Lawrence, a town in Kansas, has a population of approximately 94,000. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to feel right at home, as they account for an above-average percentage of the population, while middle-aged professionals appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 33, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Kansas. By a slim 55%-45% margin, renters hold a slight majority over homeowners in Lawrence. At $935/month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.
Lawrence residents have an average commute of about 21 minutes. Many residents (47%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used much. Not many residents (3%) commute to work on foot, though the number is higher than the national average.
There are four primary industries in Lawrence: education, retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 33% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. Lawrence workers take home an average annual income of about $65,000, a bit less than the state average. Lawrence's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Lawrence has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 15% have a Bachelor's degree.