Lawrence, Kansas 

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Population

93,954

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$46,929

Median Home Price

$211,300

Best Places to Live in Lawrence, Kansas

College town - Northeast Kansas, 40 miles west of Kansas City. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Lawrence, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Lawrence, KS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Attractive downtown
Educated population
Cons
Harsh winters
Home prices
Growth pressure

What Bert Has To Say About Lawrence Metro Area

Home to the University of Kansas, Lawrence is considered one of the more progressive and attractive cities in the state. It is a classic college town with a typical layout and set of college-town amenities, including a pleasant self-contained campus high up on a hill overlooking downtown, plenty of entertainment and a handful of interesting museums. The Kansas Jayhawks basketball team, perennially one of the best, provides a great deal of winter and early spring excitement. To the southwest, manmade Clinton Lake provides recreational opportunities.


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Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Douglas County
Metro Area: Lawrence Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Lawrence
Zip Codes: 66049 66044 66047 66046 66045
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 939 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lawrence jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lawrence's cost of living is 4.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lawrence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Douglas county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lawrence's population is 93,954 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lawrence is Real Estate: $211,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.

SCHOOLS
Lawrence public schools spend $9,942 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Lawrence. More Education



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Housing Market in Lawrence

It's a good time to buy in Lawrence. Home Appreciation is up 5.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lawrence is $211,300.

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Reviews for Lawrence   21 Reviews
Lawrence is a great town - 6/14/2015
I don't know why people have written negative reviews about Lawrence, but I have lived here for two years and love it. The quality of life is great - it is a college... Read More

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Septic tank city USA - 1/14/2014
The traffic is horrible every day of the week including Sunday. The majority of the people I have met here have a very hostile and negative attitude. Property crime is... Read More

Lawrence Kansas isn't for everybody. - 1/9/2014
I have been in Lawrence for over 2 years because of my job. The traffic is horrible every day of the week including Sunday. The majority of the people I have met here... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAWRENCE, KANSAS
66049 66044 66047 66046 66045

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