Lawrence, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 96,892 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.0%
 
Males: 46,836  (48.3%)
Females: 50,056  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

27.9 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66044, 66045, 66046, 66047, 66049.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,827 (it was $34,669 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$48,827
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,041 (it was $19,378 in 2000)

Lawrence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $203,800 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$203,800
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $219,713; detached houses: $228,351; townhouses or other attached units: $161,877; in 2-unit structures: $14,499; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $25,860; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,324; mobile homes: $120,094

Median gross rent in 2017: $872.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lawrence: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lawrence, KS (2017)
    • 71,31475.1%White alone
    • 6,3676.7%Asian alone
    • 6,3996.7%Hispanic
    • 4,3344.6%Black alone
    • 3,6943.9%Two or more races
    • 2,8073.0%American Indian alone
    • 850.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 93 registered sex offenders living in Lawrence, Kansas as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lawrence is 999 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Lawrence by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
30
(36.5)
48
(58.3)
48
(53.3)
40
(43.9)
57
(62.2)
40
(42.6)
33
(37.4)
52
(58.3)
50
(55.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
41
(49.9)
79
(95.9)
63
(70.0)
78
(85.6)
76
(82.9)
61
(64.9)
37
(42.0)
53
(59.4)
74
(82.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
203
(247.1)
370
(449.1)
298
(330.9)
290
(318.4)
291
(317.3)
312
(332.1)
265
(300.5)
265
(297.2)
213
(236.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
545
(663.4)
603
(731.8)
550
(610.8)
801
(879.4)
683
(744.8)
522
(555.6)
502
(569.2)
604
(677.3)
493
(547.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,797
(3,405)
4,106
(4,983)
4,283
(4,757)
3,656
(4,014)
3,551
(3,872)
3,163
(3,367)
3,098
(3,512)
3,190
(3,577)
2,959
(3,287)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(183.8)
205
(248.8)
197
(218.8)
199
(218.5)
156
(170.1)
156
(166.1)
193
(218.8)
203
(227.6)
173
(192.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(7.3)
13
(15.8)
23
(25.5)
26
(28.5)
20
(21.8)
21
(22.4)
14
(15.9)
26
(29.2)
19
(21.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)295.8442.9380.3372.9358.7306.8300.5332.6303.8

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City-data.com crime index in Lawrence, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 180 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (7.7%), American (7.7%), English (6.4%), European (3.1%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 28.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,447 people per square mile   (average).

Lawrence, Kansas map

7,606 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.8% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

7.9%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,596 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,806 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (38.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (434.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Eudora, KS (2.9 miles ),
Lecompton, KS (3.1 miles ),
Perry, KS (3.3 miles ),
Linwood, KS (3.5 miles ),
Baldwin City, KS (3.6 miles ),
Tonganoxie, KS (3.7 miles ),
De Soto, KS (4.0 miles ),
McLouth, KS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 95.25 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): River City

Daytime population change due to commuting: -632 (-0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 38,996 (74.4%)

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Lawrence, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lawrence, KS in 2017
Lawrence satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 346 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1998: 362 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 1999: 392 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2000: 305 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2001: 305 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2002: 261 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2003: 308 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2004: 317 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2005: 307 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2006: 312 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2007: 186 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2008: 124 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2010: 163 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2011: 102 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2012: 129 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2013: 176 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2014: 131 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2015: 319 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2016: 209 buildings, average cost: $239,000
  • 2017: 195 buildings, average cost: $304,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, KS residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lawrence, KS
Historical housing units in Lawrence, KS

Population change in the 1990s: +14,148 (+21.5%).
Most common industries in Lawrence, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Lawrence, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
  • Computer specialists (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)

Average climate in Lawrence, Kansas

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Lawrence, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lawrence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Lawrence city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 399.1 miles away from Lawrence center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 335.1 miles away from Lawrence center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 340.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 355.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from Lawrence center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 311.3 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 Douglas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lawrence topographic map

Hospitals in Lawrence:

  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 325 MAINE STREET)
  • PONDEROSA HOUSE (1205 E 26TH STREET)
  • SOUTHERN CARE LAWRENCE (1440 WAKARUSA STREET SUITE 900)

Nursing Homes in Lawrence:

