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Lawrence Township
  • Town in New Jersey

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

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Lawrence Township is located in New Jersey with a population of 32,614. Lawrence Township is in Mercer County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Lawrence Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lawrence Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Lawrence Township and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Lawrence Township are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$326,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,672
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    74
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    33.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    256.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,197
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    67.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Lawrence Township

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,690
National
$62,843

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