Lawrence County IN Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,101
Daytime Population: Workers 15,613
Daytime Population: Residents 25,121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 45,448
Population in Familes 37,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 653
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,606
Average Household Income $60,597
Per Capita Income $24,920


Total Housing Units 21,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,996 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,823 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,362 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $111,460
Average Home Value $142,607


Total Households 18,819
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,741
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.11%
Households 0.01% -0.1%
Families -0.18% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.37%


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, 2017 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 Density # 40 58th
Diversity Index # 74 21st
Median Household Income # 60 36th
Per Capita Income # 42 55th

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