4302.58%
196055,4386,32312.87%
195049,1152,4105.16%
194046,7052,1644.86%
193044,5415,00112.65%
192039,540520.13%
191039,488-46-0.12%
190039,534-22-0.06%
189039,5564881.25%
188039,0687,68824.50%
187031,3808,13134.97%
186023,2498,00352.49%
185015,2465,50856.56%
18409,7384,37181.44%
18305,3671,86853.39%
18203,4990.00%

Lawrence County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White58,678
Black or African American1,385
Two or More Races998
Asian334
American Indian and Alaska Native55
Some Other Race53

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lawrence County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lawrence County, Ohio Median Age

41.4


Total

39.7


Male

42.6


Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Adults

There are 47,542 adults, (10,702 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Ohio.

Lawrence County, Ohio Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

31,312

50.91%

Male

30,191

49.09%

Lawrence County, Ohio Households and Families

Lawrence County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All73.6%26.4%
Non Family63%37%
Male60.8%39.2%
Female59.3%40.7%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2432.6273.6
Married11,4953.2385.6
Non Family7,7461.263
Female2,9363.7759.3
Male1,0663.1260.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Ohio Households

Lawrence County, Ohio Education

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5043.51%
9th to 12th Grade4,64010.84%
High School Graduate17,82641.63%
Some College8,40919.64%
Associates Degree4,38510.24%
Bachelors Degree3,8068.89%
Graduate Degree2,2505.25%

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,10635,2975,813
Black84480996
Multiple Races36018117
Hispanic3141743
Asian280204127
Other Race3613
Native American1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.36%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,738$40,189$26,410
Less Than High School$20,080$25,785$13,838
High School Grad$27,754$36,230$21,455
Some College$31,208$42,424$25,653
Bachelors Degree$46,824$50,960$44,018
Graduate Degree$53,684$59,792$51,481

$31,738

Average Earnings

$40,189

Average Male

$26,410

Average Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Language

Lawrence County, Ohio Language by Age

Lawrence County, Ohio Language

98.43% of Lawrence County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,63010,32117.91%
Black1,31747936.37%
Multiple99732332.40%
Hispanic5365510.26%
Asian334298.68%

18.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.17%

Male Poverty Rate

19.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Black, with 36.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Asian, with 8.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.41%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.53%
High School16.29%
Some College12.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.95%
Female Unemployed38.64%
Female Employed6.20%
Male Employed5.22%

Lawrence County, Ohio Income

Lawrence County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,256$56,062
Families$57,990$66,420
Married Families$65,552$77,004
Non Families$21,314$33,556

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by War

4,523

Number of Veterans

4,310

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,680
First Gulf War833
Korea486
Second Gulf War481
World War II108

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,286
35 to 541,248
75+955
55 to 64808
18 to 34226

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4009.60%
Black858.70%
Asian227.67%
2 or More163.70%
Hispanic133.89%

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Education

10.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment Status

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Age

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ironton1112910891-238-2.14%
South Point39583938-20-0.51%
Coal Grove21652141-24-1.11%
Chesapeake745725-20-2.68%
Proctorville574556-18-3.14%
Athalia373369-4-1.07%
Hanging Rock221218-3-1.36%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990