Lawrence employment information

IndexLawrenceMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$17,059$38,069$29,829
Median household income$36,754$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,765$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,103$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$27,436$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$20,768$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate9.0%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level26.4%11.4%15.1%
The Lawrence, MA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Lawrence is $17,059, which is 55% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 43% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,754, which is 48% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 34% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 9%, which is 93% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lawrence is 26% which is 75% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$24,500$36,754$73,508
City
$47,297$70,954$141,908
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lawrence is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lawrence is 34% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 93% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lawrence is 75% higher than the national average.

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Lawrence median earnings by income bracket

Lawrence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.3%0.5%
Manufacturing sector21.8%0.1%
Financial & insurance services0.8%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%13.2%
Public administration2.4%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%3.0%
Education, health & social services8.4%35.4%
Other30.1%28.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boxford, MA2,472$135,662145%
Topsfield, MA3,435$128,734133%
Lynnfield, MA12,489$117,250112%
Reading, MA25,490$108,89497%
Wilmington, MA23,310$102,30185%
Lawrence, MA79,337$36,75434%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Rochelle, NY79,299$73,17832%
Tustin, CA79,396$70,82228%
Somerville, MA79,507$78,67342%
Napa, CA79,567$71,08728%
Melbourne, FL78,911$41,26225%
Lawrence, MA79,337$36,75434%
Source: The Lawrence, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).