Lawrence, Nebraska

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Lawrence is a village in Nuckolls County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 312 at the 2000 census.



Lawrence is located at 40°17′30″N 98°15′33″W / 40.291612°N 98.259188°W / 40.291612; -98.259188 (40.291612, -98.259188).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 312 people, 157 households, and 94 families residing in the village. The population density was 752.2 people per square mile (293.8/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 402.6/sq mi (157.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.40% White, 1.60% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.

There were 157 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 39.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 36.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $25,089, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $23,500 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,634. About 8.2% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.


In 2007, Business Week Magazine named Lawrence the 17th best place in the United States to raise children


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