  • BRANDON WOODS (1501 INVERNESS DR)
  • BRANDON WOODS AT ALVAMAR (1501 INVERNESS DR)
  • CEDAR WOOD LIVING CENTER (205 N MICHIGAN)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF LAWRENCE (3015 WEST 31ST STREET)
  • LAKE VIEW MANOR (3015 W 31 ST)
  • LAWRENCE PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (1429 KASOLD DR)
  • PIONEER RIDGE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (4851 HARVARD)
  • SOUTHWINDS REHAB AND CARE CENTER (1800 W 27TH ST)
  • STERLING HEIGHTS (1800 W 27TH STREET)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE HOME (2518 RIDGE CT)

Dialysis Facilities in Lawrence:

  • KANSAS DIALYSIS SERVICES - LAWRENCE (330 ARKANSAS ST. #100)

Home Health Centers in Lawrence:

  • DOUGLAS COUNTY VNA (200 MAINE STE C)

Airports and heliports located in Lawrence:

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Amtrak station:

LAWRENCE (413 E. 7TH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Lawrence:

  • University of Kansas (Full-time enrollment: 22,788; Location: Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230; Public; Website: www.ku.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Haskell Indian Nations University (Full-time enrollment: 729; Location: 155 Indian Ave; Public; Website: www.haskell.edu)
  • Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence (Full-time enrollment: 97; Location: 1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pcitraining.edu)
  • Z Hair Academy (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 2429 Iowa St Ste E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.zhairacademy.com/)
  • WellSpring School of Allied Health-Lawrence (Full-time enrollment: 23; Location: 947 New Hampshire; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wellspring.edu/mtti-wellspring-kansas-city-campus)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lawrence:

  • Baker University (about 14 miles; Baldwin City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,752)
  • Washburn University (about 25 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 27 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 29 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 30 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Wright Career College (about 32 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Park University (about 35 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high schools in Lawrence:

  • LAWRENCE FREE STATE HIGH (Students: 1,199, Location: 4700 OVERLAND DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAWRENCE VIRTUAL SCHOOL (Students: 722, Location: 1104 E 1000 ROAD, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • LAWRENCE HIGH (Location: 1901 LOUISIANA ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Lawrence:

  • BISHOP SEABURY ACADEMY (Students: 170, Location: 4120 CLINTON PKWY, Grades: 6-12)
  • VERITAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134, Location: 256 N MICHIGAN ST, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lawrence:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lawrence:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 300, Location: 6001 BOB BILLINGS PKWY, Grades: PK-7)
  • ST JOHN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 1208 KENTUCKY ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • PRAIRIE MOON WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 1853 E 1600 RD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Lawrence

Library in Lawrence:

  • LAWRENCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,444,535; Location: 707 VERMONT STREET; 205,228 books; 16,301 audio materials; 16,304 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 384 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add under the heading: Private primary/middle schools in Lawrence: PRAIRIE MOON SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 1853 E. 1600 Road; Grades: KG-2nd)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lawrence: Lawrence Amtrak Station (A), Clemente Southeast Commerce Park (B), Clemente Northwest Commerce Park (C), West Lawrence Research Industrial Park (D), Franklin Business Park (E), East Hills Business Park (F), Commerce Park East (G), River Front Plaza (H), Tower Plaza (I), Lawrence Country Club (J), Lawrence Chamber of Commerce (K), Ballard Center - Community Services (L), Douglas County Fairgrounds (M), University of Kansas - Lawrence Campus Chi Omega Fountain (N), University Center (O), Southwest Plaza (P), Inc. Mini-Centers (Q), Mini Plaza (R), Lawrence Wastewater Treatment Plant (S), Lawrence Kaw River Water Treatment Plant (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westridge Shopping Center (1), Southern Hills Shopping Center (2), Round Town Mall (3), Louisiana Purchase Shopping Center (4), Holiday Plaza Shopping Center (5), The Malls Shopping Center (6), Hillcrest Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lawrence include: Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Lawrence Wesleyan Church (C), First Southern Baptist Church (D), Family Church of Lawrence (E), Saint Margarets Episcopal Church (F), Corpus Christi Catholic Church (G), Indian Hills Church of God (H), Bridge Point Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Memorial Park Cemetery (2), Pioneer Cemetery (3), Haskell Indian Nations University - Haskell Cemetery (4), University of Kansas - Lawrence Campus Pioneer Cemetery (5), Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Rock Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lawrence include: Clinton State Park (1), Haskell Indian Nations University - Haskell Stadium (2), South Park (3), University Park (4), University of Kansas Lawrence Pinet House (5), Central Park (6), Clinton Park (7), Edgewater Parkway (8), Centennial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Douglas County Historical Society (Museums; 1047 Massachusetts Street) (1), Spencer Museum of Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1301 Mississippi Street) (2), Watkins Community Museum of History (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1047 Massachusetts Street) (3), Natural History Museum-Ku-Dyche Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 14th Street & Jayhawk) (4), Crown Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1610 West 27th Terrace) (5), Gametime Recreation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 507 Lancaster Court) (6), Lawrence Visitor Information Center (402 North 2nd Street) (7), Travellers Inc (Tours & Charters; 831 Massachusetts Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Lawrence Suitel (2907 West 6th Street) (1), Bismarck Inn of Lawrence (1130 North 3rd Street) (2), Fideleaf Cafe (2222 West 6th Street) (3), Best Western Lawrence (2309 Iowa Street) (4), Super 8 Lawrence (515 McDonald Drive) (5), Econo Lodge Lawrence (2222 West 6th Street) (6), Springhill Suites by Marriott (1 Riverfront Plaza) (7), Jayhawk Motel (1004 North 3rd Street) (8), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (3411 Iowa Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lawrence City - Parking Meter Tickets- Information On Numbers Not Listed- Municipal C (1006 New Hampshire Street) (1), U S Government - Courts- Court Of Appeals-Tenth Circuit- Lawrence- Chief Judge Deanell Reece T (643 Massachusetts Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Walter Rheinschild - Football player and coach, Danny Carey - Musician, Erin Brockovich - Environmental activist, Ralph Houk - Baseball player and coach, Alvan Adams - Basketball player, Clarence W. Wigington - Architect, Delbert Mann - Film director, Dorothy Canfield Fisher - Children's writer, George L. Brown - Politician, John Hadl - Football player.

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lawrence and their reported violations in the past:

DOUGLAS CO RWD 2 (Population served: 1,163, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lawrence that have no violations reported:

  • LAWRENCE, CITY OF (Population served: 89,512, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • DOUGLAS CO RWD 5 (Population served: 2,500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JEFFERSON CO RWD 13 (Population served: 2,115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOUGLAS CO RWD 1 (Population served: 1,400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

48.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lawrence in 2010:

  • 7,181 people in college/university student housing
  • 270 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 216 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 141 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lawrence in 2000:

  • 7,293 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 343 people in nursing homes
  • 129 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Arenas or stadiums:

  • University of Kansas Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 50,071. Kansas Jayhawks football.
  • Allen Fieldhouse. University of Kansas.

Banks with most branches in Lawrence (2011 data):

  • Douglas County Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $294.2 mil, Deposits: $258.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Kansas Natural Gas, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Southeast Branch, Main @ 900 Mass Branch, South Branch, Northwest Branch, South Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Commerce Bank: Iowa Branch, Ku Union Branch, 6th St Dillons Branch, 23rd St Dillons Branch, 15th & Wakarusa Branch. Info updated 2011/07/07: Bank assets: $20,493.6 mil, Deposits: $16,805.3 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 206 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capitol Federal Savings Bank: Lawrence Target Branch, West Lawrence Branch, Lawrence Dillons Branch, Lawrence Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $9,167.4 mil, Deposits: $4,742.9 mil, headquarters in Topeka, KS, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 46 total offices
  • Central National Bank: Lawrence Branch, West Lawrence Branch, Lawrence Wal-Mart Branch, Lawrence Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.
  • Intrust Bank, National Association: 544 Columbia Drive Branch, Lawrence Wakarusa Branch, 901 Vermont Branch. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $4,066.0 mil, Deposits: $3,310.3 mil, headquarters in Wichita, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Intrust Financial Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Lawrence Branch, 31st Street Branch, at 4831 West 6th Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $514.1 mil, Deposits: $368.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Winter Trust Of 12/3/74
  • The Lawrence Bank: at 3500 Clinton Parkway, branch established on 2000/08/07; Lawrench Branch at 100 East 9th Street, branch established on 2000/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.8 mil, Deposits: $53.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital City Bank: Hy-Vee Branch at 4000 W. 6th Avenue, branch established on 2000/06/20; - Hobbs Taylor at 740 New Hampshire Street, branch established on 2005/12/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $414.6 mil, Deposits: $317.2 mil, headquarters in Topeka, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bancshares, Inc.
  • 11 other banks with 14 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Lawrence:

