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Total population: 92,048 (Urban population: 91,315, Rural population: 733 (all nonfarm))

Lawrence,KS index of house prices


Houses: 32,792 (31,435 occupied: 14,412 owner occupied, 17,023 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

54%
State:

53%

Housing density: 1167 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $153,178.


Median contract rent in 2009: $631 (lower quartile is $497, upper quartile is $820)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $723


Median gross rent in Lawrence, KS in 2009: $754


Housing units in Lawrence with a mortgage: 9,602 (1,019 second mortgage, 1,007 home equity loan, 39 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,772


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,581


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,914


Median monthly housing costs: $885





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $172,500 (it was $112,800 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$172,500
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $134,400 - $262,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $179,499
Here:

$179,499
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $139,929
Here:

$139,929
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $126,996
Here:

$126,996
State:

$124,513

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,261
Here:

$140,261
State:

$108,027

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $323,484
Here:

$323,484
State:

$136,758

Mobile homes: $48,363
Here:

$48,363
State:

$34,057

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,154
Here:

$6,154
State:

$58,726

Median year house/condo built: 1984

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 72,133
  • In family households: 47,889 (11,579 male householders, 4,365 female householders)
    12,451 spouses, 16,640 children (15,108 natural, 553 adopted, 979 stepchildren), 377 grandchildren, 562 brothers or sisters, 177 parents, 530 other relatives, 1,208 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,244 (7,674 male householders (4,430 living alone)), 7,817 female householders (5,188 living alone)), 8,753 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,950 (390 institutionalized population)

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 380
  • 4 rooms: 966
  • 5 rooms: 2,859
  • 6 rooms: 2,826
  • 7 rooms: 2,365
  • 8 rooms: 2,257
  • 9 or more rooms: 2,697
  • 1 room: 833
  • 2 rooms: 2,122
  • 3 rooms: 3,621
  • 4 rooms: 4,565
  • 5 rooms: 2,927
  • 6 rooms: 1,785
  • 7 rooms: 646
  • 8 rooms: 249
  • 9 or more rooms: 275
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 345
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,367
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,146
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,684
  • 5+ bedrooms: 854
  • no bedroom: 1,050
  • 1 bedroom: 4,721
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,930
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,268
  • 4 bedrooms: 866
  • 5+ bedrooms: 188
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 252
  • 1 vehicle: 3,781
  • 2 vehicles: 7,188
  • 3 vehicles: 2,489
  • 4 vehicles: 506
  • 5+ vehicles: 196
  • no vehicle: 1,636
  • 1 vehicle: 8,165
  • 2 vehicles: 5,159
  • 3 vehicles: 1,449
  • 4 vehicles: 499
  • 5+ vehicles: 115

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,133
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,547
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,708
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,141
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,046
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,134
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,988
  • 1940 to 1949: 594
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,996

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Lawrence, KS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Lawrence, KS:

  • Less than $10,000: 298
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 149
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 117
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 111
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 105
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 63
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 64
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 161
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 194
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 214
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 226
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 245
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 363
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1429
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2567
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 2042
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1756
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 2439
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1352
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1385
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 549
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 326
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 60
  • $1,000,000 or more: 103
 


Lawrence rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Lawrence:

  • Less than $100: 9 people
  • $100 to $149: 71
  • $150 to $199: 107
  • $200 to $249: 161
  • $250 to $299: 95
  • $300 to $349: 191
  • $350 to $399: 47
  • $400 to $449: 746
  • $450 to $499: 897
  • $500 to $549: 1,086
  • $550 to $599: 1,116
  • $600 to $649: 1,257
  • $650 to $699: 1,556
  • $700 to $749: 1,510
  • $750 to $799: 1,243
  • $800 to $899: 1,920
  • $900 to $999: 1,571
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 2,857
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 738
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 453
  • $2,000 or more: 267
  • No cash rent: 447
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,395
  • 1990 to 1994: 727
  • 1985 to 1989: 549
  • 1980 to 1984: 539
  • 1975 to 1979: 276
  • 1970 to 1974: 73
  • 1970 to 1974: 79
  • 1965 to 1969: 326


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2246
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8884
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11454
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7324
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2563
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 930
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2604
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 995
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1377
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3094
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 767
  • 90 or more minutes: 471
 


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%)
 


Lawrence, KS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 4267
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2456
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2417
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2392
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2276
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2026
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 2074
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1576
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1437
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2660
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2627
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2540
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1028
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 611
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 533
  • $200,000 or more: 515
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 15115
 Other groups: 13261
 English: 6773
 Irish: 6397
 United States or American: 4524
 Italian: 1753
 European: 1475
 French (except Basque): 1466
 Scottish: 1409
 Swedish: 1345
 Scotch-Irish: 1302
 Polish: 1018
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 39540
  • Northeast: 2649
  • Midwest: 17651
  • South: 8058
  • West: 6275

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.2%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 5.1%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 13.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 9.5%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.7%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 2.7%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 5.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 14.7%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 2.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 7.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,473
  • Black householders: $31,521
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $23,892
  • Asian householders: $37,571
  • Some other race householders: $47,764
  • Two or more races householders: $24,620
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $32,177
Lawrence household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Lawrence household income for Black householders
Lawrence household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Lawrence household income for Asian householders
Lawrence household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Lawrence household income for Some other race householders
Lawrence household income for Two or more races householders
Lawrence household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Lawrence marital status for males
Lawrence marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $182,593
  • Black or African American householders: $150,784
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $131,515
  • Asian householders: $195,132
  • Some other race householders: $197,885
  • Two or more races householders: $164,547
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $178,617

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,672
  • One, attached: 2,609
  • Two: 1,965
  • 3 or 4: 3,051
  • 5 to 9: 2,428
  • 10 to 19: 2,620
  • 20 to 49: 1,270
  • 50 or more: 1,697
  • Mobile homes: 1,463
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lawrence:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.6%)
  • Electricity (6.6%)
  • Utility gas (68.5%)
  • Electricity (30.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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