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.

Lawrenceville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lawrenceville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawrenceville who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), sales jobs (13.14%), and food service (6.94%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lawrenceville, the average commute to work is 31.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Lawrenceville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lawrenceville, 21.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lawrenceville in 2010 was $20,365, 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 $81,460 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 22.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lawrenceville include English, Irish, German, African, and Romanian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lawrenceville's cultural character, accounting for 23.45% of the city’s population.

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