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Lawrence
  • Town in Kansas

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Lawrence is a town in Kansas with a population of 95,103. Lawrence is in Douglas County and is one of the best places to live in Kansas. Living in Lawrence offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lawrence there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Lawrence and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Lawrence are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$247,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,038
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    354.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    71.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    35.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    243.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,775.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    175.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    27%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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