Lawrence, Massachusetts 

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Population

79,497

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

Median Income

$34,496

Median Home Price

$277,500

Best Places to Live in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lawrence, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Education
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Lawrence
 $315,000 
21 Packard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1056 SqFt
 $299,900 
21 Packard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1185 SqFt
 $315,000 
353 S Broadway
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1050 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Lawrence
Zip Codes: 01841 01843 01840
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lawrence jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lawrence's cost of living is 14.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lawrence's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Essex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lawrence's population is 79,497 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lawrence is $277,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lawrence public schools spend $15,247 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 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 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Lawrence Real Estate

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Reviews for Lawrence   1 Reviews
One of the last affordable places in metro Boston - 1/26/2006
Natives of the Boston area tend to be a bit provincial and quick to judge people by where they live. Lawrence has had some down years. It lacks the sterling reputation... Read More

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01841 01843 01840

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAWRENCE
$315,000
21 Packard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$299,900
21 Packard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$315,000
353 S Broadway
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$379,900
41 Gilbert St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$329,900
16 Cypress St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$315,000
5 Shawsheen Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$425,000
452 S Union St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

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