Lawrence SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
8

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Lawrence, Massachusetts Info Snack

Lawrence is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, on the Merrimack River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 76,377, which had risen to an estimated 78,197 as of 2014. Surrounding communities include Methuen to the north, Andover to the southwest, and North Andover to the southeast. Lawrence and Salem are the county seats of Essex County. Lawrence is part of the Merrimack Valley.
Population
79,497
Unemployment
10.8%
Poverty
24.2%
Median Home
$238,200
Median Income
$39,627
Median Rent
$1,067

Rankings for Lawrence in Massachusetts

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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Population 8,788

8

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9

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10

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Map Of Lawrence, MA

Population over time in Lawrence

Year Population % Change
2017 79,497 0.2%
2016 79,337 0.7%
2015 78,804 1.9%
2014 77,364 0.7%
2013 76,820 0.6%
2012 76,331 0.8%
2011 75,761 0.8%
2010 75,177 -

Crime in Lawrence Per 100k

Crime Lawrence MA USA
Violent Crime 723.2 358.0 382.9
Murder 13.6 2.5 5.3
Robbery 186.7 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 485.8 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 1719.6 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 276.9 249.1 430.4
Larceny 938.3 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 504.4 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Lawrence

White
15.5% (12,349)
African American
2.5% (1,963)
American Indian
0.0% (36)
Asian
2.3% (1,856)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (224)
Two Or More
0.3% (213)
Hispanic
79.1% (62,856)
Race Lawrence MA USA
White 15.5% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 2.5% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 79.1% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Lawrence, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
12.0% (953,964)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (667,774)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (953,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (993,712)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (1,120,907)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (1,438,895)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (882,416)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.3% (659,825)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (182,843)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (103,346)
Income Lawrence MA USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.3% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Lawrence

Female
51.1% (40,642)
Male
48.9% (38,854)
Gender Lawrence MA USA
Female 51.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lawrence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.6% (15,568)
9-12th Grade
12.8% (10,137)
High School / GED
32.3% (25,701)
Some College
19.0% (15,109)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (3,992)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (6,324)
Master's Degree
2.5% (2,017)
Professional Degree
0.5% (395)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (250)
Education Lawrence MA USA
< 9th Grade 19.6% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.8% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 32.3% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 19.0% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.5% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.5% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 2.7% 1.4%

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