Lawrence County AL Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,468
Daytime Population: Workers 7,411
Daytime Population: Residents 20,137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 33,239
Population in Familes 28,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 229
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $44,015
Average Household Income $55,688
Per Capita Income $22,376


Total Housing Units 15,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,418 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,952 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,859 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $109,637
Average Home Value $135,883


Total Households 13,370
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 9,649
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.35% -0.65%
Households -0.29% -0.62%
Families -0.47% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


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, 2017 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 # 36 48th
Population Density # 34 51st
Diversity Index # 45 34th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 24 66th

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