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Lawrence, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $181,300 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$181,300
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,400 - $237,900
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 72,133

Size of family households: 7,242 2-persons, 3,869 3-persons, 3,131 4-persons, 1,168 5-persons, 369 6-persons, 165 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,618 1-person, 3,906 2-persons, 1,242 3-persons, 597 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 35 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

10,168 married couples with children.
3,806 single-parent households (840 men, 2,966 women).

90.1% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,964 (6.2%)
(27.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 16no bedroom
  • 3451 bedroom
  • 2,3672 bedrooms
  • 7,1463 bedrooms
  • 3,6844 bedrooms
  • 8545+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 1,050no bedroom
  • 4,7211 bedroom
  • 6,9302 bedrooms
  • 3,2683 bedrooms
  • 8664 bedrooms
  • 1885+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 252no vehicle
  • 3,7811 vehicle
  • 7,1882 vehicles
  • 2,4893 vehicles
  • 5064 vehicles
  • 1965+ vehicles

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

  • 1,636no vehicle
  • 8,1651 vehicle
  • 5,1592 vehicles
  • 1,4493 vehicles
  • 4994 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 161 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 3803 rooms
  • 9664 rooms
  • 2,8595 rooms
  • 2,8266 rooms
  • 2,3657 rooms
  • 2,2578 rooms
  • 2,6979+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence, Kansas:

  • 8331 room
  • 2,1222 rooms
  • 3,6213 rooms
  • 4,5654 rooms
  • 2,9275 rooms
  • 1,7856 rooms
  • 6467 rooms
  • 2498 rooms
  • 2759+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 4,267Less than $10,000
  • 2,456$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,417$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,392$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,276$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,026$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,074$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,576$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,437$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,660$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,627$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,540$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,028$100,000 to $124,999
  • 611$125,000 to $149,999
  • 533$150,000 to $199,999
  • 515$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Lawrence, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Lawrence, KS
  • 451Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 214$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $69,999
  • 220$70,000 to $79,999
  • 192$80,000 to $89,999
  • 356$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,121$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,029$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,196$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,809$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,340$200,000 to $249,999
  • 822$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,711$300,000 to $399,999
  • 667$400,000 to $499,999
  • 473$500,000 to $749,999
  • 50$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Lawrence, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Lawrence, KS
  • 63Less than $100
  • 136$100 to $149
  • 329$150 to $199
  • 41$200 to $249
  • 204$300 to $349
  • 823$350 to $399
  • 1,041$400 to $449
  • 940$450 to $499
  • 1,763$500 to $549
  • 1,137$550 to $599
  • 1,808$600 to $649
  • 1,259$650 to $699
  • 1,155$700 to $749
  • 564$750 to $799
  • 1,515$800 to $899
  • 1,272$900 to $999
  • 1,733$1,000 to $1,249
  • 526$1,250 to $1,499
  • 836$1,500 to $1,999
  • 332$2,000 or more
  • 310No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,3951995 to March 2000
  • 7271990 to 1994
  • 5491985 to 1989
  • 5391980 to 1984
  • 2761975 to 1979
  • 731970 to 1974
  • 791965 to 1969
  • 326Before 1965
Lawrence commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,246
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8,884
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11,454
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,324
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,563
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 930
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,604
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 995
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,377
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,094
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 767
  • 90 or more minutes: 471
Lawrence, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,422 (3.2% of all workers)

Lawrence mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 33,591 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 4,556 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 445 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 46 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 557 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,331 (8%)
  • Other means: 150 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,422 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 15,115
 Other groups: 13,261
 English: 6,773
 Irish: 6,397
 United States or American: 4,524
 Italian: 1,753
 European: 1,475
 French (except Basque): 1,466
 Scottish: 1,409
 Swedish: 1,345
 Scotch-Irish: 1,302
 Polish: 1,018
 Norwegian: 936
 Dutch: 883
 Subsaharan African:: 506
 Welsh: 487
 British: 403
 Russian: 389
 Czech: 384
 Danish: 354
 Iranian: 315
 Arab:: 311
 Greek: 291
 Swiss: 264
 French Canadian: 230
 African: 202
 Austrian: 166
 Croatian: 140
 Nigerian: 130
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 128
 Hungarian: 127
 Czechoslovakian: 121
 Lithuanian: 112
 Northern European: 109
 Lebanese: 108
 Canadian: 107
 Belgian: 106
 Other Arab: 105
 Finnish: 93
 Jamaican: 84
 Ukrainian: 79
 Ethiopian: 74
 Yugoslavian: 73
 Portuguese: 66
 Scandinavian: 61
 Eastern European: 52
 Arab/Arabic: 48
 Pennsylvania German: 47
 Luxemburger: 44
 German Russian: 39
 Ghanian: 34
 Armenian: 34
 Celtic: 33
 Israeli: 33
 Egyptian: 32
 Australian: 27
 South African: 27
 West Indian: 27
 Romanian: 26
 Slovak: 26
 Estonian: 24
 Other Subsaharan African: 20
 Turkish: 19
 Icelander: 19
 Haitian: 17
 Slavic: 15
 Cypriot: 14
 Bulgarian: 14
 Serbian: 13
 Basque: 12
 Zairian: 11
 Iraqi: 10
 Latvian: 10
 Acadian/Cajun: 9
 Syrian: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Albanian: 8
 New Zealander: 8
 Ugandan: 8
 Brazilian: 6

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

  • 10%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Korea
  • 6%Japan
  • 6%India
  • 5%United Kingdom
  • 4%Mexico
  • 4%Iran

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

33% of Lawrence residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Kansas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 60
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 19
  • 5th and 6th grade: 41
  • 7th and 8th grade: 231
  • 9th grade: 170
  • 10th grade: 178
  • 11th grade: 199
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 441
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,598
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,049
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,362
  • Associate degree: 825
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,286
  • Master's degree: 2,292
  • Professional school degree: 906
  • Doctorate degree: 1,201

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 69
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 97
  • 7th and 8th grade: 325
  • 9th grade: 167
  • 10th grade: 239
  • 11th grade: 386
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 295
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,922
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,285
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,230
  • Associate degree: 1,126
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,672
  • Master's degree: 3,074
  • Professional school degree: 423
  • Doctorate degree: 563

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.7%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 7.3%Females
Lawrence marital status for males
Lawrence marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lawrence:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 665
Here:

9.9%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 142
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 853
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

13.8%

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)