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Demographics

People

Total Population2,156
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+872
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$37,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,969

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,750
% Above Poverty Level90.6%
% Below Poverty Level9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.3%
Median Gross Rent$693
Median House Value$115,700

Ancestry

Irish20%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.1%
English10.4%
Italian3.9%
Swedish2.9%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch1.7%
Welsh1.1%
Norwegian1.1%
Swiss0.9%
Czech0.8%
Polish0.5%
German0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Lawson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ray County
Standard Zip Codes64062
Phone Area Codes816
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.43
Approximate Longitude-94.21

Lawson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSMITHVILLE LAKE
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationEDGERTON
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip39 inches
StationHAMILTON 2 W
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 34 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 67 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crystal Lakes331$56,250
Excelsior Estates203$50,250
Excelsior Springs11,480$60,326
Holt498$54,583
Mosby204$58,750
Rayville138$39,306

Lawson Public Schools

Lawson High
600 Bob Gill Dr
ZIP: 64062
(816) 580-7270
High
Total Enrollment 384
Lawson Middle
602 Bob Gill Dr
ZIP: 64062
(816) 580-7279
Middle
Total Enrollment 362
Southwest Elem.
307 W Moss St
ZIP: 64062
(816) 580-7272
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
Watkins Mill Park Camp
25610 Park Rd North
ZIP: 64062
(816) 781-8786
Other
Total Enrollment 48
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