Lawrenceville is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,427 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lawrenceville is the 357th largest community in Illinois.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawrenceville who work in healthcare suport services (12.60%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and management occupations (9.95%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.66 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Lawrenceville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Lawrenceville, just 12.38% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lawrenceville in 2010 was $16,197, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,788 for a family of four.
Lawrenceville is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Lawrenceville include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lawrenceville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Yiddish.