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Lawrence County Statistics

Facts

Land area372.2 square miles
Population Density45.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)16,558
Population change-1.6%
Under 5 years of age5%
Under 1819.2%
65 and over16.3%
Females43.9%
White88.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race3.6
Asian0.3%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American10%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school76%
Had a bachelor degree or higher8.4%
Veterans1,239

Households and Housing

Households4,872
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more80.9%
Median household income$40,145
The Per capita income$14,147
Live below the poverty line13.3%
Housing units6,886
Multi-unit structures8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$65,900
Residents owning their homes78.1%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,242
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$81,715
Retail sales per capita$4,923
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$82,733
Source US Census Data