Lawrence County, Missouri Population 2022

Lawrence County, Missouri's estimated population is 37,875 with a growth rate of -0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Missouri is the 30th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 38,634 and has seen a growth of -1.96% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,8590.00%
18608,8463,98782.05%
187013,0674,22147.72%
188017,5834,51634.56%
189026,2288,64549.17%
190031,6625,43420.72%
191026,583-5,079-16.04%
192024,211-2,372-8.92%
193023,774-437-1.80%
194024,6378633.63%
195023,420-1,217-4.94%
196023,260-160-0.68%
197024,5851,3255.70%
198028,9734,38817.85%
199030,2361,2634.36%
201038,6348,39827.77%
201138,571-63-0.16%
201238,508-63-0.16%
201338,445-63-0.16%
201438,382-63-0.16%
201538,319-63-0.16%
201638,256-63-0.16%
201738,193-63-0.16%
201838,130-63-0.16%
201938,067-63-0.17%
202038,001-66-0.17%
202137,938-63-0.17%
202237,875-63-0.17%
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Lawrence County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,99494.12%
Black or African American1220.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native2560.67%
Asian350.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.12%
Some Other Race6031.58%
Two or More Races1,1863.10%
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Lawrence County, Missouri Population by Race

Lawrence County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Lawrence County, Missouri Median Age

38.7


Total

38.3


Male

39.4


Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Adults

There are 28,525 adults, (6,905 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Missouri.

Lawrence County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

19,324

50.53%

Male

18,917

49.47%

Lawrence County, Missouri Population by Age

Lawrence County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female49.6%50.4%
Male48.3%51.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8492.5471.3
Married7,7993.1981.2
Male8083.2148.3
Female1,6423.0949.6
Non Family4,6001.1266.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0194.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,84211.18%
High School Graduate9,96539.19%
Some College6,05923.83%
Associates Degree1,4935.87%
Bachelors Degree2,91411.46%
Graduate Degree1,1344.46%
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Lawrence County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black614414
Native American1208427
White23,49220,3693,834
Other Race2045133
2+ Races67651781
Hispanic1,21261892
Asian2727

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 black people with a rate of 22.95%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,272$36,928$25,398
Less Than 9th Grade$25,080$29,932$20,603
High School Graduate$27,077$33,884$21,105
Some College$34,105$46,000$25,968
Bachelors Degree$38,915$58,125$36,388
Graduate Degree$54,671$57,131$47,695

$31,272

Average Earnings

$36,928

Average Male

$25,398

Average Female

Lawrence County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Missouri Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Missouri Language

92.85% of Lawrence County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.06% of the population.

Lawrence County, Missouri Language

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,9111,22542.08%
Native25610340.23%
Multiple1,17819816.81%
White33,3394,99514.98%
Black8333.61%
Other369NaN%

17.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 42.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.51%.

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.02%
High School16.71%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.00%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed9.52%
Female Unemployed37.12%

Lawrence County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,060$58,172
Families$51,969$67,194
Married Families$63,267$77,103
Non Families$27,283$33,880
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, Missouri 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 45-54.

Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Missouri Marital Status

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2,775

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War586
First Gulf War638
Vietnam1,034
Korea185
World War II118

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34177
35 to 54685
55 to 64511
65 to 74654
75+748

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7039.99%
Native American3719.27%
2+ Races354.56%
Hispanic734.40%

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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8.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Lawrence County, Missouri 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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65.69%

Born in Lawrence County, Missouri

97.36%

Native Born

2.64%

Foreign Born

1.96%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.36% of Lawrence County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 65.69% having been born in Missouri. 1.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lawrence County, Missouri 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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