Lawrence, NY

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Population

6,553

0.414% growth

Median Age

41.7


Median Household Income

$129,609

7.57% decline

Poverty Rate

4.82%


Number of Employees

2,665

0.819% decline

Median Property Value

$889,100

3.87% growth

About

In 2017, Lawrence, NY had a population of 6.55k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $129,609. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lawrence, NY grew from 6,526 to 6,553, a 0.414% increase and its median household income declined from $140,221 to $129,609, a -7.57% decrease.

The population of Lawrence, NY is 96.6% White Alone, 1.8% Asian Alone, and 1.21% Hispanic or Latino. 14.7% of the people in Lawrence, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lawrence, NY are Sh'or Yoshuv Rabbinical College (9 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Lawrence, NY is $889,100, and the homeownership rate is 87.7%. Most people in Lawrence, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lawrence, NY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lawrence, NY employs 2.67k people. The largest industries in Lawrence, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (483 people), and Finance & Insurance (334 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($220,469), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($157,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($123,327).

Median household income in Lawrence, NY is $129,609. Males in Lawrence, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Lawrence, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$129,609

2017 value

± $43,246

-7.57%

1 Year Growth

± 45.1%

Households in Lawrence, NY have a median annual income of $129,609, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $140,221 in 2016, which represents a -7.57% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in Lawrence, NY made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lawrence, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Lawrence, NY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Lawrence, NY by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lawrence, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4116

  2. Census Tract 4111

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lawrence, NY was Census Tract 4116 with a value of $140,391, followed by Census Tract 4111 and N/A, with respective values of $47,974 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Lawrence, NY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lawrence, NY (316 out of 6.55k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    294 ± 139

  2. Black

    18 ± 85

  3. Other

    2 ± 80

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lawrence, NY is White, followed by Black and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.67k

2017 Value

± 425

-0.819%

1 Year decline

± 22.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lawrence, NY declined at a rate of -0.819%, from 2.69k employees to 2.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lawrence, NY, are Sales & Related Occupations (586 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (333 people), and Management Occupations (328 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lawrence, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lawrence, NY, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (586 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (333 people), and Management Occupations (328 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lawrence, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (8.77 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.2 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (3.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lawrence, NY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Management Occupations ($142,895), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($142,697).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.67k

2017 Value

± 425

-0.819%

1 Year decline

± 22.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lawrence, NY declined at a rate of -0.819%, from 2.69k employees to 2.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lawrence, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (483 people), and Finance & Insurance (334 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lawrence, NY, though some of these residents may live in Lawrence, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lawrence, NY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (483 people), and Finance & Insurance (334 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lawrence, NY has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (3.6 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.83 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.68 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lawrence, NY, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($220,469), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($157,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($123,327).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics with $47.2B and Misc. mfg. prods. and $45.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.8% of the population of Lawrence, NY has health coverage, with 64.3% on employee plans, 3.44% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.245% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lawrence, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Lawrence, NY see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1240 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 393 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1202 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in New York see an average of 1202 patients per year. This represents a 0.25% increase from the previous year (1199 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.21%

Uninsured

64.3%

Employer Coverage

3.44%

Medicaid

18.1%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

0.245%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lawrence, NY declined by 39% from 1.98% to 1.21%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lawrence, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lawrence, NY is home to a population of 6.55k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.77% of Lawrence, NY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lawrence, NY is composed of 6.33k White Alone residents (96.6%), 118 Asian Alone residents (1.8%), 79 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.21%), 21 Black or African American Alone residents (0.32%), 2 Two or More Races residents (0.0305%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lawrence, NY are Hebrew (411 speakers), Yiddish (159 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (96 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 16.3

67

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lawrence, NY was 41.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 67. But people in Lawrence, NY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lawrence, NY residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.77%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.77% of Lawrence, NY residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lawrence, NY was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lawrence, NY was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 Lawrence, NY residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Lawrence, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lawrence, NY was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.33k ± 165

  2. Asian Alone

    118 ± 133

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    79 ± 102

In 2017, there were 53.7 times more White Alone residents (6.33k people) in Lawrence, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 118 Asian Alone and 79 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lawrence, NY as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Hebrew

    411 speakers (6.63%)

  2. Yiddish

    159 speakers (2.56%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    96 speakers (1.55%)

14.7% of Lawrence, NY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lawrence, NY was Hebrew. 6.63% of the overall population of Lawrence, NY are native Hebrew speakers. 2.56% speak Yiddish and 1.55% speak Hebrew, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. World War II

    30 ± 35

  2. Vietnam

    28 ± 42

  3. Korea

    15 ± 29

Lawrence, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in World War II, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Lawrence, NY awarded 9 degrees. The student population of Lawrence, NY is skewed towards men, with 104 male students and 0 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lawrence, NY are White (9 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Lawrence, NY by number of degrees awarded are Sh'or Yoshuv Rabbinical College (9 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lawrence, NY are Theological Studies (9 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Lawrence, NY are $9,000 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 5 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Lawrence, NY was Theological Studies with 5 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Lawrence, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

9 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$9,000

Median Private

In 2016, the Lawrence, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sh'or Yoshuv Rabbinical College with 9 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

9

Degrees Awarded to Men

0

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 9 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lawrence, NY, which is N/A times more than the 0 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lawrence, NY were to White students. These 9 degrees mean that there were N/A times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lawrence, NY was $889,100 in 2017, which is 4.09 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $856,000 to $889,100, a 3.87% increase. The homeownership rate in Lawrence, NY is 87.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lawrence, NY have an average commute time of 33.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lawrence, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$129,609

Median Household Income

± $43,246

2.13k

Number of Households

± 356

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.13k households in Lawrence, NY declined from $129,609 from the previous year's value of $140,221.

The following chart displays the households in Lawrence, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$889,100

2017 Median

± $73,427

$856,000

2016 Median

± $67,670

In 2017, the median property value in Lawrence, NY grew to to $889,100 from the previous year's value of $856,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lawrence, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lawrence, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lawrence, NY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lawrence, NY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

87.7%

2017 Homeownership

86%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 87.7% of the housing units in Lawrence, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 86%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lawrence, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lawrence, NY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lawrence, NY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

33.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lawrence, NY have a longer commute time (33.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Lawrence, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62.6%

  2. Public Transit

    17.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    10.2%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lawrence, NY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Worked At Home.

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