Lawrence County, IN

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2022 Population
45,113
0.0443% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.5
0.462% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
2.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,210
6.94% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,700
17.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lawrence County, IN had a population of 45.1k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $64,210. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lawrence County, IN declined from 45,133 to 45,113, a −0.0443% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,041 to $64,210, a 6.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lawrence County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.876%), White (Hispanic) (0.718%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.7%).

None of the households in Lawrence County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Lawrence County, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lawrence County, IN was $146,700, and the homeownership rate was 79.3%.

Most people in Lawrence County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawrence County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lawrence County, IN is home to a population of 45.1k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.22% of Lawrence County, IN residents were born outside of the country (549 people).

In 2022, there were 47.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.6k people) in Lawrence County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 896 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 395 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Lawrence County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lawrence County, IN was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lawrence County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.6k ± 276
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    896 ± 159
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    395 ± 173
1.8%
Hispanic Population
811 people

In 2022, there were 47.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.6k people) in Lawrence County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 896 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 395 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.8% of the people in Lawrence County, IN are hispanic (811 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lawrence County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
549 people
1.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
659 people

As of 2022, 1.22% of Lawrence County, IN residents (549 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lawrence County, IN was 1.46%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,105 ± 268
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    635 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    454 ± 165

Lawrence County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lawrence County, IN employs 21.4k people. The largest industries in Lawrence County, IN are Manufacturing (4,754 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,600 people), and Retail Trade (2,355 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,162), Public Administration ($75,709), and Information ($62,944).

Occupations

21.4k
2022 Value
± 1,108
1.47%
1 Year growth
± 7.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lawrence County, IN grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 21.1k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lawrence County, IN, are Production Occupations (3,097 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,174 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,930 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lawrence County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.4k
2022 Value
± 1,108
1.47%
1 Year growth
± 7.38%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lawrence County, IN grew at a rate of 1.47%, from 21.1k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lawrence County, IN, are Manufacturing (4,754 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,600 people), and Retail Trade (2,355 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lawrence County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Lawrence County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,047
Median earning men ± $4,395
$31,672
Median earning women ± $2,028

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,929), Public Administration ($79,102), and Information ($70,682).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,681), Public Administration ($42,750), and Wholesale Trade ($41,964).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 371
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 271
    Manufacturing
  3. 217
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lawrence County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 74.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.2%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lawrence County, IN was $146,700 in 2022, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,500 to $146,700, a 17.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Lawrence County, IN is 79.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lawrence County, IN have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lawrence County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lawrence County, IN is $64,210. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lawrence County, IN was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $76,861, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9511, with respective values of $67,234 and $64,282.

Property

$146,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,048
$14,974
Median Property Taxes
±$886

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lawrence County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lawrence County, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.3%
Homeownership
2022
66.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.3% of the housing units in Lawrence County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9511

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lawrence County, IN was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $76,861, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9511, with respective values of $67,234 and $64,282.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lawrence County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,210
Median Household Income
± $3,797
18.9k
Number of Households
± 1,025

In 2022, the median household income of the 18.9k households in Lawrence County, IN grew to $64,210 from the previous year's value of $60,041.

The following chart displays the households in Lawrence County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lawrence County, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (9.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.42%)

In 2022, 83% of workers in Lawrence County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.8%) and those who worked at home (4.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lawrence County, IN have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.24% of the workforce in Lawrence County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lawrence County, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lawrence County, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lawrence County, IN (4.74k out of 44.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lawrence County, IN is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Lawrence County, IN has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lawrence County, IN see 2836 patients per year on average, which represents a 18% increase from the previous year (2404 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2275 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1264 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,836 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lawrence County, IN

Primary care physicians in Lawrence County, IN see an average of 2,836 patients per year. This represents a 18% increase from the previous year (2,404 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lawrence County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.13%
Uninsured
47%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lawrence County, IN declined by 1.76% from 7.26% to 7.13%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43.2 in Lawrence County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.6% in Lawrence County, IN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10% in Lawrence County, IN.

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