Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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High Points

Lawrenceville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lawrenceville Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lawrenceville People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lawrenceville College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lawrenceville Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Lawrenceville Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 2% trophy Lawrenceville Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
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Top 4% trophy Lawrenceville Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
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Top 16% Lawrenceville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Comparing Lawrenceville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 6
Age of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Lawrenceville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Trenton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Mercer
Standard Zip Codes 08648
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.297
Longitude -74.73

Lawrenceville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Lawrenceville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,081 100%
Male 1,860 45.6%
Female 2,221 54.4%
Under 18 986 24.2%
18+ 3,095 75.8%
65+ 411 10.1%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.99
White 3,596 88.1%
African-American 146 3.6%
Asian 257 6.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 22 0.5%
Mixed Race 57 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 141 3.5%

Lawrenceville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
Italian 16.7%
Irish 12.5%
German 9.6%
Polish 9.5%
English 8.2%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
Hungarian 1.6%
European 1.6%
US/American 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
Swiss 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
British 1%
Greek 0.8%
Afghan 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Other Arab 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Israeli 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Estonian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
African 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Egyptian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Iranian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lawrenceville 4,081 $98,972
Ewing 35,707 $67,618
Hopewell 2,035 $91,205
Pennington 2,696 $107,089
Princeton 14,203 $102,957
Trenton 85,403 $36,681
West Windsor 21,907 $127,877

Starbucks in Lawrenceville

(As of 2005)
Mercer Mall
301 Mercer Mall
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Student/teacher ratio: 16

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