Lawrence, New York Population 2020

6,581
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Lawrence is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 6,581, it is the 133rd largest city in New York and the 4079th largest city in the United States. Lawrence is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,483 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Lawrence has a population density of 1,766 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lawrence is $254,547 with a poverty rate of 3.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,692 per month, and the median house value is $916,500. The median age in Lawrence is 42.3 years, 43.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.0 males.

Lawrence Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawrence was:

  • White: 96.59%
  • Asian: 2.10%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lawrence, New York is 6,581, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,559.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,483.

Lawrence, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,31296.59%
Asian1372.10%
Some Other Race630.96%
Black or African American230.35%
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Lawrence Population Pyramid 2020

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Lawrence Median Age

42.3


Total

43.6


Male

38.4


Female

Lawrence Adults

There are 4,629 adults, (1,512 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence.

Lawrence Age Dependency

109.7

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence Sex Ratio

Female

3,714

56.83%

Male

2,821

43.17%

Lawrence Households and Families

Lawrence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married90%10%
All86.3%13.7%
Non Family76.6%23.4%

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1623.0286.3
Married1,4603.8690
Non Family6411.0876.6
Female463.24100
Male153.27100

3.78

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lawrence Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade461.15%
High School Graduate1473.67%
Some College58514.60%
Associates Degree1854.62%
Bachelors Degree1,30632.60%
Graduate Degree1,73743.36%
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Lawrence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7663,7202,922
Asian137137121
Hispanic8282
Other Race6161
Black2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$77,008$94,083$46,806
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$41,490$52,561$39,639
Bachelors Degree$118,516$158,667$56,642
Graduate Degree$91,372$97,708$42,306

$77,008

Average Earnings

$94,083

Average Male

$46,806

Average Female

Lawrence Language

Lawrence Language by Age

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Lawrence Language

84.02% of Lawrence residents speak only English, while 15.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 9.28% of the population.

Lawrence Poverty

Lawrence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2912283.62%
Black232086.96%
Hispanic8422.38%
Other6323.17%

3.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is Black, with 86.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is Hispanic, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.29%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.43%
High School13.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed2.28%
Female Employed1.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lawrence Income

Lawrence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$142,500$254,547
Families$200,938$328,524
Married Families$193,824-
Non Families$56,847$77,420
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Lawrence Marital Status

Lawrence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lawrence Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence Veterans

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99

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II52
Vietnam29
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+70
65 to 7429
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34
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Lawrence Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence Employment Status

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.54%

Born in New York

90.16%

Native Born

9.84%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

9.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.16% of Lawrence residents were born in the United States, with 79.54% having been born in New York. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,581110.17%
20196,570110.17%
20186,559100.15%
20176,549110.17%
20166,538210.32%
20156,517-5-0.08%
20146,522180.28%
20136,50480.12%
20126,496210.32%
20116,475270.42%
20106,448-74-0.11%
20006,52290.01%
19906,5133380.53%
19806,175-391-0.61%
19706,5666591.06%
19605,9071,2262.35%
19504,6811,0322.52%
19403,6496081.84%
19303,0411800.61%
19202,8610.00%