Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 87,069 with a growth rate of -1.65% 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
201787,069-1,459-1.65%
201688,5288971.02%
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
White82,545
Black or African American3,366
Two or More Races1,709
Some Other Race454
Asian407
American Indian and Alaska Native47

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

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

44.6


Total

42.6


Male

46.1


Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 70,468 adults, (17,706 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

45,685

51.61%

Male

42,843

48.39%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All73.7%26.3%
Male68.5%31.5%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female54.2%45.8%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,3022.3773.7
Married17,7652.9789.9
Non Family12,2041.1558.3
Female4,6393.0554.2
Male1,6943.1468.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.2%

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 Grade1,9423.08%
9th to 12th Grade4,6727.41%
High School Graduate27,93544.32%
Some College10,11216.04%
Associates Degree5,5618.82%
Bachelors Degree8,35713.26%
Graduate Degree4,4577.07%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,73353,54612,274
Black2,0021,727181
Hispanic546469139
Multiple Races455428158
Asian21618361
Other Race17415548
Native American38236

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 94.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.73%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,088$41,212$26,010
Less Than High School$21,433$24,332$16,597
High School Grad$27,173$35,743$20,372
Some College$32,883$42,082$25,538
Bachelors Degree$46,133$53,614$39,454
Graduate Degree$54,750$59,653$52,207

$33,088

Average Earnings

$41,212

Average Male

$26,010

Average Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

95.85% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79,7189,78012.27%
Black3,2301,43844.52%
Multiple1,62857035.01%
Hispanic99034534.85%
Other44622750.90%
Native472757.45%
Asian357154.20%

14.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.84%

Male Poverty Rate

15.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Native, with 57.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 4.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.03%
High School13.19%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.36%
Male Unemployed32.98%
Female Employed8.26%
Male Employed4.06%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,764$61,244
Families$58,227$74,525
Married Families$68,130$86,691
Non Families$24,409$33,203

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

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 35To44.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

6,885

Number of Veterans

6,430

Male Veterans

455

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,312
First Gulf War970
Korea816
World War II681
Second Gulf War593

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,078
65 to 741,793
35 to 541,512
55 to 641,160
18 to 34342

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,4659.67%
Black33813.95%
2 or More426.40%
Asian3312.36%
Hispanic223.24%
Other73.10%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

9.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

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