Lawrenceville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lawrenceville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Lawrenceville had a population of 4,294 as of July 1, 2016. Lawrenceville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lawrenceville is located at latitude 38.7263 and longitude -87.6874 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lawrenceville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 469 feet.

The City of Lawrenceville (GNIS ID: 2395649) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lawrenceville is located within Township of Lawrence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawrenceville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lawrenceville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,294
Population in Households 4,290
Population in Familes 3,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,957
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 2,034
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,159 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 875 (37.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $64,639
Average Home Value $78,103


Median Household Income $34,190
Average Household Income $51,273
Per Capita Income $24,210
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.45%
Households -0.02% -0.35%
Families -0.11% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Lawrenceville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrenceville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 366 73rd
Population Density1 # 291 79th
Diversity Index2 # 625 54th
Median Household Income # 1305 5th
Per Capita Income # 847 38th

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