Lawrence County Information

Lawrence in Alabama occupies 718 square miles and has a 2006 population of 34,312, a change from a 2000 population of 34,803 and 31,513 in 1990. 12.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.9% percent is 25-35, and 16.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 28 acts of violent crime reported in Lawrence in 2004, a change from 7 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 686 people: 4.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Lawrence, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLawrence 
StateAlabama 
Land Area718 sq. milesRanked 1,384 of 3,140
Population 200634,312Ranked 1,309 of 3,140
Population 200534,496 
Population 200034,803Ranked 1,259 of 3,140
Population 199031,513Ranked 1,230 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion79.5% 
African American12.1% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American5.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.8% 
Population 5 to 1413.2% 
Population 15 to 2412.8% 
Population 25 to 3412.9% 
Population 35 to 4416.1% 
Population 45 to 5414.4% 
Population 55 to 6412.1% 
Population 65 to 747.5% 
Population 75 and up5.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes287
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes4 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults23 
Total Property Crimes524209
Burglaries151 
Larceny Thefts338 
Motor Vehicle Thefts35 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population16,14116,731
Unemployed Population686738
Unemployment Rate4.3%4.4%

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