MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Lawrence, MA

Lawrence, MA is located in Essex County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Lawrence is about 76,935 with about 4,458 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 80,028.

The Average Home Value is $206,700.00, which is roughly 48% lower than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 9% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $37,255.00, which is roughly 57% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 35% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lawrence is about 9.6%.

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Essex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 45.8% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 62.93%
Republican: 34.11%
Libertarian: 1.26%
Other: 1.25%
Green: 0.45%


Nearby Locations

Methuen, MA (1.52 mi.)
Andover, MA (4.25 mi.)
Ward Hill, MA (4.95 mi.)
Bradford, MA (4.95 mi.)
Haverhill, MA (4.95 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 01840, 01841, 01843
Latitude : 42.691573
Longitude : -71.161102
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 58 ft.
Area Code(s) : 978, 508, 351

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.72
Male Population Estimate : 47.80%
Female Population Estimate : 51.48%
Median Age : 32.6
Male Median Age : 31.4
Female Median Age : 33.7

White Population Estimate : 47.13%
Black Population Estimate : 10.17%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 73.27%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.92%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.47%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.13%
Other Population Estimate : 43.34%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lawrence specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Essex County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Essex County: About 368 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Essex County is about 53% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 22% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.