Lawrence is a city located in Van Buren County Michigan. Lawrence has a 2020 population of 958. Lawrence is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 964 in 2010.
The average household income in Lawrence is $53,625 with a poverty rate of 22.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $82,300. The median age in Lawrence is 32.5 years, 31.9 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawrencewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 90.32%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.87%.
79.16% of Lawrence residents speak only English, while 20.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is Black, with 93.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is Multiple, with 13.21% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.76%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lawrence
94.34% of Lawrence residents were born in the United States, with 74.62% having been born in Michigan. 4.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.