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People

Total Population 980
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 304
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 35.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.8%
Median Earnings25+ $25,958
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,688

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,469
% Above Poverty Level 65.5%
% Below Poverty Level 34.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $506
Median House Value $66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lawrence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Van Buren
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49064
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.219
Longitude -86.051

Lawrence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLOOMINGDALE
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station DOWAGIAC 1 W
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station EAU CLAIRE 4 NE
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bangor 1,849 $36,250
Breedsville 249 $21,818
Decatur 2,063 $38,333
Hartford 2,634 $38,333
Paw Paw 3,445 $33,902

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lawrence High Schools

LAWRENCE JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
650 W. ST. JOSEPH STREET
269-674-8232
Serves 400 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

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