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Lawrence County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 33,452 (9% urban, 91% rural); it was 34,803 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,829
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,143
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,246
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,682 (it was 2,292 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%

Land area: 693 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.1%), Manufacturing (17.6%), Educational, health and social services (11.0%), Wholesale trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lawrence County, AL (2017)
    • 25,43973.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,86411.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7004.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,5764.5%Two or more races
    • 7132.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 180.05%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 16,226  (48.5%)
Females: 17,226  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,334 ($31,549 in 1999)
This county:

$45,334
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $367 (lower quartile is $261, upper quartile is $451)
This county:

$367
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,574 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$105,574
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,804 - $184,013
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 229

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 115
  • Thefts: 239
  • Auto thefts: 28

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 128
  • Thefts: 305
  • Auto thefts: 33
Lawrence County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $297,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $297,100
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $216,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, AL residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $430 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $324 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Lawrence, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lawrence, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lawrence, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
Lawrence County:

15.6%
Alabama:

16.9%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.4% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.2 years old
(Males: 40.9 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 44.1 years old, American Indian residents: 36.1 years old, Asian residents: 44.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.6 years old, Other race residents: 35.8 years old)

Area name: Decatur, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $488 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.

Cities in this county include: Morris Chapel, Hatton, Moulton, Speake-Oakville, Mount Hope, Town Creek, North Courtland, Courtland, Hillsboro.

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

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Neighboring counties: Benton County, Mississippi , Coahoma County, Mississippi , Catoosa County, Georgia , Garvin County, Oklahoma , Montgomery County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Lawrence, AL
County total employment by year in Lawrence, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Lawrence, AL

Current college students: 997
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 220 (43.4% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 742000 to 2009
  • 1051990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.5%

Lawrence County marital status for males Lawrence County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,978
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 158
  • 3 or 4: 278
  • 5 to 9: 330
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 3,538
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 4,712 (52 second mortgage, 244 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,603

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,71161
Mainline Protestant1,17512
Black Protestant9447
Catholic871
Other2-
None16,420-
Lawrence County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lawrence County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lawrence County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

13.0%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.1%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $56,053
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $201.28
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,063
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,575
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.69%
Corn for grain: 10272 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1348 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 44350 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4375 harvested acres
Vegetables: 72 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from Lawrence County 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 198.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 05, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1442: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to November 25, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1399: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1399, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Alabama Freezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1261: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1261, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lawrence

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,147 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 385 (6.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 81 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 76 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 336 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (77%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Romania (3%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Jamaica (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (37%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lawrence County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,126.

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.66% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($31,208 average AGI)
0.79% relocated from other states ($5,607 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

0.79%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, AL  2.70% ($37,238 average AGI)
from Colbert County, AL  0.45% ($42,529)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.26% ($27,733)
from Limestone County, AL  0.25% ($43,571)
from Madison County, AL  0.21% ($25,208)


5.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($33,521 average AGI)
0.54% relocated to other states ($4,326 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

0.54%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morgan County, AL  2.46% ($34,964 average AGI)
to Colbert County, AL  0.51% ($38,466)
to Madison County, AL  0.28% ($34,781)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.26% ($35,067)
to Franklin County, AL  0.21% ($47,500)
to Limestone County, AL  0.19% ($38,864)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,079 (4,435 aged, 1,644 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 617 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lawrence County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (516)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (415)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (316)
  • Congestive heart failure (316)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (230)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (225)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (220)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (158)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (157)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (116)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 99.6
  • Other - 29.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,452
  • In family households: 28,905 (5,044 male householders, 4,046 female householders)
    6,968 spouses, 9,723 children (8,916 natural, 441 adopted, 379 stepchildren), 1,033 grandchildren, 403 brothers or sisters, 529 parents, 583 other relatives, 519 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,278 (1,607 male householders (1,455 living alone)), 2,210 female householders (2,063 living alone)), 430 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 227

Size of family households: 4,381 2-persons, 2,112 3-persons, 1,805 4-persons, 534 5-persons, 160 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,519 1-person, 217 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

4,578 married couples with children.
1,696 single-parent households (518 men, 1,178 women).

