Lawrence County AR Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

Lawrence County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,908
Daytime Population: Workers 5,445
Daytime Population: Residents 10,359
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,804
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 16,224
Population in Familes 13,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 684
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,465
Average Household Income $44,990
Per Capita Income $18,560


Total Housing Units 7,988 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,582 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,134 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,272 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $71,721
Average Home Value $89,442


Total Households 6,716
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,550
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 -0.41% -0.72%
Households -0.45% -0.72%
Families -0.62% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


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, 2017 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 # 47 39th
Population Density # 38 52nd
Diversity Index # 74 3rd
Median Household Income # 49 36th
Per Capita Income # 69 9th

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