Marital status in Lawrence, KS
  • Never married: 49.2%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Lawrence:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lawrence
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lawrence, KS (based on Douglas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,14258
Mainline Protestant10,75328
Catholic9,2435
Other3,10218
Black Protestant2973
Orthodox461
None76,243-
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: 17
Douglas County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Douglas County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Douglas County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Douglas County:

5.7%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

25.2%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.8%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Lawrence:

27.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lawrence:

19.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lawrence:

10.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lawrence:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lawrence:

28.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Lawrence:

61.1%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.4%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lawrence, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 1,038$5,840,980$67,526373$1,072,802
Police Protection - Officers 154$1,064,212$82,9260$0
Firefighters 131$932,132$85,3867$24,069
Solid Waste Management 91$345,223$45,5241$2,766
Water Supply 90$427,333$56,9785$6,886
Parks and Recreation 65$295,556$54,564287$105,258
Streets and Highways 57$284,921$59,9830$0
Sewerage 47$220,729$56,3561$330
Other Government Administration 35$234,537$80,4139$9,661
Police - Other 29$114,166$47,24115$12,046
Other and Unallocable 24$111,410$55,7050$0
Judicial and Legal 21$108,416$61,9522$2,841
Housing and Community Development (Local) 20$98,728$59,2371$1,969
Financial Administration 18$115,001$76,6673$3,206
Natural Resources 13$50,915$46,9989$5,405
Fire - Other 6$25,542$51,0840$0
Health 4$15,389$46,1670$0
Transit 2$13,494$80,9642$5,009
Totals for Government 1,845$10,298,684$66,983715$1,252,248

Lawrence government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $40,260,000 ($415.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,598,000 ($16.49)
    Sewerage: $1,391,000 ($14.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $405,000 ($4.18)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($2.98)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $199,245,000 ($2056.36)
    Police Protection: $20,322,000 ($209.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,523,000 ($170.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,738,000 ($131.47)
    Sewerage: $11,322,000 ($116.85)
    Water Utilities: $10,692,000 ($110.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,289,000 ($106.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,254,000 ($95.51)
    Libraries: $8,026,000 ($82.83)
    General - Other: $7,661,000 ($79.07)
    Regular Highways: $5,723,000 ($59.07)
    Central Staff Services: $3,507,000 ($36.19)
    Transit Utilities: $2,740,000 ($28.28)
    Financial Administration: $2,468,000 ($25.47)
    General Public Buildings: $1,721,000 ($17.76)
    Parking Facilities: $1,499,000 ($15.47)
    Health - Other: $1,467,000 ($15.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,065,000 ($10.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $837,000 ($8.64)
    Natural Resources - Other: $217,000 ($2.24)
    Air Transportation: $216,000 ($2.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,111,000 ($21.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $18,654,000 ($192.52)
    Sewerage: $15,577,000 ($160.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,405,000 ($14.50)
    Libraries: $960,000 ($9.91)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($0.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $80,410,000 ($829.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,860,000 ($39.84)

Lawrence government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $185,000,000 ($1909.34)
    Sewerage: $18,951,000 ($195.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,717,000 ($120.93)
    Other: $7,270,000 ($75.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,052,000 ($21.18)
    Parking Facilities: $1,331,000 ($13.74)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $631,000 ($6.51)
    Transit Utilities: $300,000 ($3.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,591,000 ($109.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,816,000 ($60.03)
    Interest Earnings: $3,383,000 ($34.92)
    Special Assessments: $2,736,000 ($28.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,109,000 ($11.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $100,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,678,000 ($192.77)
    Transit Utilities: $391,000 ($4.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $15,203,000 ($156.91)
    Highways: $2,574,000 ($26.57)
    General Local Government Support: $1,335,000 ($13.78)
    Health and Hospitals: $688,000 ($7.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,250,000 ($374.13)
    Property: $33,105,000 ($341.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,967,000 ($82.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,170,000 ($12.08)
    Other License: $1,016,000 ($10.49)

