Lawrence County, Ohio Population 2024

55,159

Lawrence County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 55,159 with a growth rate of -1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Ohio is the 46th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 62,428 and has seen a growth of -11.64% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,424-747-1.43%
202852,171-747-1.41%
202752,918-747-1.39%
202653,665-747-1.37%
202554,412-747-1.35%
202455,159-747-1.34%
202355,906-747-1.32%
202256,653-747-1.3%
202157,400-736-1.27%
202058,136-1,420-2.38%
201959,556-308-0.51%
201859,864-312-0.52%
201760,176-641-1.05%
201660,817-173-0.28%
201560,990-609-0.99%
201461,599-309-0.5%
201361,908-269-0.43%
201262,177-255-0.41%
201162,43240.01%
201062,428
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%
188039,0687,68824.5%
187031,3808,13134.97%
186023,2498,00352.49%
185015,2465,50856.56%
18409,7384,37181.44%
18305,3671,86853.39%
18203,499-47,925-93.2%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.34% (-747)
County Website
Lawrence County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2010 Population
62,428
Area
453 mi²
Density
122 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.64% (-7,269)
Founded
March 1, 1817

Lawrence County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54,75794.42%
Two or more races1,5342.65%
Black or African American8901.53%
Other race3720.64%
Asian3660.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander400.07%
Native American350.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Lawrence County, Ohio Population by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Lawrence County, Ohio Median Age

41.9

Total

40.4

Male

43.9

Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Adults

There are 45,364 adults, (10,824 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Ohio.

Lawrence County, Ohio Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female29,48850.85%
Male28,50649.15%

Lawrence County, Ohio Population by Age

Lawrence County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All22,4552.5572.927.1
Married10,5923.2486.313.7
Non Family7,6541.261.838.2
Female3,1143.2553.946.1
Male1,0953.427525
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lawrence County, Ohio Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,438

Average Earnings

$43,726

Average Male

$33,559

Average Female

Lawrence County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lawrence County, Ohio Language

98.89% of Lawrence County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Lawrence County, Ohio Language

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White53,7259,72618.1%
Multiple1,52528118.43%
Black84714917.59%
Hispanic5968814.77%
Other3725815.59%
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17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.75%

Male Poverty Rate

19.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Multiple, with 18.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Ohio is Hispanic, with 14.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.69%.

Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.68%
High School17.71%
Some College13.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%
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Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.68%
Male Unemployed42.33%
Female Employed7.79%
Male Employed7.52%
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Lawrence County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lawrence County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,695

Number of Veterans

3,555

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

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Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lawrence County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

37.07%

Born in Lawrence County, Ohio

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Lawrence County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 37.07% having been born in Ohio. 0.27% 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

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