Lawrence, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 49,462 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.1%
 
Males: 23,984  (48.5%)
Females: 25,478  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46216.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,338 (it was $47,838 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$59,338
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,701 (it was $22,543 in 2000)

Lawrence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,933 (it was $102,900 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$168,933
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $154,636; detached houses: $174,785; townhouses or other attached units: $143,165; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,367; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,079; mobile homes: $23,148

Median gross rent in 2019: $915.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lawrence: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.8%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.8% for American Indian residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lawrence, IN (2019)
    • 26,24853.2%White alone
    • 13,39627.1%Black alone
    • 6,71313.6%Hispanic
    • 2,0794.2%Two or more races
    • 6831.4%Asian alone
    • 690.1%American Indian alone
    • 620.1%Other race alone
    • 90.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lawrence detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Lawrence by year

Type

2006

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(7.3)
5
(10.2)
4
(8.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(7.3)
15
(30.6)
16
(32.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
114
(276.5)
87
(177.2)
78
(157.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(48.5)
103
(209.8)
80
(161.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
222
(538.4)
185
(376.8)
157
(317.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
674
(1,635)
754
(1,536)
743
(1,503)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
167
(405.0)
144
(293.3)
187
(378.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(10.2)
3
(6.1)
City-Data.com crime index248.5251.2234.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lawrence, IN

Crime rate in Lawrence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 82 (63 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Indiana average:

1.32
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Ancestries: German (9.9%), American (9.4%), Irish (4.4%), African (3.3%), English (3.0%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1929

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,463 people per square mile   (low).

Lawrence, Indiana map

3,969 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

8.0%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,583 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,244 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Indianapolis, IN (9.5 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (162.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

McCordsville, IN (2.1 miles ),
Cumberland, IN (2.4 miles ),
Warren Park, IN (2.5 miles ),
Fishers, IN (2.6 miles ),
Williams Creek, IN (2.9 miles ),
Meridian Hills, IN (3.0 miles ),
North Crows Nest, IN (3.0 miles),
Fortville, IN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.86 N, Longitude: 85.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,247 (-4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,064 (15.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 317

Distribution of median household income in Lawrence, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lawrence, IN in 2019

Property values in Lawrence, IN

Lawrence satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 481 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1998: 499 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1999: 443 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2000: 402 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2001: 434 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2002: 329 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2003: 340 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2004: 269 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2005: 339 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2006: 197 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2007: 170 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2008: 106 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2013: 76 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2015: 68 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2016: 95 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2017: 72 buildings, average cost: $254,300
  • 2018: 112 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2019: 81 buildings, average cost: $227,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, IN residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Indiana:

4.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lawrence, IN
Historical housing units in Lawrence, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +12,503 (+47.3%).
Most common industries in Lawrence, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Lawrence, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Lawrence, Indiana

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Lawrence, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.9. This is worse than average.

City:

93.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.334. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.333. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.333
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0120. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0120
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lawrence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Lawrence city center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/14/1972, a category F4 tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from Lawrence center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 161.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.1 miles away from Lawrence center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lawrence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lawrence:

  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE NORTH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • LAWRENCE MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • CHARTER HOSPITAL OF INDIANAPOLIS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • PLEASANT VIEW LODGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MC CORDSVILLE, IN)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES-ADEPT (Hospital, about 4 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES-ADEPT (Hospital, about 4 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • INDIANA SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

located in Lawrence:

Amtrak station near Lawrence:

  • 12 miles: INDIANAPOLIS (350 S. ILLINOIS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lawrence:

