Lawrence County TN Information

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Lawrence County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lawrence County TN Housing Affordability Index is 158
State of Tennessee Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lawrence County TN Wealth Index is 50
State of Tennessee Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 43,894
Population in Households 43,487
Population in Families 36,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 407
Population Density 71
Diversity Index1 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,852
Average Household Income $54,369
Per Capita Income $21,165
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,212 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,863 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,971 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $132,259
Housing Affordability Index2 158
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,075
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,925
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% 0.46%
Households 0.52% 0.46%
Families 0.37% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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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, 2019 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 # 74 23rd
Median Household Income # 51 47th
Per Capita Income # 65 33rd

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