Lawrence County, Alabama Population 2021

Lawrence County, Alabama's estimated population is 32,890 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Alabama is the 36th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 34,342 and has seen a growth of -4.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,890-17-0.05%
202032,907-17-0.05%
201932,924-17-0.05%
201832,941-122-0.37%
201733,063-164-0.49%
201633,227920.28%
201533,135-309-0.92%
201433,444-131-0.39%
201333,575-231-0.68%
201233,806-245-0.72%
201134,051-291-0.85%
201034,3422,8298.98%
199031,5131,3434.45%
198030,1702,88910.59%
197027,2812,78011.35%
196024,501-2,627-9.68%
195027,128-752-2.70%
194027,8809383.48%
193026,9422,63510.84%
192024,3072,32310.57%
191021,9841,8609.24%
190020,124-601-2.90%
189020,725-667-3.12%
188021,3924,73428.42%
187016,6582,68319.20%
186013,975-1,283-8.41%
185015,2581,94514.61%
184013,313-1,671-11.15%
183014,9840.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.05% (-17)
County Website
State
Founded
February 6, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
34,342
Growth Since 2010
-4.23% (-1,452)
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Lawrence County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,79978.04%
Black or African American3,50210.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8525.60%
Two or More Races1,7155.19%
Some Other Race980.30%
Asian650.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.08%
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Lawrence County, Alabama Population by Race

Lawrence County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrence County, Alabama Median Age

42.4


Total

41.2


Male

43.3


Female

Lawrence County, Alabama Adults

There are 25,875 adults, (5,998 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Alabama.

Lawrence County, Alabama Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

17,103

51.74%

Male

15,955

48.26%

Lawrence County, Alabama Population by Age

Lawrence County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.9%40.1%
Non Family71.1%28.9%
Male71.4%28.6%
All77.7%22.3%
Married85.2%14.8%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6772.5977.7
Married7,0403.0785.2
Non Family3,5761.0871.1
Female1,4593.5559.9
Male6023.5971.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5706.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,25513.96%
High School Graduate9,60541.20%
Some College4,18917.97%
Associates Degree1,7657.57%
Bachelors Degree1,9708.45%
Graduate Degree9604.12%
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Lawrence County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,23914,3082,070
Black2,4451,917176
Native American1,4301,301465
2+ Races878747166
Hispanic27516933
Other Race5148
Islander2727
Asian262620

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.92%.

Lawrence County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,460$46,401$27,287
Less Than 9th Grade$26,458$32,652$19,860
High School Graduate$34,313$41,830$25,697
Some College$40,947$55,583$24,630
Bachelors Degree$50,957$64,526$48,422
Graduate Degree$54,674$70,667$52,899

$38,460

Average Earnings

$46,401

Average Male

$27,287

Average Female

Lawrence County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Alabama Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Alabama Language

98.16% of Lawrence County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Lawrence County, Alabama Language

Lawrence County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,0694,56118.19%
Black3,41869420.30%
Multiple1,71539623.09%
Hispanic72426736.88%
Native1,847563.03%
Islander2727100.00%
Asian6569.23%

18.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.95%

Male Poverty Rate

20.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Alabama is Native, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.77%.

Lawrence County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.83%
High School17.57%
Some College8.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Lawrence County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.93%
Male Unemployed35.15%
Female Employed7.45%
Male Employed4.49%

Lawrence County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,886$58,315
Families$55,426$68,605
Married Families$64,611-
Non Families$21,382$30,400
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lawrence County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,533

Number of Veterans

1,452

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam640
First Gulf War302
Second Gulf War236
Korea136
World War II

Lawrence County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74498
55 to 64372
75+281
35 to 54276
18 to 34106

Lawrence County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2736.27%
Black1414.78%
Native American603.98%
2+ Races323.35%
Islander27100.00%
Hispanic30.73%

Lawrence County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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9.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Lawrence County, Alabama 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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83.22%

Born in Lawrence County, Alabama

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Lawrence County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 83.22% having been born in Alabama. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lawrence County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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