Lawrence County, Ohio Population 2021

Lawrence County, Ohio's estimated population is 58,855 with a growth rate of -0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Ohio is the 43rd largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 62,424 and has seen a growth of -5.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202158,855-304-0.51%
202059,159-304-0.51%
201959,463-304-0.51%
201859,767-308-0.51%
201760,075-616-1.01%
201660,691-232-0.38%
201560,923-616-1.00%
201461,539-319-0.52%
201361,858-288-0.46%
201262,146-269-0.43%
201162,415-9-0.01%
201062,4245900.95%
199061,834-2,015-3.16%
198063,8496,98112.28%
197056,8681,4302.58%
196055,4386,32312.87%
195049,1152,4105.16%
194046,7052,1644.86%
193044,5415,00112.65%
192039,540520.13%
191039,488-46-0.12%
190039,534-22-0.06%
189039,5564881.25%
188039,0687,68824.50%
187031,3808,13134.97%
186023,2498,00352.49%
185015,2465,50856.56%
18409,7384,37181.44%
18305,3671,86853.39%
18203,4990.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.51%
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State
Founded
March 1, 1817
County Seat
2010 Population
62,424
Growth Since 2010
-5.72%
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Lawrence County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,45895.47%
Black or African American1,2112.01%
Two or More Races1,0421.73%
Asian3150.52%
Some Other Race1250.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.02%
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Lawrence County, Ohio Population by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrence County, Ohio Median Age

41.8


Total

40.1


Male

43.3


Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Adults

There are 46,962 adults, (11,076 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Ohio.

Lawrence County, Ohio Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

30,800

51.18%

Male

29,384

48.82%

Lawrence County, Ohio Population by Age

Lawrence County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
Male72.9%27.1%
All72.2%27.8%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Female54.8%45.2%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2212.5672.2
Married10,9953.2384.5
Non Family7,9721.1961.9
Female3,0873.4454.8
Male1,1673.3472.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2692.99%
9th to 12th Grade4,0249.49%
High School Graduate18,63643.95%
Some College8,04318.97%
Associates Degree4,1359.75%
Bachelors Degree4,1049.68%
Graduate Degree2,1935.17%
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Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White40,58335,5785,911
Black800744164
Hispanic38729146
2+ Races32321520
Asian257250156
Other Race8051
Native American1919
Islander1414

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 asian people with a rate of 60.70%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,408$38,880$29,641
Less Than 9th Grade$27,083$29,643$16,379
High School Graduate$30,122$37,317$21,702
Some College$32,066$38,602$30,053
Bachelors Degree$51,644$55,274$45,972
Graduate Degree$57,964$57,656$60,027

$33,408

Average Earnings

$38,880

Average Male

$29,641

Average Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Ohio Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Ohio Language

98.94% of Lawrence County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Lawrence County, Ohio Language

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,1659,91317.65%
Multiple1,04035734.33%
Black1,17433328.36%
Hispanic5878314.14%
Asian3154413.97%
Other1254233.60%

18.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Multiple, with 34.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Asian, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.37%
High School17.65%
Some College10.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.59%
Female Unemployed51.75%
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed4.29%

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,118$59,958
Families$58,613$68,390
Married Families$67,486-
Non Families$26,791$40,934
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, Ohio 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, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

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4,142

Number of Veterans

4,017

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,618
First Gulf War644
Second Gulf War494
Korea316
World War II74

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,268
75+1,034
35 to 54857
55 to 64706
18 to 34277

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0588.99%
Black535.81%
2+ Races224.19%
Hispanic92.32%
Other Race911.25%

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Lawrence County, Ohio 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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40.09%

Born in Lawrence County, Ohio

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Lawrence County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 40.09% having been born in Ohio. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lawrence County, Ohio 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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