Lawrence County IL Information


Lawrence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,470
Population in Households 13,881
Population in Familes 11,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,589
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $44,258
Average Household Income $59,257
Per Capita Income $22,864


Total Housing Units 6,936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,429 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,549 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 958 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $77,833
Average Home Value $110,623


Total Households 5,978
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,898
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.26% -0.61%
Households -0.3% -0.65%
Families -0.48% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.54%


Lawrence County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois 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 # 66 36th
Population Density # 55 46th
Diversity Index # 30 72nd
Median Household Income # 87 16th
Per Capita Income # 94 9th

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