Lawrence County KY Information

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Lawrence County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 16,044
Population in Households 15,936
Population in Familes 13,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,417
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,549
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,605 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,812 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,042 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $82,104
Average Home Value $110,575
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,928
Average Household Income $45,019
Per Capita Income $18,118
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.05%
Households 0.45% 0.22%
Families 0.27% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

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Lawrence County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 72 41st
Population Density1 # 94 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 113 7th
Median Household Income # 90 26th
Per Capita Income # 86 29th

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