The City of Lawson had a population of 2,517 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Lawson is located at latitude 39.433 and longitude -94.2203 in Ray County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lawson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Ray County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,066 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Lawson are located in Ray County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Clay County.
The City of Lawson (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,486|
|Population in Familes||2,212|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||31|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||940 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||659 (70.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||220 (23.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||61 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,500|
|Average Home Value||$175,492|
|Median Household Income||$63,595|
|Average Household Income||$73,242|
|Per Capita Income||$25,627|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.5%|
The table below compares Lawson to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 226||78th|
|Population Density1||# 367||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 593||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 97||91st|
|Per Capita Income||# 229||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.