Everything You Need to Know About the City of Lawrence Kansas

In 2017, Lawrence, Kansas had a population of 94k people with a median age of 27.5 and a median household income of $49,297. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lawrence, KS grew from 92,611 to 93,954, a 1.45% increase and its median household income grew from $47,938 to $49,297, a 2.83% increase.

The population of Lawrence, KS is 76.6% White Alone, 6.58% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.85% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Lawrence, KS speak a non-English language, and 94.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lawrence, KS are the University of Kansas (7,192 degrees awarded in 2017), Haskell Indian Nations University (195 degrees), and Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence (41 degrees).

The median property value in Lawrence, KS is $183,700, and the homeownership rate is 45.4%. Most people in Lawrence, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawrence, KS is 2 cars per household.


Education in Lawrence

In 2017, universities in Lawrence, KS awarded 7,452 degrees. The student population of Lawrence, KS is skewed towards women, with 13,427 male students and 15,028 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lawrence, KS are White (5,300 and 76.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (398 and 5.75%), Two or More Races (319 and 4.61%), and Asian (304 and 4.39%).

The largest universities in Lawrence, KS by the number of degrees awarded are the University of Kansas (7,192 and 96.5%), Haskell Indian Nations University (195 and 2.62%), and Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence (41 and 0.55%).

The most popular majors in Lawrence, KS are Accounting (332 and 4.46%), Journalism (294 and 3.95%), and Pharmacy (293 and 3.93%).

The median tuition costs in Lawrence, KS are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $9,818 and $25,586 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Lawrence

The economy of Lawrence, KS utilizes 52.5k people and Lawrence has a joblessness rate of 3.0%. Lawrence has seen the job market increase by 0.4% in the course of the most recent year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 29.5%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The biggest businesses in Lawrence, KS are Educational Services (10,788 people), Retail Trade (6,877 people), and Health Care and Social Assistance (6,241 people), and the most lucrative ventures are Utilities ($67,279), Management of Companies and Enterprises ($55,165), and Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services ($49,538). 

Households in Lawrence, KS have a median yearly income of $49,297, which is not exactly the median yearly income of $61,937 over the whole United States. This is in contrast with a median income of $47,938 in 2016, which speaks to a 2.83% yearly development. 


Tax Rates for Lawrence 

– The Sales Tax Rate for Lawrence is 9.1%. The US average is 7.3%. 

– The Income Tax Rate for Lawrence is 5.7%. The US average is 4.6%. 

– Tax Rates can have a major effect when Comparing the Cost of Living. 


Income and Salaries for Lawrence 

– The average income of a Lawrence inhabitant is $25,989 every year. 

– The Median household income of a Lawrence inhabitant is $46,929 every year.