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Lawrence
  • Suburb of Indianapolis, IN

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

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Lawrence is a suburb of Indianapolis with a population of 49,218. Lawrence is in Marion County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Lawrence offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lawrence there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lawrence and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lawrence are above average.

About

About Lawrence...
Population
49,218

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$193,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,064
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    141.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    127.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    218.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,373.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    388.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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