Lawrence, Ohio Population 2024

2,240

Lawrence is a city located in Lawrence County and Scioto County Ohio. Lawrence has a 2024 population of 2,240. Lawrence is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -4.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,357 in 2020.

The average household income in Lawrence is $52,200 with a poverty rate of 29.31%. The median age in Lawrence is 45.1 years: 48.1 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Lawrence Demographics

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

  • White: 99.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
33.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
67.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.96% (-117)
The current population of Lawrence, Ohio is 2,240 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,357.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,62799.36%
Two or more races170.64%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lawrence Population by Race

Lawrence Population Pyramid 2024

Lawrence Median Age

45.1

Total

48.1

Male

35.2

Female

Lawrence Adults

There are 2,077 adults, (304 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence.

Lawrence Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence Sex Ratio

Female1,57659.61%
Male1,06840.39%

Lawrence Population by Age

Lawrence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9432.894.35.7
Married6993.197.42.6
Non Family1811.1580.119.9
Female634.31000
Male0000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

94.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lawrence Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade35318.04%
Associates Degree21410.94%
Bachelors Degree1467.46%
Graduate Degree1005.11%
High School Graduate70636.08%
Less Than 9th Grade20.1%
Some College43622.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lawrence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9401,585246
2+ Races17170
Hispanic17170

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.68%.

Lawrence Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,523$0$0
Graduate Degree$62,549$62,549$0
High School Graduate$15,850$19,679$15,294
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$33,269$16,618
Some College$32,469$0$50,250

$0

Average Earnings

$33,269

Average Male

$16,618

Average Female

Lawrence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lawrence Language

100% of Lawrence residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lawrence Language

Lawrence Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,61877529.6%

29.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.84%

Male Poverty Rate

27.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is White, with 29.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence is White, with 29.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.58%.

Lawrence Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.04%
High School32.15%
Some College7.23%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lawrence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.82%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.98%
Female Unemployed0%

Lawrence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$45,673$53,945
Households$45,059$52,200
Married Families$51,696$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,439$34,892

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lawrence Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lawrence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lawrence Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lawrence Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War77
Vietnam50
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lawrence Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5477
65 to 7431
75+24
55 to 6410
18 to 340

Lawrence Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1426.89%

Lawrence Veterans by Race

Lawrence Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

89.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lawrence Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lawrence Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.5%

Born in Lawrence

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lawrence residents were born in the United States, with 52.5% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lawrence Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,090-30-1.42%
20282,120-30-1.4%
20272,150-30-1.38%
20262,180-30-1.36%
20252,210-30-1.34%
20242,240-30-1.32%
20232,270-30-1.3%
20222,300-30-1.29%
20212,330-27-1.15%
20202,357-100-4.07%
20192,457-10-0.41%
20182,467-14-0.56%
20172,481-25-1%
20162,506-5-0.2%
20152,511-26-1.02%
20142,537-12-0.47%
20132,549-10-0.39%
20122,559-11-0.43%
20112,57000%
20102,57000%

Lawrence Population by Year