Lawrence, Kansas 

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Population

93,954

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$46,929

Median Home Price

$210,800

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.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Attractive downtown
-Educated population
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Home prices
-Growth pressure

Local Listings in Lawrence
 $340,000 
746 Ohio St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1814 SqFt
 $359,000 
6318 W 22nd Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3000 SqFt
 $369,900 
2924 Oxford Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 0 | 3193 SqFt

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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Real Estate: For Sale
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 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 0.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lawrence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Lawrence, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lawrence is $210,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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Reviews for Lawrence   24 Reviews
lawrence - 12/21/2015
counting USA, lived in 3 countries, 6 towns. If u rag on traffic n lawrence, u aint lived nowhere. Lawrence is Pyongyang on the Kaw. People here have been proud to have... Read More

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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

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


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66049 66044 66047 66046 66045

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAWRENCE
$340,000
746 Ohio St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$359,000
6318 W 22nd Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$369,900
2924 Oxford Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 0

$339,900
4220 Wimbledon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$317,500
4007 Prairie Rose St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$229,900
2524 Prairie Elm Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$274,900
4128 Wimbledon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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