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Lawrence County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 61,883 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 62,319 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,115
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,976
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,511
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,883 (it was 6,221 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 455 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 136 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (24.2%), Educational, health and social services (23.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Lawrence County, OH (2017)
    • 58,01793.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,4032.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9631.5%Two or more races
    • 5890.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3010.5%Asian alone
    • 570.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 30,378  (49.1%)
Females: 31,505  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,179 ($29,127 in 1999)
This county:

$47,179
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $615)
This county:

$501
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,546 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$92,546
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,585 - $138,851
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $985
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $384

Institutionalized population: 584

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 63
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 14
Lawrence County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2000: 71 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, OH residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, OH
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,036 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $833 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Lawrence, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lawrence, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lawrence, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
Lawrence County:

16.7%
Ohio:

14.0%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.4 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.2 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 22.1 years old, Asian residents: 56.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.6 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Area name: Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ironton, South Point, Burlington, Coal Grove, Chesapeake, Proctorville, Athalia, Hanging Rock, Rome.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45619Chesapeake102.501.341.190.8663.831.400.401.80
45638Ironton4316.30.13.081.813.57115.871.800.883.13
45645Kitts Hill61.90.70.950.880.4749.710.750.700.85
45669Proctorville34333.40.113.251.8256.91429.61.600.803.70
45678Scottown3100.40.580.53132.290.200.220.40
45680South Point156.80.62.241.691.8682.921.900.782.48
45696Willow Wood10.10.10.10.1  0.100.780.93

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2018 air pollution in Lawrence County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland , Augusta County, Virginia , Edwards County, Illinois , Cooper County, Missouri , Franklin County, Kansas , Roane County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Ohio:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 2,743
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 385 (62.4% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 712010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 361990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.0%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,690
  • One, attached: 395
  • Two: 891
  • 3 or 4: 946
  • 5 to 9: 388
  • 10 to 19: 113
  • 20 to 49: 117
  • 50 or more: 276
  • Mobile homes: 4,760
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 8,382 (69 second mortgage, 685 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,101

Here:

47.1% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55658
Mainline Protestant3,25923
Catholic1,9284
Black Protestant5364
Other1253
None48,046-
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: 10
Lawrence County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Lawrence County:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

11.4%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 101 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $5,793
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $175.35
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,445
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $19,688
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.79%
Corn for grain: 1035 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 753 harvested acres
Vegetables: 60 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 50 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.3 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 289.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 224.8 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to May 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4002: July 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 4002, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 27, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1556: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to March 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1453: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1453, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Ohio Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1321: March 07, 2000, FEMA Id: 1321, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to March 17, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1164: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1164, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 1996 to June 24, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1122: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1122, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Ohio Storms/Floods, Incident Period: January 20, 1996 to January 31, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1097: January 27, 1996, FEMA Id: 1097, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 28, 1990 to July 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-870: June 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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: 12,719 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 953 (6.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 73 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 239 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 288 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 620 (4.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Pakistan (20%)
  • Bangladesh (18%)
  • Korea (16%)
  • England (10%)
  • Greece (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (25%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 511 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Lawrence County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 432 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 49 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,204.

4.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
0.90% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($7,420 average AGI)
3.22% relocated from other states ($28,511 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

3.22%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cabell County, WV  1.17% ($34,572 average AGI)
from Boyd County, KY  0.39% ($30,369)
from Scioto County, OH  0.25% ($40,642)
from Greenup County, KY  0.24% ($33,745)
from Wayne County, WV  0.22% ($48,696)
from Gallia County, OH  0.15% ($30,968)
from Franklin County, OH  0.10% ($24,818)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.05% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($9,220 average AGI)
3.46% relocated to other states ($30,703 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

3.46%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cabell County, WV  0.89% ($31,906 average AGI)
to Boyd County, KY  0.57% ($34,163)
to Scioto County, OH  0.34% ($33,931)
to Greenup County, KY  0.30% ($33,547)
to Wayne County, WV  0.21% ($41,478)
to Gallia County, OH  0.14% ($43,533)
to Franklin County, OH  0.10% ($56,591)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
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: 12,431 (9,047 aged, 3,384 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 848 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,063)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (900)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (879)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (608)
  • Unspecified dementia (470)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (363)
  • Congestive heart failure (330)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (226)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (224)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (216)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,269
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,230
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 52.8. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 59.7
  • Other - 27.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 61,883
  • In family households: 51,492 (7,817 male householders, 7,741 female householders)
    11,478 spouses, 17,868 children (16,708 natural, 245 adopted, 911 stepchildren), 2,264 grandchildren, 653 brothers or sisters, 884 parents, 1,268 other relatives, 1,543 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,612 (3,478 male householders (2,935 living alone)), 4,513 female householders (3,862 living alone)), 1,607 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 699

Size of family households: 7,912 2-persons, 3,566 3-persons, 2,427 4-persons, 1,177 5-persons, 295 6-persons, 197 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,803 1-person, 1,115 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 24 5-persons.

7,512 married couples with children.
3,669 single-parent households (748 men, 2,921 women).

