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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lawrence Township, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 9 years : 124

10 to 14 years : 85

15 to 17 years : 63

18 and 19 years : 39

20 years : 45

21 years : 32

22 to 24 years : 96

25 to 29 years : 128

30 to 34 years : 59

35 to 39 years : 76

40 to 44 years : 156

45 to 49 years : 171

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 94

60 and 61 years : 100

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 40

67 to 69 years : 45

70 to 74 years : 41

75 to 79 years : 57

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 9 years : 106

10 to 14 years : 75

15 to 17 years : 146

18 and 19 years : 51

20 years : 7

21 years : 17

22 to 24 years : 52

25 to 29 years : 110

30 to 34 years : 113

35 to 39 years : 111

40 to 44 years : 128

45 to 49 years : 155

50 to 54 years : 101

55 to 59 years : 117

60 and 61 years : 50

62 to 64 years : 75

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 24

70 to 74 years : 64

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 26

85 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,867

Multiple ancestry : 1,206

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 285


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,018

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 61

Not a U.S. citizen : 268


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 155

5 to 17 years : 599

18 to 24 years : 339

25 to 34 years : 410

35 to 44 years : 471

45 to 54 years : 510

55 to 59 years : 211

60 and 61 years : 150

62 to 64 years : 132

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 154

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 140

5 to 17 years : 456

18 to 24 years : 243

25 to 34 years : 163

35 to 44 years : 244

45 to 54 years : 250

55 to 59 years : 105

60 and 61 years : 47

62 to 64 years : 118

65 to 74 years : 95

75 years and over : 71

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 92

18 to 24 years : 35

25 to 34 years : 159

35 to 44 years : 187

45 to 54 years : 225

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 103

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 116

75 years and over : 37

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 61

25 to 34 years : 75

35 to 44 years : 31

45 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 46


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 999

Female : 933

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 530

Female : 556

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 9

Female : 13

Foreign born:

Male : 157

Female : 172


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,711

Born in other state in the United States : 1,024

Native: born outside the United States : 13

Foreign born : 133


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 557

Now married, except separated : 587

Divorced : 228

Separated : 3

Widowed : 118

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 164

Now married, except separated : 577

Divorced : 190

Separated : 32

Widowed : 31

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 22

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 169

Now married, except separated : 125

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Speak only English : 2,663

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 258

Speak English less than "very well" : 222

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • Other Groups: 775   (21.7%)
  • German: 731   (20.5%)
  • Irish: 363   (10.2%)
  • English: 327   (9.2%)
  • United States Or American: 235   (6.6%)
  • Dutch: 214   (6.0%)
  • Polish: 174   (4.9%)
  • Italian: 113   (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 96   (2.7%)
  • Scottish: 78   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 66   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 54   (1.5%)
  • Croatian: 49   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 44   (1.2%)
  • Danish: 30   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 29   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 20   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 17   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 17   (0.5%)
  • European: 14   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 13   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 4   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lawrence Township, Michigan is 3,369



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lawrence Township, Michigan: 1,695
Female Population in Lawrence Township, Michigan: 1,674


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lawrence Township, Michigan: 41.1
Median Female Resident Age in Lawrence Township, Michigan: 38.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lawrence Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

42.3

Male

41.6

Female

42.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.5

Male

26.5

Female

42.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.3

Male

25.5

Female

32.0

Asian


Both sexes

31.5

Male

41.0

Female

17.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.9

Male

23.4

Female

21.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.8

Male

18.8

Female

15.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.0

Male

21.5

Female

20.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.6

Male

44.3

Female

44.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Lawrence Township, Michigan


  • White: 2,881
  • African American: 65
  • American Indian: 32
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 215
  • Two or More Races: 176



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Lawrence Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 27   (2.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 14   (1.41%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 45   (4.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 85   (8.55%)
  • 9th Grade: 40   (4.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 38   (3.82%)
  • 11th Grade: 39   (3.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 37   (3.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 271   (27.26%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 71   (7.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 136   (13.68%)
  • Associate Degree: 81   (8.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 87   (8.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (1.91%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.4%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (1.97%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.85%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (2.63%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 40   (3.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (2.07%)
  • 10th Grade: 48   (4.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (3.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 41   (3.85%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 347   (32.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 90   (8.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 187   (17.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 61   (5.73%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 83   (7.8%)
  • Master's Degree: 38   (3.57%)
  • Professional School Degree: 12   (1.13%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • Lawrence Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 650 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8233, Students: 790 )

  • Van Buren Isd


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 490 S. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8091, Students: 360 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • Lawrence Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 714 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8231, Students: 406 )

  • Lawrence Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 650 W. St. Joseph Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8232, Students: 368 )

  • Bert Goens Learning Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 490 S. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8091, Students: 251 )

  • Van Buren Voc-tech Center


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 490 S. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064, Phone: (269) 674-8091, )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • Lawrence Community Branch Library


