Lawrence County TN Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 42,634
Population in Households 42,227
Population in Familes 35,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 16,520
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 11,567
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,865 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,655 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,069 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $102,228
Average Home Value $139,473


Median Household Income $36,992
Average Household Income $48,559
Per Capita Income $19,021
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.23%
Households 0.24% 0.2%
Families 0.06% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lawrence County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 64th
Population Density1 # 50 48th
Diversity Index2 # 75 22nd
Median Household Income # 56 42nd
Per Capita Income # 68 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.