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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C-
Lawrence County is located in Alabama with a population of 33,288. Living in Lawrence County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Lawrence County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lawrence County are above average.
Population
33,288

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$98,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$531
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Lawrence County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    180.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    30.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    60.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    782.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    993.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    150.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    22%
    13%

Working in Lawrence County

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,779
National
$55,322

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