Lawrence County IN Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,473
Population in Households 45,820
Population in Familes 37,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 653
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 18,999
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 12,915
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,137 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,862 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,296 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $108,024
Average Home Value $133,897


Median Household Income $46,415
Average Household Income $59,091
Per Capita Income $24,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.04%
Households 0.16% 0.07%
Families 0.01% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lawrence County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 66th
Population Density1 # 39 59th
Diversity Index2 # 71 23rd
Median Household Income # 52 45th
Per Capita Income # 37 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.