Lawrence, IN
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Living in Lawrence

Lawrence is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 49,370 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Lawrence is the 21st largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lawrence is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lawrence is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawrence who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), management occupations (10.55%), and sales jobs (8.90%).

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

The population of Lawrence is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.03% of adults in Lawrence have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lawrence in 2018 was $31,638, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,552 for a family of four. However, Lawrence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lawrence is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lawrence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lawrence residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lawrence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lawrence include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Lawrence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.