Lawson is a city located in Ray County Missouri. Lawson has a 2020 population of 2,444. Lawson is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually but its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,480 in 2010.
The average household income in Lawson is $70,764 with a poverty rate of 6.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $119,900. The median age in Lawson is 39.7 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lawsonwas:
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 black people with a rate of 50.00%.
97.66% of Lawson residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawson is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lawson
98.65% of Lawson residents were born in the United States, with 76.18% having been born in Missouri. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.