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Lawrence County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2016: 87,294 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 94,643 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,230
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,737
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 28,660
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,159 (it was 8,431 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 360 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 242 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lawrence County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.3%), Educational, health and social services (21.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years
Males: 42,742  (49.0%)
Females: 44,552  (51.0%)

Lawrence County,PA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,918 ($33,152 in 1999)
This county:

$46,918
Pennsylvania:

$56,907

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $496 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $581)
This county:

$496
State:

$732


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,200 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$107,200
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,400 - $172,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $143,743
Here:

$143,743
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $149,240
Here:

$149,240
State:

$174,860

In 2-unit structures: $68,617
Here:

$68,617
State:

$160,838

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,511
Here:

$119,511
State:

$215,517

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,863
Here:

$180,863
State:

$261,606

Mobile homes: $71,983
Here:

$71,983
State:

$63,841

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,116
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 976
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 184 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 1998: 220 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1999: 229 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2000: 177 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2001: 220 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2002: 191 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2003: 175 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2004: 214 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2005: 169 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2007: 84 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2008: 89 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2010: 103 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2014: 41 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2015: 49 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2016: 70 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2017: 48 buildings, average cost: $225,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Lawrence, PA residents
Average permit cost in Lawrence, PA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,901 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,391 (1.6%)

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: 12.8%
Lawrence County:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

12.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.6% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.4% for American Indian residents, 85.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 48.3% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.0 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 46.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 28.7 years old, American Indian residents: 70.6 years old, Asian residents: 25.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.9 years old, Other race residents: 18.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $465 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Castle, Ellwood City, New Wilmington, Oakwood, New Beaver, New Castle Northwest, Oakland, Bessemer, Ellport, New Bedford.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Lawrence County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.222 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 20.3 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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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 3,916
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,535 (68.6% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

1.8%
Whole state:

6.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2122010 or later
  • 2192000 to 2009
  • 2331990 to 1999
  • 1541980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 680Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 31,292
  • One, attached: 1,136
  • Two: 1,076
  • 3 or 4: 1,192
  • 5 to 9: 1,096
  • 10 to 19: 251
  • 20 to 49: 643
  • 50 or more: 921
  • Mobile homes: 3,004
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 14,819 (90 second mortgage, 2,396 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,533

Here:

56.0% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,11311
Mainline Protestant13,99059
Evangelical Protestant11,73976
Other1,1544
Orthodox7617
Black Protestant7387
None37,613-
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: 15
Lawrence County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Lawrence County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 59
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

28.1%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 124 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,808
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,636
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $145,126
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 33.96%
Corn for grain: 12327 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2195 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5454 harvested acres
Vegetables: 298 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 108 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 271.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 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:

  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2013 to July 12, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4149: October 01, 2013, FEMA Id: 4149, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Tropical Depression Frances, Incident Period: September 08, 2004 to September 09, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1555: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1555, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to September 12, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1485: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1485, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1093: January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: 1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Pennsylvania Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3105: March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: 3105, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3026: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3026, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-340: June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: 340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Italy (12%)
  • Nigeria (9%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Greece (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • Italian (27%)
  • German (15%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,328 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 2,708 (8.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 240 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 437 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 938 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,309 (4.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 965 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 936 people in nursing homes
  • 232 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 198 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 146 people in religious group quarters
  • 130 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 111 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 99 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 99 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 90 people in other group homes
  • 37 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

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

  • 1,037 people in college/university student housing
  • 735 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 62 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 58 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,579.

3.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.38% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($27,779 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($12,998 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.17%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beaver County, PA  0.69% ($37,282 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.46% ($40,677)
from Butler County, PA  0.45% ($45,522)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.37% ($44,176)
from Mahoning County, OH  0.14% ($30,780)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.07% ($29,240)
from Columbiana County, OH  0.06% ($29,750)


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.46% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($24,404 average AGI)
1.92% relocated to other states ($18,792 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.92%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Beaver County, PA  0.64% ($38,316 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.49% ($42,994)
to Mercer County, PA  0.48% ($49,544)
to Butler County, PA  0.44% ($49,122)
to Mahoning County, OH  0.27% ($37,747)
to Trumbull County, OH  0.08% ($31,214)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
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: 20,218 (17,086 aged, 3,132 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,302 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,080)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,127)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,068)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (761)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (607)
  • Unspecified dementia (510)
  • Congestive heart failure (443)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (389)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (361)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (361)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,390
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 381
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 68,164

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 998
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,255
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 115.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 79.8
  • Other - 35.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 87,294
  • In family households: 70,636 (13,017 male householders, 10,493 female householders)
    17,419 spouses, 23,425 children (21,270 natural, 957 adopted, 1,198 stepchildren), 1,983 grandchildren, 638 brothers or sisters, 1,282 parents, 1,307 other relatives, 1,072 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,318 (5,639 male householders (4,706 living alone)), 6,712 female householders (6,004 living alone)), 1,967 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,340

Size of family households: 11,551 2-persons, 5,492 3-persons, 3,863 4-persons, 1,611 5-persons, 846 6-persons, 147 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,710 1-person, 1,471 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

10,449 married couples with children.
4,743 single-parent households (1,055 men, 3,688 women).

