Lawrence County, Indiana Population 2021

Lawrence County, Indiana's estimated population is 44,850 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Indiana is the 33rd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 46,102 and has seen a growth of -2.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,850-260-0.58%
202045,110-260-0.57%
201945,370-260-0.57%
201845,630380.08%
201745,592140.03%
201645,578100.02%
201545,568-83-0.18%
201445,651-245-0.53%
201345,896-220-0.48%
201246,116-25-0.05%
201146,141390.08%
201046,1023,2667.62%
199042,8363640.86%
198042,4724,43411.66%
197038,0381,4744.03%
196036,5642,2186.46%
195034,346-699-1.99%
194035,045-538-1.51%
193035,5837,35526.06%
192028,228-2,397-7.83%
191030,6254,89619.03%
190025,7295,93730.00%
189019,7921,2496.74%
188018,5433,91526.76%
187014,6289366.84%
186013,6921,59513.19%
185012,0973152.67%
184011,7822,54827.59%
18309,2345,118124.34%
18204,1160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.58%
State
Founded
1818
County Seat
2010 Population
46,102
Growth Since 2010
-2.72%
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Lawrence County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,95496.50%
Two or More Races7441.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native2530.56%
Asian2230.49%
Black or African American1800.40%
Some Other Race1670.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.06%
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Lawrence County, Indiana Population by Race

Lawrence County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrence County, Indiana Median Age

43.1


Total

41.9


Male

44.4


Female

Lawrence County, Indiana Adults

There are 35,559 adults, (9,006 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Indiana.

Lawrence County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

23,063

50.63%

Male

22,485

49.37%

Lawrence County, Indiana Population by Age

Lawrence County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All77%23%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Male61.8%38.2%
Female60.3%39.7%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7812.3977
Married9,8472.9589.2
Non Family6,1101.1864.7
Female1,9333.0760.3
Male8913.0961.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1373.54%
9th to 12th Grade2,6418.21%
High School Graduate13,59342.26%
Some College6,26519.48%
Associates Degree3,44910.72%
Bachelors Degree3,1209.70%
Graduate Degree1,9586.09%
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Lawrence County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,08227,4334,830
Hispanic38635196
2+ Races24621987
Native American17617627
Asian15812646
Black15111616
Other Race13499
Islander272727

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lawrence County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,396$42,850$26,003
Less Than 9th Grade$24,917$33,229$14,890
High School Graduate$28,292$35,063$24,080
Some College$35,326$44,772$25,435
Bachelors Degree$55,047$68,015$44,347
Graduate Degree$61,902$76,250$46,131

$33,396

Average Earnings

$42,850

Average Male

$26,003

Average Female

Lawrence County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Indiana Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Indiana Language

98.28% of Lawrence County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Lawrence County, Indiana Language

Lawrence County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,7814,93311.53%
Hispanic74427136.42%
Multiple74423631.72%
Native25311846.64%
Other16711166.47%
Black1455437.24%
Islander2727100.00%

12.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.44%

Male Poverty Rate

14.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Indiana

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Indiana is White, with 11.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.07%.

Lawrence County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.13%
Some College10.90%
High School9.23%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Lawrence County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.39%
Male Unemployed18.94%
Female Employed7.37%
Male Employed4.97%

Lawrence County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,610$63,859
Families$65,576$74,630
Married Families$73,770-
Non Families$30,129$38,732
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, Indiana 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 55-64.

Lawrence County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Indiana Marital Status

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3,654

Number of Veterans

3,443

Male Veterans

211

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,203
Second Gulf War668
First Gulf War552
Korea357
World War II203

Lawrence County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,022
65 to 74998
75+892
55 to 64482
18 to 34260

Lawrence County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,54710.27%
Native American5832.95%
Black2112.35%
2+ Races185.73%
Asian105.62%

Lawrence County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Lawrence County, Indiana 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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80.48%

Born in Lawrence County, Indiana

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Lawrence County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.48% having been born in Indiana. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lawrence County, Indiana 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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