Lawrence County AR Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,414
Population in Households 16,784
Population in Familes 13,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 630
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 6,924
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,672
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,655 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,269 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,061 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $66,943
Average Home Value $84,533


Median Household Income $33,081
Average Household Income $42,460
Per Capita Income $17,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.14%
Households -0.03% -0.14%
Families -0.3% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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 AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas 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 # 48 37th
Population Density1 # 35 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 74 3rd
Median Household Income # 55 28th
Per Capita Income # 70 8th

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