Lawrence County PA Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 89,294
Population in Households 87,207
Population in Familes 71,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,087
Population Density1 249
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 37,037
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 24,596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 41,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,138 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,899 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,136 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $105,793
Average Home Value $135,311


Median Household Income $44,757
Average Household Income $58,358
Per Capita Income $24,464
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.39%
Households -0.04% -0.23%
Families -0.17% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Lawrence County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 33 52nd
Population Density1 # 21 70th
Diversity Index2 # 36 46th
Median Household Income # 46 33rd
Per Capita Income # 38 45th

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