Lawrence County AR Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,054
Population in Households 16,401
Population in Familes 13,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 653
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,458
Average Household Income $45,932
Per Capita Income $18,800


Total Housing Units 8,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,785 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,953 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,262 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $72,760
Average Home Value $92,032


Total Households 6,738
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,525
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 -0.25% -0.4%
Households -0.35% -0.45%
Families -0.61% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


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, 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 # 48 37th
Population Density # 37 52nd
Diversity Index # 75 1st
Median Household Income # 58 24th
Per Capita Income # 69 9th

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