98.8% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $175,203,000 ($5,090 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,006,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,593,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,494,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,944,000
Federal grants: $56,328,000
Federal procurement contracts: $789,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,055,000 ($199,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $699,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,973,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,351,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,156
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,802
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -560
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.10 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • 9332014 or later
  • 3762010 to 2013
  • 1,7552000 to 2009
  • 2,9061990 to 1999
  • 2,7581980 to 1989
  • 2,6641970 to 1979
  • 1,9611960 to 1969
  • 1,2791950 to 1959
  • 5841940 to 1949
  • 6701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • 221 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 8054 rooms
  • 2,0395 rooms
  • 2,8006 rooms
  • 2,2347 rooms
  • 9968 rooms
  • 1,0819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • 691 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 2563 rooms
  • 5554 rooms
  • 6735 rooms
  • 5596 rooms
  • 2867 rooms
  • 1218 rooms
  • 899+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • 23no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 1,6052 bedrooms
  • 6,6143 bedrooms
  • 1,4984 bedrooms
  • 2965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Alabama
  • 79no bedroom
  • 3521 bedroom
  • 7722 bedrooms
  • 1,2703 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 239no vehicle
  • 2,4311 vehicle
  • 3,6302 vehicles
  • 2,3983 vehicles
  • 1,0294 vehicles
  • 5695+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 354no vehicle
  • 1,1911 vehicle
  • 7822 vehicles
  • 2483 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

91.9% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Alabama.

Lawrence County:

91.9%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,047
  • Other state: 5,070
  • Northeast: 261
  • Midwest: 1,660
  • South: 2,755
  • West: 399
Year householders moved into unit in Lawrence County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 17.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.9%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 14.9%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 234
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

2.6%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lawrence County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,045,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,496,000
    Regular Highways: $1,806,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Financial Administration: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $134,000
    General - Other: $90,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $543,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $272,000
    Other - Libraries: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,490,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $921,000
    General Local Government Support: $845,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,820,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $883,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,045,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,496,000
    Regular Highways: $1,806,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Financial Administration: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $134,000
    General - Other: $90,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $543,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $272,000
    Other - Libraries: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,490,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $921,000
    General Local Government Support: $845,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,820,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $883,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,045,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,496,000
    Regular Highways: $1,806,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Financial Administration: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $134,000
    General - Other: $90,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $543,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $272,000
    Other - Libraries: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,490,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $921,000
    General Local Government Support: $845,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,820,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $883,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,045,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,496,000
    Regular Highways: $1,806,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,042,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Financial Administration: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $138,000
    Central Staff Services: $134,000
    General - Other: $90,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $543,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $272,000
    Other - Libraries: $32,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,490,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $921,000
    General Local Government Support: $845,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,820,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $883,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,390
  • Number of aged recipients: 200
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,190
  • Number of recipients under 18: 158
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 833
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 399
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 633
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 558
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full 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 ORIGINATED77$117,727100$81,790450$116,531121$17,1572$224,00050$72,76064$34,938
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$90,28614$43,92948$118,33311$27,8180$00$014$38,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$101,45577$53,948223$105,43539$25,2050$011$87,81868$41,912
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$100,07711$124,909135$123,8077$77,8570$05$251,2004$36,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$95,0008$84,62540$136,1755$81,8000$01$325,0004$38,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$105,57120$187,0002$260,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$412,00012$234,8331$278,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$216,3339$202,8890$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$124,0001$278,0001$278,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$275,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, AL - Value
Most common first names in Lawrence County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24071.4 years
William23473.7 years
John14275.9 years
Mary13778.4 years
Robert12272.1 years
Annie9480.8 years
Willie8274.8 years
Thomas7374.4 years
George6172.5 years
Mattie5981.8 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Terry33075.7 years
Smith15876.2 years
Jones10472.1 years
Parker10274.1 years
Hill6874.7 years
Davis6373.7 years
Johnson5772.7 years
Owens5676.5 years
Montgomery5682.3 years
Borden5572.5 years
Businesses in Lawrence County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1