Lawson, Missouri Population 2020

2,401

Lawson is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,401, it is the 214th largest city in Missouri and the 6952nd largest city in the United States. Lawson is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually but its population has decreased by -2.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,473 in 2010. Lawson reached it's highest population of 2,480 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Lawson has a population density of 944 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lawson is $77,958 with a poverty rate of 6.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $820 per month, and the median house value is $121,800. The median age in Lawson is 38 years, 35.4 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.3 males.

Lawson Demographics

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

  • White: 96.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lawson, Missouri is 2,401, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,399.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,473.

Lawson, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,27196.11%
Two or More Races723.05%
Black or African American150.63%
Some Other Race50.21%

Lawson Population Pyramid 2020

Lawson Median Age

38


Total

35.4


Male

41.9


Female

Lawson Adults

There are 1,705 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in Lawson.

Lawson Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawson Sex Ratio

Female

1,108

46.89%

Male

1,255

53.11%

Lawson Households and Families

Lawson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All75.3%24.7%
Female64.8%35.2%
Male50%50%
Non Family49.4%50.6%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8602.7175.3
Married5203.3590.2
Non Family2331.2649.4
Female712.6964.8
Male362.9450

3.11

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.10%
9th to 12th Grade754.85%
High School Graduate78350.61%
Some College31420.30%
Associates Degree694.46%
Bachelors Degree17911.57%
Graduate Degree795.11%

Lawson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5031,389252
Multiple Races2824
Hispanic156
Black11116
Other Race5

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 54.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,269$59,875$26,925
Less Than High School$34,250$50,208$
High School Grad$44,688$71,111$20,375
Some College$36,985$60,179$30,814
Bachelors Degree$34,750$54,375$26,250
Graduate Degree$53,333$52,708$59,000

$43,269

Average Earnings

$59,875

Average Male

$26,925

Average Female

Lawson Language

Lawson Language by Age

Lawson Language

97.53% of Lawson residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Lawson Poverty

Lawson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,2091396.29%
Multiple68811.76%

6.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.64%

Male Poverty Rate

8.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawson is Multiple, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawson is White, with 6.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.73%
High School7.54%
Some College2.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed1.99%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.77%

Lawson Income

Lawson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,661$77,958
Families$76,438$85,092
Married Families$77,738-
Non Families$31,705$40,422

Lawson Marital Status

Lawson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawson Married by Age and Sex

Lawson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawson Marital Status by Race

Lawson Veterans

149

Number of Veterans

145

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War38
World War II15
Korea11
Second Gulf War7

$Lawson Veterans by Education

4.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawson Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lawson Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.80%

Born in Missouri

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.39% of Lawson residents were born in the United States, with 73.80% having been born in Missouri. 0.42% 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
20202,40110.04%
20192,40010.04%
20182,39960.25%
20172,39310.04%
20162,392-6-0.25%
20152,398-18-0.75%
20142,416-15-0.62%
20132,431-4-0.16%
20122,435-27-1.10%
20112,462-18-0.73%
20102,4800.00%