Lawrence County AL Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,327
Population in Households 34,098
Population in Familes 29,290
Population in Group Qrtrs 229
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 13,754
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 9,975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,833 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,921 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,723 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $102,278
Average Home Value $129,329


Median Household Income $41,279
Average Household Income $52,823
Per Capita Income $21,291
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.17%
Households 0.12% -0.09%
Families -0.02% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lawrence County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 51st
Population Density1 # 34 51st
Diversity Index2 # 42 39th
Median Household Income # 18 75th
Per Capita Income # 26 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.