Lawrenceville, Georgia Population 2021

33,132
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Lawrenceville is a city located in Gwinnett County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Gwinnett County. With a 2020 population of 33,132, it is the 34th largest city in Georgia and the 1187th largest city in the United States . Lawrenceville is currently growing at a rate of 3.59% annually and its population has increased by 16.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 28,546 in 2010. Lawrenceville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 14 miles, Lawrenceville has a population density of 2,434 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lawrenceville is $66,644 with a poverty rate of 20.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,027 per month, and the median house value is $171,600. The median age in Lawrenceville is 33.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Lawrenceville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawrencevillewas:

  • White: 42.42%
  • Black or African American: 37.64%
  • Other race: 9.69%
  • Asian: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Lawrenceville, Georgia is 33,132 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 30,834.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,546.

Lawrenceville, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,60742.42%
Black or African American11,18737.64%
Some Other Race2,8809.69%
Asian1,8176.11%
Two or More Races1,1793.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.08%
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Lawrenceville Population by Race

Lawrenceville Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrenceville Median Age

33.2


Total

31.9


Male

35.3


Female

Lawrenceville Adults

There are 22,253 adults, (3,660 of whom are seniors) in Lawrenceville.

Lawrenceville Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrenceville Sex Ratio

Female

14,880

50.07%

Male

14,839

49.93%

Lawrenceville Population by Age

Lawrenceville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrenceville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.6%66.4%
Non Family35.9%64.1%
All49%51%
Male49.2%50.8%
Married66.3%33.7%

49.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrenceville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5242.7949
Married4,4773.4866.3
Non Family3,4531.2235.9
Female2,0903.7833.6
Male5043.3149.2

3.44

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Lawrenceville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5147.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,7018.89%
High School Graduate5,09326.63%
Some College4,79925.09%
Associates Degree1,6058.39%
Bachelors Degree2,79214.60%
Graduate Degree1,6238.49%
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Lawrenceville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrenceville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0546,3232,050
Black6,9516,0051,434
Hispanic4,0442,467412
Other Race1,342724103
Asian1,290996433
2+ Races561538168
Islander2626
Native American1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.57%.

Lawrenceville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,481$37,228$27,584
Less Than 9th Grade$31,537$36,364$14,568
High School Graduate$28,575$32,967$21,930
Some College$30,081$28,864$30,510
Bachelors Degree$48,824$52,130$43,468
Graduate Degree$72,292$87,724$54,821

$32,481

Average Earnings

$37,228

Average Male

$27,584

Average Female

Lawrenceville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrenceville Language by Age

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Lawrenceville Language

62.72% of Lawrenceville residents speak only English, while 37.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.04% of the population.

Lawrenceville Language

Lawrenceville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,1232,69224.20%
Hispanic7,6892,03826.51%
Other2,8801,02135.45%
White8,8418229.30%
Multiple1,17924120.44%
Asian1,81718310.07%
Native231043.48%

20.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.61%

Male Poverty Rate

22.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrenceville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrenceville is Native, with 43.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrenceville is White, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.29%.

Lawrenceville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.48%
Some College15.24%
Less Than 9th Grade14.12%
Bachelors or Greater7.43%

Lawrenceville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.71%
Male Unemployed35.41%
Female Employed11.21%
Male Employed10.19%

Lawrenceville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrenceville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,585$66,644
Families$57,543$72,771
Married Families$75,068-
Non Families$31,391$48,930
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Income by Household Type

Lawrenceville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrenceville Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrenceville Marriage

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

Lawrenceville Marital Status by Race

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Lawrenceville Marital Status

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1,486

Number of Veterans

1,344

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam345
Second Gulf War276
First Gulf War248
Korea202
World War II83

Lawrenceville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+409
55 to 64343
35 to 54338
65 to 74248
18 to 34148

Lawrenceville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9749.50%
Black2833.50%
2+ Races14722.37%
Hispanic1082.12%
Asian583.95%
Other Race241.39%

Lawrenceville Veterans by Race

Lawrenceville Veterans by Education

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6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrenceville Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrenceville Employment by Age

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Lawrenceville Employment by Race

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Lawrenceville Employment by Education

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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33.09%

Born in Lawrenceville

73.61%

Native Born

26.39%

Foreign Born

15.38%

Non Citizen

11.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.61% of Lawrenceville residents were born in the United States, with 33.09% having been born in Georgia. 15.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lawrenceville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,1321,1493.59%
202031,9831,1493.73%
201930,8341,1493.87%
201829,685350.12%
201729,6502310.79%
201629,4193401.17%
201529,0793661.27%
201428,7132901.02%
201328,4233821.36%
201228,0413711.34%
201127,6703731.37%
201027,2974,9002.00%
200022,3975,5492.89%
199016,8487,9206.56%
19808,9283,8135.73%
19705,1151,3113.01%
19603,8048722.64%
19502,9327322.91%
19402,2001,6003.30%
19006000.00%

Lawrenceville Population by Year