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Lawrence,KS index of house prices

Total population: 92,763 (Urban population: 79,445, Rural population: 638 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 39,790 (36,506 occupied: 16,515 owner occupied, 19,991 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,415 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $313,806.

Median contract rent in 2016: $465 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $613)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $490


Median gross rent in Lawrence, KS in 2016: $555

Housing units in Lawrence with a mortgage: 12,644 (274 second mortgage, 889 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,871

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $103,529

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,875

Median monthly housing costs: $1,010


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Lawrence, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $191,500 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$191,500
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $143,200 - $273,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $239,492
Here:

$239,492
State:

$190,494

Townhouses or other attached units: $171,693
Here:

$171,693
State:

$171,869

In 2-unit structures: $23,380
Here:

$23,380
State:

$140,759

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $26,486
Here:

$26,486
State:

$103,033

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,822
Here:

$56,822
State:

$166,919

Mobile homes: $46,921
Here:

$46,921
State:

$47,703
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 95,355
  • In family households: 57,624 (8,163 male householders, 9,702 female householders)
    13,123 spouses, 21,422 children (19,652 natural, 604 adopted, 1,166 stepchildren), 249 grandchildren, 994 brothers or sisters, 1,076 parents, 981 other relatives, 1,914 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30,244 (9,074 male householders (6,127 living alone)), 9,567 female householders (6,400 living alone)), 11,603 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,487

Size of family households: 8,458 2-persons, 3,727 3-persons, 2,935 4-persons, 2,095 5-persons, 650 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,527 1-person, 4,410 2-persons, 1,141 3-persons, 563 4-persons.

12,454 married couples with children.
4,204 single-parent households (588 men, 3,616 women).

88.4% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 7,693 (8.1%)
(32.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1,5902 bedrooms
  • 8,1083 bedrooms
  • 4,6224 bedrooms
  • 2,1685+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 725no bedroom
  • 5,1671 bedroom
  • 7,8842 bedrooms
  • 5,0603 bedrooms
  • 1,0814 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 117no vehicle
  • 3,8771 vehicle
  • 8,2932 vehicles
  • 3,2233 vehicles
  • 9284 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,805no vehicle
  • 10,5231 vehicle
  • 5,6522 vehicles
  • 1,5403 vehicles
  • 4714 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 271 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 8214 rooms
  • 3,0385 rooms
  • 3,3216 rooms
  • 2,6437 rooms
  • 1,7168 rooms
  • 4,8289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 4811 room
  • 1,7962 rooms
  • 4,5963 rooms
  • 4,6964 rooms
  • 4,4625 rooms
  • 1,7386 rooms
  • 1,2267 rooms
  • 5598 rooms
  • 4379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lawrence, KS household income distribution

  • Lawrence, KS household income distribution
  • 2,845Less than $10,000
  • 2,342$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,274$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,682$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,539$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,773$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,507$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,443$40,000 to $44,999
  • 931$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,066$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,094$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,663$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,369$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,534$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,043$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,401$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lawrence, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lawrence, KS
  • 51Less than $10,000
  • 132$10,000 to $14,999
  • 484$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 169$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 97$60,000 to $69,999
  • 185$70,000 to $79,999
  • 67$80,000 to $89,999
  • 312$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,248$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,230$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,679$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,023$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,459$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,465$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,811$300,000 to $399,999
  • 662$400,000 to $499,999
  • 372$500,000 to $749,999
  • 210$750,000 to $999,999
  • 51$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 16$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lawrence, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lawrence, KS
  • 204$100 to $149
  • 104$150 to $199
  • 104$200 to $249
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 226$350 to $399
  • 1,105$400 to $449
  • 784$450 to $499
  • 1,880$500 to $549
  • 2,204$550 to $599
  • 1,078$600 to $649
  • 1,133$650 to $699
  • 1,458$700 to $749
  • 1,251$750 to $799
  • 1,609$800 to $899
  • 1,981$900 to $999
  • 3,076$1,000 to $1,249
  • 428$1,250 to $1,499
  • 455$1,500 to $1,999
  • 546$3,500 or more
  • 284No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,1252010 or later
  • 1,9172000 to 2009
  • 1,0281990 to 1999
  • 1,0881980 to 1989
  • 3491970 to 1979
  • 405Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lawrence population
Lawrence commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,904
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,293
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12,163
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,560
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,853
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,958
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,484
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 705
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,904
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,494
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,709
  • 90 or more minutes: 320
Lawrence, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.7%
Number of people working at home: 1,742 (3.1% of all workers)

Lawrence mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 43,706 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 4,145 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,442 (3%)
  • Railroad: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 529 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 317 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,298 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,515 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 8,074
 Irish: 3,198
 American: 2,874
 English: 2,800
 European: 1,433
 Italian: 636
 Scotch-Irish: 485
 Swedish: 446
 Scottish: 444
 Polish: 440
 French (except Basque): 397
 Norwegian: 316
 Brazilian: 284
 Danish: 246
 African: 218
 Dutch: 215
 Eastern European: 214
 British: 213
 Barbadian: 185
 Czech: 158
 Welsh: 150
 French Canadian: 149
 Scandinavian: 123
 Swiss: 119
 Portuguese: 116
 Russian: 111
 Turkish: 110
 Lithuanian: 89
 Canadian: 87
 Iraqi: 86
 Northern European: 76
 Croatian: 67
 West Indian: 65
 Ukrainian: 56
 Nigerian: 52
 Hungarian: 43
 Belgian: 42
 Finnish: 35
 Czechoslovakian: 34
 Greek: 32
 Austrian: 28
 Slovene: 27
 Bulgarian: 23
 Jamaican: 22
 Armenian: 20
 Cajun: 19
 Arab: 18
 Iranian: 17
 Slovak: 16
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 15
 Ethiopian: 13
 Dutch West Indian: 13
 Luxemburger: 8
 Australian: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Macedonian: 4
 Lebanese: 4
 Latvian: 4
 Somali: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 15%India
  • 13%Mexico
  • 3%Brazil
  • 3%England
  • 3%Japan
  • 3%Canada

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

  • This state: 49,771
  • Other state: 36,436
  • Northeast: 1,283
  • Midwest: 19,428
  • South: 8,727
  • West: 6,998

70% of Lawrence residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Kansas.

Lawrence:

69.6%
State average:

83.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 200
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 206
  • 5th and 6th grade: 132
  • 7th and 8th grade: 86
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 255
  • 11th grade: 169
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 479
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,430
  • Less than 1 year of college: 994
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,312
  • Associate degree: 2,545
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,124
  • Master's degree: 4,163
  • Professional school degree: 1,210
  • Doctorate degree: 906

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 54
  • 11th grade: 195
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 611
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,260
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,390
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,481
  • Associate degree: 1,344
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,338
  • Master's degree: 4,930
  • Professional school degree: 869
  • Doctorate degree: 1,192

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 0.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 0.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 13.9%Females
Lawrence marital status for males
Lawrence marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,238
  • One, attached: 3,563
  • Two: 1,954
  • 3 or 4: 3,288
  • 5 to 9: 2,155
  • 10 to 19: 4,452
  • 20 to 49: 1,873
  • 50 or more: 1,575
  • Mobile homes: 692

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,700

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lawrence:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.1%)
  • Electricity (10.7%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (58.0%)
  • Electricity (39.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 962
Here:

13.5%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 126
Here:

3.2%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 281
Here:

1.4%
Kansas:

15.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)