Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 86,652 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201886,184-468-0.54%
201786,652-680-0.78%
201687,332-781-0.89%
201588,113-518-0.58%
201488,631-612-0.69%
201389,243-624-0.69%
201289,867-632-0.70%
201190,499-504-0.55%
201091,003-5,243-5.45%
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%

How Many People Live in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania?

86,652

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81,40293.16%
Black or African American3,2073.67%
Two or More Races1,9452.23%
Asian4250.49%
Some Other Race3190.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.10%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.1


Total

42.8


Male

46.7


Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 69,913 adults, (18,408 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

45,061

51.57%

Male

42,321

48.43%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All74%26%
Male62.1%37.9%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female56.5%43.5%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,9072.3174
Married18,0512.9289.4
Non Family12,4701.1459.7
Female4,3502.8156.5
Male2,0362.962.1

2.82

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7052.72%
9th to 12th Grade4,4277.08%
High School Graduate27,17543.43%
Some College10,22916.35%
Associates Degree5,6579.04%
Bachelors Degree8,95114.31%
Graduate Degree4,4287.08%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,13453,46112,849
Black2,0191,779238
Hispanic566427102
Multiple Races46543795
Asian271246106
Other Race17715416
Native American74394

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,773$43,952$26,898
Less Than High School$23,004$30,112$15,464
High School Grad$29,071$38,692$20,912
Some College$34,725$44,444$27,446
Bachelors Degree$47,383$59,161$39,447
Graduate Degree$60,973$69,971$55,047

$34,773

Average Earnings

$43,952

Average Male

$26,898

Average Female

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Language

95.77% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,6109,69812.34%
Black3,0481,23440.49%
Multiple1,87168336.50%
Hispanic1,10124021.80%
Other31216552.88%
Native843136.90%
Asian38782.07%

14.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.30%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 52.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.12%
High School13.65%
Some College11.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,860$65,368
Families$62,603$79,747
Married Families$72,858$92,450
Non Families$25,313$35,211

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans

6,252

Number of Veterans

5,799

Male Veterans

453

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,383
First Gulf War851
Korea699
Second Gulf War652
World War II398
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8858.89%
Black27711.78%
2 or More628.06%
Hispanic334.34%
Asian288.95%

$Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.97%

Born in Pennsylvania

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.44% of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 82.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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