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Lawrence, KS Metro Area


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2022 population: 119,964   ( 9,138 from 2010)
Land area: 455.8 square miles
Population density: 263.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:93,303 77.78% 3.1%
Black:5,2734.40% 25.4%
Indian:2,5282.11% 4.1%
Asian:5,8284.86% 39.7%
2+ races:4,7403.95% 36.2%
Hispanic:8,2926.91% 46.7%
Total non-White:26,66122.22% 31.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,287 9.6
Deaths:2,0048.4
Net Migration: 2581.1
Net Immigration: 5822.4
Change in White population:2,771 2.5
Change in Non-White pop.:6,367 5.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
110,826
90,53281.69%
4,2043.79%
2,6362.38%
4,1713.76%
3,4793.14%
5,6515.10%
20,29418.31%

2000
99,962
84,54384.58%
4,1484.15%
2,4012.40%
3,1493.15%
2,3202.32%
3,2683.27%
15,41915.42%

1990
81,798
71,85887.85%
3,3084.04%
2,0072.45%
2,6343.22%
n/a
1,9912.43%
9,94012.15%

1980
67,640
60,10088.85%
2,9664.38%
1,7162.54%
1,3011.92%
n/a
1,4352.12%
7,54011.15%

1970
57,932
53,25191.92%
2,1093.64%
1,2622.18%
3920.68%
n/a
6861.18%
4,681 8.08%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
11,606 11.6
5,2865.3
2,9072.9
2,9292.9
5,989 6.0
4,875 4.9
1990's
NumberRate
10,902 13.3
4,7245.8
6,0637.4
1,3891.7
12,685 15.5
5,479 6.7
1980's
NumberRate
10,064 14.9
3,893 5.8
7,544 11.2
n/a
11,758 17.4
2,400 3.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,480 7.7
n/a
6,849 11.8
2,859 4.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
30.7
21,143 17.6%
98,821 82.4%
15,681 13.1%
49,605
2.22
25,673 51.8%
20,631 80.4%
2,274 8.9%
23,932 48.2%

2010
NumberPercent
28.4
21,131 19.1%
89,695 80.9%
9,867 8.9%
43,576
2.34
23,304 53.5%
17,815 76.4%
2,282 9.8%
20,272 46.5%

2000
NumberPercent
27.2
20,362 20.4%
79,600 79.6%
7,957 8.0%
38,526
2.37
21,368 55.5%
17,233 80.6%
2,011 9.4%
17,158 44.5%

1990
NumberPercent
26.0
16,692 20.4%
65,106 79.6%
6,681 8.2%
30,105
2.43
17,297 57.5%
14,398 83.2%
1,310 7.6%
12,808 42.5%

1980
NumberPercent
24.5
13,907 20.6%
53,733 79.4%
5,063 7.5%
23,852
2.46
14,552 61.0%
12,514 86.0%
1,020 7.0%
9,300 39.0%

