Lawrence County MO Information

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Lawrence County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 39,183
Population in Households 38,624
Population in Familes 32,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,885
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 10,325
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,666 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,219 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,935 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $104,553
Average Home Value $141,719
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,704
Average Household Income $49,354
Per Capita Income $19,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.03%
Households 0.02% -0.1%
Families -0.12% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

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Lawrence County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri 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 # 30 75th
Population Density1 # 29 76th
Diversity Index2 # 25 79th
Median Household Income # 70 40th
Per Capita Income # 98 16th

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