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Lawrence County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 12,601 (all rural); it was 13,258 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,089
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,080
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,247
Renter-occupied apartments: 909 (it was 793 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

30%

Land area: 431 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.7%), Educational, health and social services (28.5%), Manufacturing (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lawrence County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (33.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 6,136  (48.7%)
Females: 6,465  (51.3%)
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Lawrence County,MS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,309 ($28,495 in 1999)

This county:

$39,309
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $345, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$450
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,090 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$97,090
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,489 - $146,087

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $133,851
Here:

$133,851
State:

$168,885

Townhouses or other attached units: $343,695
Here:

$343,695
State:

$280,569

Mobile homes: $60,075
Here:

$60,075
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $896
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,200
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $681 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $596 (0.6%)

Lawrence County household income distribution in 2013 Lawrence County home values distribution in 2013 Lawrence County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.3%
Lawrence County:

20.3%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.6 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 36.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 45.5 years old, Other race residents: 39.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $571 a month.

Cities in this county include: Monticello, New Hebron, Silver Creek.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lawrence County: Alloway Landing (A), Parker Landing (B), Pandella Landing (C), Natchez Country Club (D), Cowpen Point Landing (E), Jackson Point Landing (F), Kienstra Landing (G), Natchez-Adams County Port (H), Giles Landing (I), Eureka Landing (J), Cerro Gordo Landing (K), Briar Landing (L), Carthage Landing (M), Liberty Road Volunteer Fire Department (N), Foster Mound Volunteer Fire Department (O), Lake Montrose Volunteer Fire Department (P), Kingston Volunteer Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lawrence County include: Pilgrim Church (A), Pine Mount Church (B), Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church (C), Providence Missionary Baptist Church (D), Saint James Church (E), Riverside Church (F), Washington Baptist Church (G), Washington United Methodist Church (H), Saint James Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tate Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), Clemont Cemetery (3), Foster Cemetery (4), Rucker Cemetery (5), Roaring Dale Cemetery (6), Farrar Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Fields Lake (A), Blue Hole (B), Pipe Lake (C), Thornburg Lake (D), Long Lake (E), Marengo Lake (F), Briars Chute (G), Forked Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Becks Bay (A), Anthony Branch (B), Cane Bayou (C), Washout Bayou (D), Saragossa Bayou (E), Sandy Bayou (F), Saint Catherine Creek (G), Wades Bayou (H), Tango Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lawrence County include: Sandy Creek State Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Natchez State Park (2), Natchez Trace Parkway (3), Pipes Lake Recreation Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Comanche County, Texas , Wayne County , Irwin County, Georgia , Sabine County, Texas , Trinity County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 458
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 0 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

0.0%
Whole state:

2.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,369
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 72
  • 5 to 9: 76
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 1,442
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 1,618 (95 second mortgage, 66 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,179

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,24035
Mainline Protestant9475
Black Protestant4952
Other3111
Catholic221
None3,914-
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: 4
Lawrence County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lawrence County:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

13.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.1%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 156 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,484
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $125.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,050
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,058
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.81%
Corn for grain: 2921 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lawrence County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 4794873.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/17/1987, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.7 miles away from the 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 209.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 422.6 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 282.8 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:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 05, 1998, Emergency Declared EM-3132: September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 3132, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 16, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-678: April 16, 1983, FEMA Id: 678, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (12%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,590 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 306 (9.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 20 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 80 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 209 (6.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
59 people in nursing homes
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,756.

