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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 288,728 288,005 286,786 285,738 283,425  
  Lawrence County 15,846 15,869 15,880 15,893 15,863  
 Louisa2,4672,4722,4742,4772,473 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Lawrence County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,395 21.4 52,585 18.6  
  16-24 1,545 9.7 34,128 12.0  
  25-44 3,849 24.3 70,297 24.8  
  45-64 4,460 28.1 75,988 26.8  
  65-84 2,413 15.2 44,700 15.8  
  85 and older 201 1.3 5,727 2.0  
  Median Age 40.6   40.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Lawrence County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 15,500 97.7 267,852 94.5  
  Black or African American 54 0.3 8,394 3.0  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 24 0.2 781 0.3  
  Asian 34 0.2 2,122 0.7  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 6 0.0 90 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 245 1.5 4,186 1.5  
  Hispanic Origin 151 1.0 3,706 1.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Lawrence County 15,668 15,378 14,979 14,515  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Lawrence County $25,983 $29,138 12.1 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $18,373- $34,121 $21,745- $38,287    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Lawrence County 6,142 2.57 $35,016  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.