2022 Housing Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units52,818 
Median Value$259,500 
Occupied49,60593.9%
Vacant3,2136.1%
Owned25,00450.4%
Rented24,60149.6%
Median Rent$1,041 
Single-Family Units33,47863.4%
    Detached28,43253.8%
    Attached5,0469.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units13,49825.6%
Mobile Homes8441.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,6667.4%
$10,000 to $14,9991,6343.3%
$15,000 to $19,9991,9744.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991,7773.6%
$25,000 to $29,9992,1834.4%
$30,000 to $34,9991,7193.5%
$35,000 to $39,9991,5323.1%
$40,000 to $44,9992,4074.9%
$45,000 to $49,9992,2424.5%
$50,000 to $59,9993,7937.6%
$60,000 to $74,9994,4078.9%
$75,000 to $99,9995,87411.8%
$100,000 to $124,9995,18610.5%
$125,000 to $149,9992,7055.5%
$150,000 to $199,9994,2428.6%
$200,000 or more4,2648.6%
Median Household Income66,153 
Per Capita Income37,261 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.80 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,0652.1%
Public Assistance7721.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,8295.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed58,39174.1%
Unemployed3,1154.0%
In Armed Forces1990.3%
Total Labor Force61,70578.3%
Not in Labor Force17,09321.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 25.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector22,65518,49955.0%
Non-Profit2,2494,43733.6%
Self-Employed2,7501,82760.1%
Local Government1,7022,76838.1%
State Government3,8424,73344.8%
Federal Government66759053.1%
Total Private + Self25,40520,32655.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.8,46012,52840.3%
Total33,86532,85450.8%
Pct. Govt.21.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts9,76614.6%
Sales and Office Occupations12,85619.2%
Professional, Technical21,23831.8%
Service Occupations11,74217.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3040.5%
All others11,20116.8%
White Collar 65.7%
Industry
 Number%
Educational services11,63917.4%
Health care and social assistance8,39112.6%
Retail trade7,72111.6%
Accommodation and food services6,1319.2%
Manufacturing5,7018.5%
Professional, scientific, technical4,8537.3%
Other services3,2134.8%
Construction3,1514.7%
Finance and insurance2,7834.2%
Public administration2,7484.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,5003.7%
Transportation and warehousing2,3013.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,8822.8%
Wholesale trade1,0221.5%
Information9361.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing7111.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5250.8%
Utilities5070.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction730.1%
Management150.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,3684.51%
Puerto Rican8410.71%
Cuban960.08%
Dominican420.04%
Total Central American3030.25%
Costa Rican500.04%
Guatemalan210.02%
Honduran1120.09%
Nicaraguan170.01%
Panamanian270.02%
Salvadoran760.06%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American5040.42%
Argentinean530.04%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1350.11%
Ecuadorian290.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1140.10%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1610.14%
Other South American120.01%
Other Hispanic7960.67%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese2,3271.95%
Vietnamese1,1630.98%
Indian5630.47%
Filipino3220.27%
Laotian2950.25%
Korean2570.22%
Japanese1370.12%
Taiwanese580.05%
Thai350.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English102,13389.8%
Spanish3,5933.2%
Chinese2,4542.2%
Other Indo-European1,0941.0%
Other Asian8440.7%
Vietnamese7710.7%
Other7200.6%
Arabic6130.5%
German, other Germanic4490.4%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German31,93326.8%
English16,20213.6%
Irish15,53113.0%
American5,4254.6%
Scottish3,8603.2%
European3,2022.7%
Italian3,1382.6%
French2,9022.4%
Swedish2,5922.2%
Polish2,0101.7%
Scotch-Irish1,6251.4%
Dutch1,5701.3%
Norwegian1,5141.3%
Czech1,2301.0%
Welsh1,1791.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen114,41096.1%
Not a citizen4,6843.9%
Native111,43693.6%
Foreign-born7,6586.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,070 1.5%1,702 2.4%13,451 19.3%17,040 24.4%20,252 29.0%16,231 23.3%
  Average years of education: 14.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,070 1.5%
9-12 Years 1,702 2.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 13,451 19.3%
Some College 17,040 24.4%
Bach. Degree 20,252 29.0%
Grad Degree 16,231 23.3%
Average years of education: 14.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Lawrence, KS Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 89,312 85,124 4,188 4.7%
1991 91,870 87,700 4,170 4.5%
1992 95,648 91,484 4,164 4.4%
1993 97,398 92,676 4,722 4.8%
1994 99,666 94,954 4,712 4.7%
1995 102,792 97,972 4,820 4.7%
1996 102,958 98,142 4,816 4.7%
1997 105,534 101,094 4,440 4.2%
1998 108,200 103,630 4,570 4.2%
1999 109,858 105,724 4,134 3.8%
2000 116,748 113,452 3,296 2.8%
2001 117,762 113,920 3,842 3.3%
2002 118,934 114,376 4,558 3.8%
2003 122,956 118,154 4,802 3.9%
2004 125,914 120,620 5,294 4.2%
2005 125,762 120,714 5,048 4.0%
2006 125,160 120,376 4,784 3.8%
2007 124,384 119,526 4,858 3.9%
2008 122,910 117,766 5,144 4.2%
2009 125,906 118,674 7,232 5.7%
2010 128,768 121,254 7,514 5.8%
2011 128,118 120,984 7,134 5.6%
2012 127,480 120,946 6,534 5.1%
2013 127,372 121,240 6,132 4.8%
2014 129,490 124,242 5,248 4.1%
2015 129,872 125,084 4,788 3.7%
2016 131,134 126,510 4,624 3.5%
2017 130,810 126,646 4,164 3.2%
2018 130,750 126,812 3,938 3.0%
2019 131,232 127,370 3,862 2.9%
2020 128,450 120,674 7,776 6.1%
2021 129,596 125,434 4,162 3.2%
2022 132,594 129,174 3,420 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com