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.63% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($20,673 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($9,185 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.41%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lincoln County, MS  0.88% ($29,162 average AGI)
from Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.55% ($25,130)
from Forrest County, MS  0.26% ($25,545)
from Hinds County, MS  0.26% ($22,636)


6.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.89% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($23,054 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($7,094 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.64%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln County, MS  0.89% ($30,921 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.63% ($23,296)
to Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.42% ($35,500)
to Rankin County, MS  0.33% ($33,357)
to Copiah County, MS  0.31% ($24,615)
to Simpson County, MS  0.31% ($25,385)
to Forrest County, MS  0.28% ($19,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.9%
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: 2,846 (2,058 aged, 788 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 495 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (175)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (139)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (110)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (100)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (91)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (83)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (71)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (54)
  • Congestive heart failure (53)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (44)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,998
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 186
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,321

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,355
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,601
  • In family households: 11,142 (1,463 male householders, 1,976 female householders)
    2,538 spouses, 3,878 children (3,532 natural, 92 adopted, 253 stepchildren), 670 grandchildren, 141 brothers or sisters, 82 parents, 246 other relatives, 142 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,457 (659 male householders (612 living alone)), 722 female householders (709 living alone)), 84 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,810 2-persons, 703 3-persons, 502 4-persons, 323 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,321 1-person, 61 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

1,673 married couples with children.
755 single-parent households (100 men, 655 women).

99.7% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,360,000 ($7,241 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,160,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,923,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,410,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $316,000
Federal grants: $21,200,000
Federal procurement contracts: $646,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,864,000 ($2,146,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $557,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,430,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,175,000

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

Births: 1,013
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 722
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -36
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.00 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built in Lawrence County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 1062014 or later
  • 2962010 to 2013
  • 6682000 to 2009
  • 8021990 to 1999
  • 1,3171980 to 1989
  • 1,2491970 to 1979
  • 8391960 to 1969
  • 4491950 to 1959
  • 1111940 to 1949
  • 3051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 101 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 1853 rooms
  • 3594 rooms
  • 1,0485 rooms
  • 1,0716 rooms
  • 4467 rooms
  • 3178 rooms
  • 2709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 171 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 813 rooms
  • 2684 rooms
  • 3725 rooms
  • 1946 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 16no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 6572 bedrooms
  • 2,3213 bedrooms
  • 6114 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1051 bedroom
  • 3012 bedrooms
  • 5043 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 172no vehicle
  • 1,0101 vehicle
  • 1,4382 vehicles
  • 7473 vehicles
  • 3524 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 127no vehicle
  • 4731 vehicle
  • 3482 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

93.0% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Mississippi.

Lawrence County:

93.0%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 10,145
  • Other state: 2,463
  • Northeast: 145
  • Midwest: 466
  • South: 1,646
  • West: 203
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.2%Electricity
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 24.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 69
Here:

5.1%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

8.9%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

8.6%
Mississippi:

9.8%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,198,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $6,473,000
    Regular Highways: $1,579,000
    Police Protection: $870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $582,000
    Central Staff Services: $510,000
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000
    Financial Administration: $408,000
    Correctional Institutions: $374,000
    General - Other: $373,000
    Health - Other: $300,000
    General Public Buildings: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000
    Libraries: $102,000
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $351,000
    Health - Other: $60,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    General - Other: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $407,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Central Staff Services: $117,000
    Police Protection: $81,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    General Public Building: $46,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,842,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $6,473,000
    All Other: $203,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $51,000
    All Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000
    Sale of Property: $140,000
    Interest Earnings: $118,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $105,000
    Rents: $91,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,754,000
    General Local Government Support: $548,000
    All Other: $500,000
    Health and Hospitals: $237,000
    Public Welfare: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,645,000
    Other License: $120,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,214,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,878,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $395,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,330,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $913,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 593
  • Number of aged recipients: 66
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 527
  • Number of recipients under 18: 83
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 352
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 158
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 263
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 264
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Lawrence County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12870.7 years
John9973.0 years
Willie7274.0 years
Mary7178.7 years
William6370.5 years
Robert5271.8 years
Charles4268.5 years
George4074.6 years
Annie4076.3 years
Thomas3370.9 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13972.6 years
Davis6168.1 years
Brown5474.5 years
Bridges5071.5 years
Berry4577.0 years
Lambert4573.2 years
Wilson4576.3 years
Williams4476.0 years
Lee4079.1 years
King3874.6 years

Businesses in Lawrence County, MS

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1

Lawrence County on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"