Lawrence demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,35418091
Median age34.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish10%5%13%
Lawrence, IN has a population of 47,415 and is the 872nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,354 per sq mi which is 1211% higher than the Indiana average and 2498% higher than the national average. The median age in Lawrence is 35 which is approximately 7% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In Lawrence, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 66% of Lawrence residents were born in Indiana, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lawrence is 1211% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in Lawrence is 7% lower than Indiana.
  • In Lawrence 65.01% of the population is White.
  • In Lawrence 27.94% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lawrence 0.96% of the population is Asian.

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Lawrence population breakdown by race

Black or African American27.94%9.23%12.63%
American Indian0.32%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.33%2.22%3.06%
Other race2.42%2.30%4.75%
In Lawrence, 11.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Lawrence, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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