Lawrence, NY

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Lawrence Profile


Overview

Lawrence is a somewhat small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,559 people and just one neighborhood, Lawrence is the 268th largest community in New York.

Lawrence home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Lawrence real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Lawrence is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.99% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lawrence is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lawrence who work in sales jobs (19.20%), healthcare (16.49%), and office and administrative support (13.99%).

Of important note, Lawrence is also a village of artists. Lawrence has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lawrence’s character.

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.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Lawrence is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Lawrence is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lawrence a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lawrence has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lawrence’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Lawrence is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Lawrence, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.44 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Lawrence, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lawrence is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Lawrence Demographics

If knowledge is power, Lawrence is a pretty powerful place. 77.03% of the adults in Lawrence have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Lawrence in 2010 was $79,693, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $318,772 for a family of four. However, Lawrence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lawrence include Hungarian, European, Russian, and Italian.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Lawrence, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lawrence 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lawrence 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lawrence 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LAWRENCE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lawrence Senior High School
2 Reilly Rd
Cedarhurst, NY, 11516
09-12
Lawrence Middle School At Broadway Campus
195 Broadway
Lawrence, NY, 11559
05-08
Lawrence Elementary School At Broadway Campus
195 Broadway
Lawrence, NY, 11559
03-05
Lawrence Early Childhood Center At #4 School
87 Wanser Ave
Inwood, NY, 11096
PK-01
Lawrence Primary School At #2
1 Donahue Ave
Inwood, NY, 11096
01-02

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.5% 50.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 56.6% 44.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.8% 5.6%

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