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Lawrence, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Lawrence Census Designated Place had a population of 577 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lawrence is located at latitude 40.3042 and longitude -80.1184 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Lawrence Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The Lawrence Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584479) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lawrence Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cecil, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawrence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawrence: Hills, Lawrence Hills.

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


Total Population 577
Population in Households 577
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,349
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 214 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $167,174
Average Home Value $168,075


Median Household Income $59,816
Average Household Income $75,393
Per Capita Income $38,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.75%
Households 1.25% 0.81%
Families 0.0% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1249 29th
Population Density1 # 581 67th
Diversity Index2 # 616 65th
Median Household Income # 384 78th
Per Capita Income # 135 92nd

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