95.5% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $657,795,000 ($7,045 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,121,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $310,098,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $192,843,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,330,000
Federal grants: $111,849,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,923,000 ($3,426,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,752,000 ($3,233,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $896,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,384,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,540,000

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

Births: 5,192
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,169
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +106
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -859
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.63 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • 862014 or later
  • 6672010 to 2013
  • 2,3232000 to 2009
  • 2,7311990 to 1999
  • 2,6621980 to 1989
  • 4,1111970 to 1979
  • 3,9561960 to 1969
  • 7,3111950 to 1959
  • 3,4211940 to 1949
  • 13,3501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • 191 room
  • 862 rooms
  • 2453 rooms
  • 2,3864 rooms
  • 5,1975 rooms
  • 6,6506 rooms
  • 4,3947 rooms
  • 3,2888 rooms
  • 4,0879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • 2681 room
  • 5672 rooms
  • 1,1943 rooms
  • 2,3644 rooms
  • 1,9515 rooms
  • 1,6466 rooms
  • 5277 rooms
  • 6588 rooms
  • 3349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1,1601 bedroom
  • 5,2702 bedrooms
  • 14,3563 bedrooms
  • 4,4184 bedrooms
  • 1,1295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
  • 324no bedroom
  • 2,3351 bedroom
  • 3,2852 bedrooms
  • 2,8473 bedrooms
  • 5134 bedrooms
  • 2055+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 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
  • 1,448no vehicle
  • 7,6661 vehicle
  • 10,7292 vehicles
  • 4,8123 vehicles
  • 1,2854 vehicles
  • 4125+ 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
  • 1,960no vehicle
  • 4,7431 vehicle
  • 2,1922 vehicles
  • 5203 vehicles
  • 944 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.5% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Pennsylvania.

Lawrence County:

89.5%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 72,689
  • Other state: 12,651
  • Northeast: 1,699
  • Midwest: 6,994
  • South: 3,183
  • West: 775
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
  • 65.0%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 11.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 974
Here:

12.9%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 272
Here:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,445
Here:

37.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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: $6,535,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,931,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,865,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,970,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,482,000
    Health - Other: $6,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,042,000
    Regular Highways: $3,852,000
    Police Protection: $2,524,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,714,000
    Financial Administration: $1,625,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Housing and Community Development: $765,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $759,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    Parks and Recreation: $225,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,284,000
    Public Welfare: $1,982,000
    Health and Hospitals: $896,000
    General Local Government Support: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $943,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $170,000
    Rents: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $31,170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,599,000
    Other: $2,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,456,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,915,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,535,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,931,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,865,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,970,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,482,000
    Health - Other: $6,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,042,000
    Regular Highways: $3,852,000
    Police Protection: $2,524,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,714,000
    Financial Administration: $1,625,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Housing and Community Development: $765,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $759,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    Parks and Recreation: $225,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,284,000
    Public Welfare: $1,982,000
    Health and Hospitals: $896,000
    General Local Government Support: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $943,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $170,000
    Rents: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $31,170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,599,000
    Other: $2,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,456,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,915,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,535,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,931,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,865,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,970,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,482,000
    Health - Other: $6,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,042,000
    Regular Highways: $3,852,000
    Police Protection: $2,524,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,714,000
    Financial Administration: $1,625,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Housing and Community Development: $765,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $759,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    Parks and Recreation: $225,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,284,000
    Public Welfare: $1,982,000
    Health and Hospitals: $896,000
    General Local Government Support: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $943,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $170,000
    Rents: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $31,170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,599,000
    Other: $2,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,456,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,915,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $6,535,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,931,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,865,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,970,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,482,000
    Health - Other: $6,864,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,042,000
    Regular Highways: $3,852,000
    Police Protection: $2,524,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,714,000
    Financial Administration: $1,625,000
    General - Other: $826,000
    Housing and Community Development: $765,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $759,000
    Libraries: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $284,000
    Parks and Recreation: $225,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,284,000
    Public Welfare: $1,982,000
    Health and Hospitals: $896,000
    General Local Government Support: $139,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $943,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,150,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $170,000
    Rents: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $31,170,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,599,000
    Other: $2,285,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,456,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,906,000
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,915,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,040
  • Number of aged recipients: 219
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,821
  • Number of recipients under 18: 542
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,022
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 476
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,003
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,570
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 drunk 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
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Lawrence County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,45380.4 years
John1,37375.4 years
William1,02174.2 years
Joseph78574.8 years
James75973.2 years
Robert67270.9 years
Charles58575.0 years
Helen58279.9 years
Frank55876.0 years
Anna55181.8 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25476.2 years
Miller23376.3 years
Brown18777.2 years
Shaffer16478.2 years
Jones15275.1 years
Wilson13876.9 years
Williams12574.4 years
Houk12476.6 years
Thompson12076.8 years
Johnson11177.8 years
Businesses in Lawrence County, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDI1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's3McDonald's4
AutoZone2Nike5
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Rite Aid3
Dairy Queen2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears3
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx5Subway8
GNC2Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile3
Goodwill2Taco Bell2
H&R Block4Toyota1
Honda1True Value2
KFC2U-Haul5
Kincaid1UPS8
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"