Lawrence County MS Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,464
Population in Households 13,464
Population in Familes 11,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $40,297
Average Household Income $55,776
Per Capita Income $21,836


Total Housing Units 6,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,169 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,102 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $89,068
Average Home Value $114,638


Total Households 5,271
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,692
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 0.49% 0.51%
Households 0.45% 0.48%
Families 0.27% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


Lawrence County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi 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 # 62 26th
Population Density # 51 39th
Diversity Index # 42 50th
Median Household Income # 22 74th
Per Capita Income # 22 74th

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