Lawrence employment information

IndexLawrenceKansasNational
Income per capita$25,989$27,367$28,555
Median household income$46,929$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,139$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,296$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$21,801$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$15,831$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level21.3%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lawrence is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lawrence is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lawrence is 36% higher than the national average.

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Lawrence median earnings by income bracket

Lawrence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.9%0.8%
Manufacturing sector9.1%0.9%
Financial & insurance services3.6%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%13.5%
Public administration3.9%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services23.8%44.4%
Other31.6%27.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eudora, KS6,152$55,6254%
Perry, KS961$53,2500%
Baldwin City, KS4,552$51,0695%
Tonganoxie, KS4,802$49,1308%
Edgerton, KS1,573$49,0108%
Lawrence, KS90,194$46,92912%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Orem, UT90,485$54,0481%
Allen, TX89,845$102,12091%
Rio Rancho, NM90,627$59,24311%
Miami Beach, FL90,669$42,54720%
Santa Barbara, CA89,669$65,91623%
Lawrence, KS90,194$46,92912%
Source: The Lawrence, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.