Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 84,280 with a growth rate of -0.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is the 34th largest county inPennsylvania. The 2010 Population was 91,018 and has seen a growth of -7.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202184,280-616-0.73%
202084,896-616-0.72%
201985,512-616-0.72%
201886,128-418-0.48%
201786,546-779-0.89%
201687,325-797-0.90%
201588,122-522-0.59%
201488,644-614-0.69%
201389,258-625-0.70%
201289,883-639-0.71%
201190,522-496-0.54%
201091,018-5,228-5.43%
199096,246-10,904-10.18%
1980107,150-224-0.21%
1970107,374-5,591-4.95%
1960112,9657,8457.46%
1950105,1208,2438.51%
194096,877-381-0.39%
193097,25811,71313.69%
192085,54515,51322.15%
191070,03212,99022.77%
190057,04219,52552.04%
189037,5174,20512.62%
188033,3126,01422.03%
187027,2984,29918.69%
186022,9991,9209.11%
185021,0790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.73% (-616)
County Website
Founded
March 20, 1849
County Seat
2010 Population
91,018
Growth Since 2010
-7.40% (-6,738)
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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White80,71793.07%
Black or African American3,1533.64%
Two or More Races2,1012.42%
Asian4030.46%
Some Other Race2760.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.09%
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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.2


Total

42.7


Male

46.8


Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 69,438 adults, (18,660 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

44,780

51.63%

Male

41,947

48.37%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female58.5%41.5%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Male63.4%36.6%
All74.5%25.5%
Married89.9%10.1%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,0552.2874.5
Married17,8712.8989.9
Non Family12,7281.1460.3
Female4,3382.858.5
Male2,1182.9163.4

2.8

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6042.58%
9th to 12th Grade4,1536.67%
High School Graduate26,99243.35%
Some College9,88915.88%
Associates Degree5,9039.48%
Bachelors Degree9,08914.60%
Graduate Degree4,6427.45%
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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White58,79653,52913,040
Black2,0471,805368
Hispanic648516121
2+ Races485424109
Asian284250111
Other Race1371131
Native American67415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.08%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,191$45,656$28,391
Less Than 9th Grade$22,926$30,790$16,563
High School Graduate$29,799$39,554$21,336
Some College$35,206$45,613$28,669
Bachelors Degree$50,439$64,341$40,938
Graduate Degree$64,399$80,902$59,472

$36,191

Average Earnings

$45,656

Average Male

$28,391

Average Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

95.70% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,0539,49812.17%
Black2,9471,11037.67%
Multiple2,04564031.30%
Hispanic1,14032928.86%
Other25010140.40%
Native773140.26%
Asian36492.47%

13.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 40.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.80%.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.86%
High School12.70%
Some College11.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.22%
Male Unemployed37.58%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed4.25%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,204$67,724
Families$64,436$82,834
Married Families$75,751$95,697
Non Families$26,579$36,859
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Income by Household Type

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

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6,299

Number of Veterans

5,883

Male Veterans

416

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,395
First Gulf War953
Second Gulf War767
Korea633
World War II354

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,900
65 to 741,816
35 to 541,280
55 to 64899
18 to 34404

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,9529.06%
Black2229.46%
2+ Races10012.05%
Hispanic516.26%
Asian144.28%
Other Race115.98%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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7.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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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82.87%

Born in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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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