Lawrenceville, GA

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Living in Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 29,873 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Lawrenceville is the 31st largest community in Georgia.

Lawrenceville real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Lawrenceville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lawrenceville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lawrenceville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawrenceville who work in office and administrative support (17.72%), sales jobs (12.37%), and food service (6.03%).

Also of interest is that Lawrenceville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Lawrenceville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.31 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Lawrenceville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.24% of adults in Lawrenceville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lawrenceville in 2010 was $22,671, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,684 for a family of four. However, Lawrenceville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lawrenceville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lawrenceville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lawrenceville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lawrenceville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lawrenceville include English, Irish, German, African, and Romanian.

Lawrenceville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.11%.

The most common language spoken in Lawrenceville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.