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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Housing
    B
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C+
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    A-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    C+
Lawrence County is located in Indiana with a population of 45,619. In Lawrence County, most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Lawrence County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
45,619

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$115,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$684
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Lawrence County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    37.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    22.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    240.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,085.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    202.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Lawrence County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,092
National
$55,322

Lawrence County Reviews

3 reviews
Lawrence County has good people, churches, and businesses. However, it lacks entertainment and has a drug problem.
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Small town in southern Indiana. Very beautiful in rural areas. Plenty of shopping areas and restaurants.
Great area with a lot of opportunities to explore nature. The atmosphere is very warm and welcoming.