  • Butler University (about 10 miles; Indianapolis, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,388)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 10 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 11 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • American College of Education (about 11 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 12 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)
  • Marian University (about 12 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 13 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lawrence: The Fort Golf Course (A), Esquire Plaza (B), Indian Lake Country Club (C), Old Oakland Golf Course (D), Camp Elm (E), Major General Emmett J Bean Center (F), Lawrence Fire Department Station 4 (G), Lawrence Township Fire Department Station 334 (H), Lawrence Fire Department Station 2 (I), Morris Settles Lawrence Public Safety Building (J), Lawrence Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (K), Robert E Sterrett Senior Center (L), Major General Ronald E Brooks Lawrence Government Center (M), Lawrence Fire Department Station 3 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pendleton Pike Shoppes Shopping Center (1), Geist Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lawrence include: Lawrence Church of God (A), Lawrence United Methodist Church (B), Zion Hope Independent Baptist Church (C), Saint Lawrence Roman Catholic Church (D), Lawrence Independent Baptist Church (E), Lawrence Full Gospel Tabernacle (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mock Cemetery (1), Emery Cemetery (2), Hoss Cemetery (3), Todd Cemetery (4), Oaklandon Cemetery (5), McCord Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Indian Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Schoen Creek (A), Scout Branch (B), Lawrence Creek (C), Woodbury Branch (D), Pistol Run (E), Brave Creek (F), Papoose Creek (G), Woollen Run (H), India Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lawrence include: Lee Road Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Oren Alexander Memorial Park (3), Explorer Park (4), Lawrence Community Park (5), Harrison Community Park (6), Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park and Nature Preserve (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Slagle - Baseball player.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lawrence in 2010:

  • 223 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 34 people in college/university student housing
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Lawrence in 2000:

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Lawrence (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Lawrence Walmart Branch at 10735 Pendleton Pike, branch established on 2008/05/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Lawrence:

Marital status in Lawrence, IN
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lawrence:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lawrence
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lawrence, IN (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant143,339488
Catholic99,99040
Mainline Protestant88,116182
Black Protestant31,44593
Other18,08762
Orthodox2,19911
None520,217-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 150
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 20
Marion County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Marion County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 264
Marion County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 634
Marion County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.5%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lawrence:

43.9%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lawrence:

33.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lawrence, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 83$537,612$77,7270$0
Police Protection - Officers 62$366,786$70,9910$0
Water Supply 23$125,836$65,6540$0
Police - Other 20$79,046$47,4283$3,212
Fire - Other 16$100,240$75,18025$31,034
Sewerage 14$75,272$64,5190$0
Streets and Highways 8$43,870$65,8051$1,914
Financial Administration 8$48,758$73,1370$0
Parks and Recreation 7$33,410$57,2742$766
Other and Unallocable 5$26,372$63,2930$0
Other Government Administration 4$3,659$10,97715$12,124
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,036$60,2160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,307$39,6840$0
Totals for Government 253$1,454,204$68,97446$49,050

Lawrence government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $661,000 ($13.36)
    Sewerage: $301,000 ($6.09)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($5.40)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $8,121,000 ($164.19)
    Police Protection: $6,128,000 ($123.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,356,000 ($108.29)
    Water Utilities: $4,663,000 ($94.27)
    General - Other: $4,115,000 ($83.20)
    Sewerage: $3,396,000 ($68.66)
    Regular Highways: $2,954,000 ($59.72)
    Health - Other: $2,177,000 ($44.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,222,000 ($24.71)
    Financial Administration: $960,000 ($19.41)
    Central Staff Services: $558,000 ($11.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($0.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,222,000 ($24.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $296,000 ($5.98)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($4.19)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($3.48)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($1.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($0.26)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.12)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.02)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $904,000 ($18.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $446,000 ($9.02)

Lawrence government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,763,000 ($237.82)
    Hospital Public: $6,633,000 ($134.10)
    Other: $2,845,000 ($57.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,221,000 ($44.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000 ($4.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $231,000 ($4.67)
    Highways: $129,000 ($2.61)
    Public Welfare: $107,000 ($2.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $705,000 ($14.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $981,000 ($19.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $88,000 ($1.78)
    Sale of Property: $56,000 ($1.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $50,000 ($1.01)
    Rents: $18,000 ($0.36)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,358,000 ($270.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,842,000 ($118.11)
    Highways: $2,777,000 ($56.14)
    Other: $1,251,000 ($25.29)
    Public Welfare: $35,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $14,328,000 ($289.68)
    Individual Income: $3,388,000 ($68.50)
    Motor Vehicle License: $809,000 ($16.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $550,000 ($11.12)
    Other License: $402,000 ($8.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $69,000 ($1.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($1.05)