98.0% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $417,952,000 ($6,665 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,863,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $190,403,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $87,138,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,046,000
Federal grants: $128,302,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,651,000 ($274,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,413,000 ($39,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $165,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,350,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,312,000

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

Births: 3,896
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,905
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +61
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +814
Here +13 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.47 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • 1822014 or later
  • 5972010 to 2013
  • 2,8172000 to 2009
  • 4,2241990 to 1999
  • 2,8721980 to 1989
  • 5,1031970 to 1979
  • 3,6151960 to 1969
  • 3,0311950 to 1959
  • 1,7041940 to 1949
  • 3,3711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • 511 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 2893 rooms
  • 1,8494 rooms
  • 4,2185 rooms
  • 4,0256 rooms
  • 3,3507 rooms
  • 1,6088 rooms
  • 1,7619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • 1221 room
  • 1652 rooms
  • 6223 rooms
  • 2,1734 rooms
  • 1,8245 rooms
  • 8466 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • 65no bedroom
  • 3961 bedroom
  • 3,9562 bedrooms
  • 9,8493 bedrooms
  • 2,5964 bedrooms
  • 4035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
  • 155no bedroom
  • 9191 bedroom
  • 2,7902 bedrooms
  • 2,2203 bedrooms
  • 1584 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Ohio 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
  • 607no vehicle
  • 4,2361 vehicle
  • 7,2922 vehicles
  • 3,4733 vehicles
  • 1,1544 vehicles
  • 5595+ 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
  • 962no vehicle
  • 2,7681 vehicle
  • 1,9992 vehicles
  • 3763 vehicles
  • 1894 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

88.4% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 22% lived in Ohio.

Lawrence County:

88.4%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 24,519
  • Other state: 36,588
  • Northeast: 1,117
  • Midwest: 1,483
  • South: 33,508
  • West: 608
Year householders moved into unit in Lawrence County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 320
Here:

4.8%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 313
Here:

10.3%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 235
Here:

10.9%
Ohio:

23.2%

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 - Other: $7,416,000
    Sewerage: $3,213,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $598,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,985,000
    Regular Highways: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,426,000
    Police Protection: $3,201,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,879,000
    Sewerage: $1,656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    Financial Administration: $877,000
    Corrections - Other: $766,000
    General - Other: $736,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $343,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,682,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,232,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $872,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000
    Rents: $285,000
    Special Assessments: $266,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    General - Other: $880,000
    Health - Other: $93,000
    Sewerage: $82,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,668,000
    Other: $5,529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,786,000
    Public Welfare: $4,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,845,000
    Sewerage: $195,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,884,000
    Property: $4,587,000
    Other License: $5,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $7,416,000
    Sewerage: $3,213,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $598,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,985,000
    Regular Highways: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,426,000
    Police Protection: $3,201,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,879,000
    Sewerage: $1,656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    Financial Administration: $877,000
    Corrections - Other: $766,000
    General - Other: $736,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $343,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,682,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,232,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $872,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000
    Rents: $285,000
    Special Assessments: $266,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    General - Other: $880,000
    Health - Other: $93,000
    Sewerage: $82,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,668,000
    Other: $5,529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,786,000
    Public Welfare: $4,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,845,000
    Sewerage: $195,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,884,000
    Property: $4,587,000
    Other License: $5,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $7,416,000
    Sewerage: $3,213,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $598,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,985,000
    Regular Highways: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,426,000
    Police Protection: $3,201,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,879,000
    Sewerage: $1,656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    Financial Administration: $877,000
    Corrections - Other: $766,000
    General - Other: $736,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $343,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,682,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,232,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $872,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000
    Rents: $285,000
    Special Assessments: $266,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    General - Other: $880,000
    Health - Other: $93,000
    Sewerage: $82,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,668,000
    Other: $5,529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,786,000
    Public Welfare: $4,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,845,000
    Sewerage: $195,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,884,000
    Property: $4,587,000
    Other License: $5,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $7,416,000
    Sewerage: $3,213,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $598,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $13,540,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,985,000
    Regular Highways: $5,599,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,507,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,426,000
    Police Protection: $3,201,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,267,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,879,000
    Sewerage: $1,656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,113,000
    Financial Administration: $877,000
    Corrections - Other: $766,000
    General - Other: $736,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $343,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,038,000
    General - Other: $92,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,682,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,232,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $872,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000
    Rents: $285,000
    Special Assessments: $266,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,511,000
    General - Other: $880,000
    Health - Other: $93,000
    Sewerage: $82,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $152,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,668,000
    Other: $5,529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,786,000
    Public Welfare: $4,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,845,000
    Sewerage: $195,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,884,000
    Property: $4,587,000
    Other License: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,814
  • Number of aged recipients: 95
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,719
  • Number of recipients under 18: 434
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,940
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 440
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,018
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,934
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 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 ORIGINATED166$113,361233$106,678936$110,647136$36,5072$171,00091$73,15435$62,486
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$105,64331$109,74287$112,11511$36,7270$09$85,22210$64,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$114,46973$86,507463$105,607190$29,0210$037$51,40549$57,571
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$108,79230$94,333188$121,5489$79,4440$09$83,66713$79,462
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$76,0006$53,33348$108,75011$56,0910$08$48,2502$39,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$121,87017$162,5882$121,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$123,50010$149,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$38,0007$139,5710$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$121,0004$140,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$121,0000$01$171,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lawrence, OH - Value
Most common first names in Lawrence County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary49777.9 years
James46969.5 years
William45672.5 years
John44874.2 years
Charles43172.8 years
Robert24269.5 years
George20074.8 years
Ruth16477.0 years
Helen16078.4 years
Anna15180.1 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26574.9 years
Adkins15672.0 years
Johnson14770.4 years
Wilson12973.1 years
Miller11875.7 years
Webb11274.7 years
Moore10973.7 years
Brown10872.8 years
Jones10375.7 years
Lewis10071.5 years
Businesses in Lawrence County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's4
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
CVS3Nike1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Sam's Club1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value1
KFC2U-Haul3
Kroger1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's4

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  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"