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Lawrence County, Alabama

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Lawrence County, Alabama
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,924
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,924
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 34,337
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -4.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 34,339
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
19.1%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
78.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
5.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
4.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
76.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,578
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 15,363
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 79.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $107,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,031
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $333
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $540
Building permits, 2019 3
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 12,811
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.57
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 91.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 76.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 59.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 11.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 15.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 41.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 44,120
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 38,941
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 218,020
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 28.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $44,515
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $23,557
Persons in poverty, percent
19.3%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 407
Total employment, 2018 3,304
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 106,608
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,980
All firms, 2012 2,226
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,080
Women-owned firms, 2012 895
Minority-owned firms, 2012 407
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,754
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 239
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,913
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 49.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 690.68
FIPS Code 01079
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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