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Lawrence, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lawrence had a population of 6,769 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lawrence is located at latitude 40.6041 and longitude -73.7128 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lawrence (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.91 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Village of Lawrence (GNIS ID: 2390936) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lawrence is located within Town of Hempstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawrence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lawrence, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,769
Daytime Population: Workers 3,280
Daytime Population: Residents 3,836
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,116
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 6,762
Population in Familes 6,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 1,819
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $155,046
Average Household Income $218,292
Per Capita Income $68,708


Total Housing Units 2,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,754 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $959,274


Total Households 2,129
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 1,647
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.61% 0.52%
Households 0.57% 0.49%
Families 0.47% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Lawrence, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrence to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 281 77th
Population Density # 454 62nd
Diversity Index # 666 44th
Median Household Income # 57 95th
Per Capita Income # 92 92nd

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