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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Lawrence is a town in Michigan with a population of 974. Lawrence is in Van Buren County. Living in Lawrence offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Lawrence and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lawrence are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$71,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$502
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Lawrence

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,216
National
$55,322
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Lawrence Reviews

1 review
It's a small town with few opportunities but it is humble and easy to live in. Great place for those looking for an easy life without too much noise.
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