Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 87,069 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201788,2311,1621.33%
201787,069-562-0.64%
201687,631-686-0.78%
201588,317-484-0.55%
201488,801-536-0.60%
201389,337-523-0.58%
201289,860-592-0.65%
201190,452-523-0.57%
201090,975-5,271-5.48%
199096,246-10,904-10.18%
1980107,150-224-0.21%
1970107,374-5,591-4.95%
1960112,9657,8457.46%
1950105,1208,2438.51%
194096,877-381-0.39%
193097,25811,71313.69%
192085,54515,51322.15%
191070,03212,99022.77%
190057,04219,52552.04%
189037,5174,20512.62%
188033,3126,01422.03%
187027,2984,29918.69%
186022,9991,9209.11%
185021,0790.00%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White82,074
Black or African American3,151
Two or More Races1,992
Some Other Race559
Asian400
American Indian and Alaska Native55

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.9


Total

42.7


Male

46.5


Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 70,396 adults, (18,234 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

45,568

51.65%

Male

42,663

48.35%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All74.1%25.9%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female55.6%44.4%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,7422.3474.1
Married17,8952.9390.7
Non Family12,2861.1558.1
Female4,6082.9155.6
Male1,9533.0665.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8903.00%
9th to 12th Grade4,4757.11%
High School Graduate27,74344.06%
Some College10,09116.03%
Associates Degree5,6939.04%
Bachelors Degree8,53513.56%
Graduate Degree4,5357.20%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,60753,68412,508
Black1,9511,695189
Hispanic531427124
Multiple Races514484138
Asian24321697
Other Race22420255
Native American47225

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.92%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,900$42,499$26,115
Less Than High School$22,028$25,766$17,286
High School Grad$27,500$37,535$20,034
Some College$33,403$42,978$26,039
Bachelors Degree$46,495$57,071$39,031
Graduate Degree$58,783$66,350$52,297

$33,900

Average Earnings

$42,499

Average Male

$26,115

Average Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

96.01% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.60% of the population.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79,2569,63212.15%
Black3,0081,13837.83%
Multiple1,90573938.79%
Hispanic1,06230228.44%
Other55223943.30%
Native552545.45%
Asian36471.92%

14.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.29%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.69%
High School13.02%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.00%
Male Unemployed33.96%
Female Employed8.66%
Male Employed3.69%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,188$63,696
Families$60,478$77,875
Married Families$70,830$90,979
Non Families$24,534$33,756

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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 55To64.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

6,666

Number of Veterans

6,179

Male Veterans

487

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,398
First Gulf War871
Korea800
Second Gulf War561
World War II528

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,084
65 to 741,833
35 to 541,299
55 to 641,097
18 to 34353

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2199.34%
Black36415.73%
2 or More476.08%
Asian3612.59%
Hispanic314.32%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New Castle2327322142-1131-4.86%
Ellwood City 79217535-386-4.87%
New Wilmington24662221-245-9.94%
New Beaver14991436-63-4.20%
Ellport11801132-48-4.07%
Bessemer11111070-41-3.69%
Wampum717680-37-5.16%
South New Castle709672-37-5.22%
Enon Valley306296-10-3.27%
Volant168162-6-3.57%
S.N.P.J.191900.00%
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