Lawrence County TN Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,285
Population in Households 42,878
Population in Familes 36,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $38,459
Average Household Income $51,950
Per Capita Income $20,414


Total Housing Units 18,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,086 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,755 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,962 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $122,139
Average Home Value $150,755


Total Households 16,841
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,745
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.52%
Households 0.42% 0.53%
Families 0.23% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.83%


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, 2018 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 Density # 50 48th
Diversity Index # 76 21st
Median Household Income # 66 32nd
Per Capita Income # 75 22nd

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