Lawrence government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,197,000 ($691.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,990,000 ($666.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000 ($24.38)

Lawrence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,928,000 ($79.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,334,000 ($350.45)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,692,000 ($135.30)

6.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hamilton County, IN  0.76% ($67,669 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IN  0.58% ($41,915)
from Hendricks County, IN  0.48% ($41,116)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.04%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hamilton County, IN  1.05% ($72,966 average AGI)
to Hendricks County, IN  0.69% ($55,281)
to Johnson County, IN  0.68% ($48,340)
Businesses in Lawrence, IN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Starbucks1
AutoZone2Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Jimmy John's1Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lawrence:

  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lawrence:

  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGLD (104.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WEDM (91.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN SCH. DIST. OF WARREN)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
  • WTLC-FM (106.7 FM; GREENWOOD, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJEL (89.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MET. SCH. DIST. OF WASH. TWP.)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lawrence:

  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lawrence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 404ft / 123mTotal length
  • $1,095,000Total costs
  • 2,219,639Total average daily traffic
  • 424,105Total average daily truck traffic
  • 842,840Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lawrence, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 172000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lawrence, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lawrence)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5205 Post Rd (Lat: 39.850528 Lon: -86.001111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPHZ702,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2015, Expiration Date: 08/04/2025, Certifier: Rae A Greene, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • 9001 East 59th Street (Lat: 39.862167 Lon: -86.009917), Call Sign: WQZX808,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.562 MHz, 153.207 MHz, 153.312 MHz, 152.397 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2017, Expiration Date: 08/31/2027, Certifier: Tom Ashcraft, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LAW, 7502 B Indian Lake Road (Lat: 39.891306 Lon: -85.987472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WQHM552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/14/2017, Expiration Date: 09/10/2027, Certifier: Jeff Hardesty, Registrant: City Of Indianapolis, Division Of Public Safety Communications, 47 S. State Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46201, Phone: (317) 327-7315, Fax: (317) 327-7321, Email:
  • MW07208C, 6155 Lee Road (Mw07208) (Lat: 39.868778 Lon: -85.998750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQRC682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2013, Expiration Date: 04/16/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • LAWRENCE, One Block West Of Indian Lake Road And 75th Street Intersection (Lat: 39.891306 Lon: -85.987417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.9 m, Call Sign: WQTY837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2014, Expiration Date: 05/08/2024, Certifier: Benny J Craig, Registrant: Hamilton County Public Safety Communications, 18100 Cumberland Road, Noblesville, IN 46060-1624, Phone: (317) 776-9288, Fax: (317) 776-6653, Email:
  • IN85XC001, 3421 N German Church Rd (Lat: 39.820111 Lon: -85.970944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WRBZ450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 08/01/2018, Expiration Date: 08/01/2028, Certifier: Garrie C Losee, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lawrence)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED373$120,539173$143,008969$146,39125$22,5481$464,65049$84,3264$41,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$136,2399$152,01695$144,0206$15,1030$02$96,7601$32,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED73$114,21338$109,958441$144,34747$36,1420$032$99,5767$52,001
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN49$129,46318$114,243276$149,9926$95,9380$011$96,8230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$121,5914$79,00879$150,8542$28,0600$02$62,8650$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Lawrence, IN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$178,46849$159,1410$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$170,25524$174,2221$138,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$220,89911$196,7231$60,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,0005$138,8140$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$253,3330$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, IN - Value

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of fires - 134 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Lawrence, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lawrence, IN
    • 21343.1%Structure Fires
    • 17735.8%Outside Fires
    • 8216.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 224.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lawrence, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lawrence, IN
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 40.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lawrence, IN
  • 49.8%Electricity
  • 48.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Lawrence compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.