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Lawrence County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2016: 61,648 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (25.7%), Educational, health and social services (24.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Lawrence County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years
Males: 30,284  (49.1%)
Females: 31,364  (50.9%)
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Lawrence County,OH real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,705 ($29,127 in 1999)

This county:

$45,705
Ohio:

$52,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $491 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $600)
This county:

$491
State:

$614


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,916 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$107,916
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,676 - $173,878
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

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:

  • 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
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: $1,005 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $813 (0.8%)

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: 17.5%
Lawrence County:

17.5%
Ohio:

14.6%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.4 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.1 years old, Black residents: 33.2 years old, American Indian residents: 20.0 years old, Asian residents: 56.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.1 years old, Other race residents: 34.6 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 ).

2012 air pollution in Lawrence County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 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:

5.2%
Ohio:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 2,743
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 375 (64.2% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 572010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 371990 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: 19,590
  • One, attached: 385
  • Two: 905
  • 3 or 4: 968
  • 5 to 9: 396
  • 10 to 19: 110
  • 20 to 49: 105
  • 50 or more: 279
  • Mobile homes: 4,533
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 8,306 (72 second mortgage, 706 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,864

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Korea (26%)
  • Pakistan (19%)
  • Bangladesh (14%)
  • England (11%)
  • Greece (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • Germany (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (25%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,613 (85.3%)
  • Carpooled: 926 (6.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 81 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 227 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 317 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 624 (4.2%)
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 $43,952.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,223 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
0.98% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($6,826 average AGI)
3.48% relocated from other states ($27,397 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

3.48%
Ohio average:

1.60%

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  1.14% ($38,795 average AGI)
from Boyd County, KY  0.43% ($37,053)
from Greenup County, KY  0.28% ($26,323)
from Wayne County, WV  0.25% ($38,463)
from Scioto County, OH  0.23% ($32,843)
from Gallia County, OH  0.16% ($29,735)
from Franklin County, OH  0.14% ($30,484)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Ohio average:

5.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
0.94% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($6,976 average AGI)
3.34% relocated to other states ($24,217 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

3.34%
Ohio average:

2.02%

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  1.03% ($28,618 average AGI)
to Boyd County, KY  0.49% ($27,056)
to Scioto County, OH  0.30% ($30,031)
to Greenup County, KY  0.25% ($35,222)
to Wayne County, WV  0.21% ($25,489)
to Franklin County, OH  0.19% ($25,548)
to Gallia County, OH  0.11% ($42,739)

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: 61,648
  • In family households: 51,355 (7,706 male householders, 7,741 female householders)
    11,391 spouses, 17,868 children (16,704 natural, 256 adopted, 895 stepchildren), 2,308 grandchildren, 711 brothers or sisters, 895 parents, 1,269 other relatives, 1,558 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,542 (3,438 male householders (2,914 living alone)), 4,455 female householders (3,821 living alone)), 1,628 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 690

Size of family households: 7,777 2-persons, 3,617 3-persons, 2,373 4-persons, 1,160 5-persons, 317 6-persons, 207 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,742 1-person, 1,057 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 16 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

7,550 married couples with children.
3,658 single-parent households (775 men, 2,883 women).

98.3% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 14% 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 Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 1012014 or later
  • 5942010 to 2013
  • 2,8432000 to 2009
  • 4,2621990 to 1999
  • 2,8741980 to 1989
  • 4,9821970 to 1979
  • 3,4931960 to 1969
  • 3,0271950 to 1959
  • 1,7491940 to 1949
  • 3,4271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 431 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 2413 rooms
  • 1,7924 rooms
  • 4,2605 rooms
  • 4,0366 rooms
  • 3,2547 rooms
  • 1,5578 rooms
  • 1,7299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 1411 room
  • 1582 rooms
  • 6073 rooms
  • 2,1714 rooms
  • 1,8155 rooms
  • 8596 rooms
  • 3567 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 1069+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 59no bedroom
  • 3621 bedroom
  • 3,8752 bedrooms
  • 9,7253 bedrooms
  • 2,5614 bedrooms
  • 3965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 176no bedroom
  • 9011 bedroom
  • 2,7402 bedrooms
  • 2,3103 bedrooms
  • 1574 bedrooms
  • 145+ 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 Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 593no vehicle
  • 4,1841 vehicle
  • 7,1712 vehicles
  • 3,4503 vehicles
  • 1,1124 vehicles
  • 5425+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 991no vehicle
  • 2,8371 vehicle
  • 1,9432 vehicles
  • 3543 vehicles
  • 1524 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

88.1% 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:

88.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 24,501
  • Other state: 36,320
  • Northeast: 1,130
  • Midwest: 1,477
  • South: 32,871
  • West: 605
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
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 31.4%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 328
Here:

5.0%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 283
Here:

9.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 247
Here:

11.1%
Ohio:

23.5%

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 2002:

  • Construction - General: $371,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $31,822,000
    Welfare - Other: $15,120,000
    Health Services - Other: $5,577,000
    Regular Highways: $4,925,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,677,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,028,000
    Police Protection: $1,870,000
    Fire Protection: $1,673,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,378,000
    Financial Administration: $1,098,000
    General - Other: $895,000
    Sewerage: $825,000
    General Public Buildings: $615,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $53,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $40,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $402,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $244,000
    General: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Own Hospitals: $1,536,000
    Sewerage: $212,000
    General - Other: $212,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,508,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $25,426,000
    All Other: $2,306,000
    Sewerage: $1,724,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,624,000
    Interest Earnings: $688,000
    Rents: $235,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $12,372,000
    Health & Hospitals: $6,642,000
    Highways: $4,569,000
    All Other: $2,631,000
    General Support: $1,768,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,906,000
    Property: $2,738,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $687,000
    NEC: $50,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,500,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,452,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,305,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,669,000
    Industrial Revenue: $3,500,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $478,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $268,000
    Beginning: $195,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $813,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,961,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,682,000

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
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Persons involved in fatal accidents
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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
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"