Lawrence government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,013,000 ($2322.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $207,277,000 ($2139.26)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $107,326,000 ($1107.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $107,326,000 ($1107.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,736,000 ($183.05)

Lawrence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,146,000 ($331.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $187,565,000 ($1935.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,569,000 ($1223.72)

8.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Kansas average:

6.44%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.05%
Kansas average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Johnson County, KS  1.19% ($44,866 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.88% ($69,052)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.34% ($39,892)


9.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
Kansas average:

7.12%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($965 average AGI)
Douglas County:

0.08%
Kansas average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Johnson County, KS  1.74% ($49,739 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.61% ($42,177)
to Jackson County, MO  0.59% ($48,894)
Businesses in Lawrence, KS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger10
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance7
Best Western1Nike1
Big O Tires1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1On The Border1
Burger King3Panera Bread1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle2Pizza Hut3
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Curves1Quality1
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack3
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In4
Dunkin Donuts1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks5
FedEx13Steak 'n Shake1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Ford1Subway7
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile4
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block4Taco Bell3
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Home Depot1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul3
Howard Johnson3UPS19
IHOP1Urban Outfitters1
JCPenney1Vans3
Jimmy John's4Verizon Wireless1
JoS. A. Bank1Volkswagen1
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC2Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Lawrence:

  • KLWN (1320 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lawrence:

  • KJHK (90.7 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lawrence:

  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lawrence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 178Number of bridges
  • 3,028ft / 923mTotal length
  • $40,376,000Total costs
  • 1,570,119Total average daily traffic
  • 138,171Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,738,987Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lawrence, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 181980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 192000-2009
  • 662010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lawrence, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lawrence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 273 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lawrence, KS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 470 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lawrence)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lawrence)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 21 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 ORIGINATED239$144,906382$172,1731,312$171,76562$93,54118$1,038,249195$148,0457$113,013
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$119,00225$179,05765$159,0419$65,8380$09$126,0293$29,297
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$137,55649$128,632238$171,32222$42,1040$034$124,8933$23,427
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$137,13126$179,405176$158,7819$53,5511$2,000,00012$110,9870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$171,0802$138,29530$167,9550$00$02$55,1551$31,780

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Lawrence, KS

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 21 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$197,60966$198,9770$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$186,66417$197,4520$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$224,85511$194,4040$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$121,2401$92,8001$92,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$204,4702$160,3850$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, KS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, KS - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 375. The highest number of reported fires - 491 took place in 2014, and the least - 260 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lawrence, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.8%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lawrence, KS
    • 3,11248.8%Outside Fires
    • 2,18334.2%Structure Fires
    • 1,00215.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 791.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lawrence, KS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • Bismark Inn LP, 1100 N Third, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 , Phone: (785) 749-4040
  • Holiday Inn Convention Center, 200 Mcdonald Dr, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 , Phone: (785) 841-7077, Fax: (785) 841-2799
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 515 Mcdonald Dr, Lawrence, Kansas 66049 , Phone: (785) 842-5721, Fax: (785) 842-8243
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 3411 S Iowa, Lawrence, Kansas 66046 , Phone: (785) 749-7555, Fax: (785) 749-0232
  • Springhill Suites of Lawrence, 1 Riverfront Plz, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 , Phone: (785) 841-2700, Fax: (785) 841-2700
  • Econo Lodge, 2222 W 6th St, Lawrence, Kansas 66049 , Phone: (785) 842-7030, Fax: (785) 842-9668
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 740 Iowa St, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 , Phone: (785) 838-4242, Fax: (785) 838-4343
  • Econo Lodge, 2525 W 6TH, Lawrence, Kansas 66049 , Phone: (785) 841-8410, Fax: (785) 841-1901
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lawrence, Kansas
Most common first names in Lawrence, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26680.3 years
John24075.7 years
William22876.6 years
Robert18873.5 years
Charles17975.9 years
James16471.2 years
Dorothy14980.2 years
George14578.4 years
Helen13681.7 years
Ruth13282.7 years
Most common last names in Lawrence, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12577.9 years
Johnson9875.6 years
Miller7978.0 years
Jones6379.0 years
Brown6175.9 years
Wilson6081.4 years
Davis5874.4 years
Williams5677.1 years
Moore5476.8 years
Anderson5378.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lawrence, KS
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lawrence, KS
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Lawrence compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lawrence on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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