    212 North Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lawrence Township, Michigan


  • American Flight Museum Inc


    4134 Seele Way, Lawrence, KS 66049

  • Boston National Railway Historical Society Inc


    6 Wendell St, Lawrence, MA 01841

  • Clinton Lake Museum


    Clinton Lk, Lawrence, KS 66044

  • Col John W Ripley Memorial Foundation Tr Dtd 01292010


    700 Massachusettes Suite 203, Lawrence, KS 66044

  • Douglas County Historical Society


    1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044

  • Douglas County Historical Society


    1047 Masscht St, Lawrence, KS 66044

  • Immigrant City Archives


    6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

  • Kansas University Endowment Association


    Po Box 928, Lawrence, KS 66044

  • Kansas University Of, Museums, Natural History Museum


    14th St, Lawrence, KS 66044
    http://www.nhm.ku.edu

  • Ku Natural History Museum


    1345 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66047
    http://www.nhm.ku.edu

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lawrence Township, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Lawrence Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Lawrence Township, Michigan


Building


(1) Lawrence Library   (2) Lawrence Police Department   (3) Lawrence Township Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Coburn Cemetery   (2) Hicks Cemetery   (3) Hill Cemetery   (4) Lawrence Village Cemetery   (5) Prospect Lake Cemetery  

Church


(1) East Arlington Church   (2) First Congregational Church   (3) Full Gospel Church   (4) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (5) Lawrence Bible Baptist Church   (6) Lawrence United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of Lawrence   (2) Village Of Lawrence  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 52  

Lake


(1) Baker Lake   (2) Bob Mac Pond   (3) Carroll Lake   (4) Christie Lake   (5) Cornwall Lake   (6) Fisk Lake   (7) Hall Lake   (8) Hillocher Lake   (9) Lake Cora   (10) Nelson Lake   (11) Nicholas Lake   (12) Popendick Lake   (13) Reynolds Lake   (14) Shafer Lake  

Locale


(1) Lake Cora Station Historical   (2) Lawrence Station  

Park


(1) Van Buren County Historical Marker   (2) Van Buren County Poorhouse Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Lawrence   (2) Lawrence Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Lake Cora Post Office Historical   (2) Lawrence Post Office   (3) Prospect Lake Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Allen School   (2) Arlington Heights School   (3) Barnes School   (4) Braybrooks School   (5) Cross School   (6) Hicks School   (7) Hyde School   (8) Lamphere School   (9) Lawrence Elementary School   (10) Lawrence High School   (11) Monroe School   (12) Plopper School   (13) School Number 3   (14) Van Buren Skills Center  

Stream


(1) Brush Creek   (2) Red Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lawrence Township, Michigan

49064 (pop. 3,787)


Cities Nearby Lawrence Township, Michigan

Lawrence Village, MI  (pop. 1,147) 0.7 Miles
Arlington Township, MI  (pop. 1,946) 6.2 Miles
Hartford City, MI  (pop. 2,645) 6.2 Miles
Hartford Township, MI  (pop. 3,123) 6.6 Miles
Paw Paw Township, MI  (pop. 6,872) 6.6 Miles
Decatur Village, MI  (pop. 2,129) 7.8 Miles
Paw Paw Village, MI  (pop. 3,224) 8.0 Miles
Decatur Township, MI  (pop. 3,872) 8.0 Miles
Bangor City, MI  (pop. 1,771) 8.0 Miles
Breedsville Village, MI  (pop. 86) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lawrence Township, Michigan

269



Elevation in Lawrence Township, Michigan is 702.0 ft. (214.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lawrence Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.208622 N        Long: -86.046034 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lawrence Township, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Lawrence Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 56   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 46   (3.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 37   (2.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 187   (12.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 150   (10.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 173   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 326   (22.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 148   (10.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 34   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 45   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 28   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 82   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 118   (8.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,231

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 85

In 3-person carpool : 23

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 10

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 4

Bicycle : 10

Walked : 21

Other means : 40

Worked at home : 45


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 104

5 to 9 minutes : 75

10 to 14 minutes : 178

15 to 19 minutes : 194

20 to 24 minutes : 224

25 to 29 minutes : 135

30 to 34 minutes : 215

35 to 39 minutes : 111

40 to 44 minutes : 66

45 to 59 minutes : 99

60 to 89 minutes : 11

90 or more minutes : 12


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 410

No Social Security income : 923


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

With retirement income : 285

No retirement income : 1,048


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 46

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 42

$20,000 to $24,999 : 65

$25,000 to $29,999 : 54

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 73

$45,000 to $49,999 : 43

$50,000 to $59,999 : 81

$60,000 to $74,999 : 92

$75,000 to $99,999 : 104

$100,000 to $124,999 : 79

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $49,081


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates Limited Partnershp)
  • WNIL (1290 AM; 0.5 kW; Niles, MI; Owner: Pathfinder Communications Corporation)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WSJM (1400 AM; 0.88 kW; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 1.0 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WDOW (1440 AM; 2.3 kW; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Langford Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WLKM (1520 AM; 0.43 kW; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WGTO (910 AM; 1.0 kW; Cassopolis, MI; Owner: Larry Langford, Jr.)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WCSY (103.7 FM; Covert, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • 980512MC (88.7 FM; Saint Joseph, MI; Owner: Superior Communications)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WAYO (89.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Andrews Broadcasting Corp.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • WHPD (92.1 FM; Dowagiac, MI; Owner: Lesea Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WSJM-FM (94.9 FM; Benton Harbor, MI; Owner: Wsjm, Inc.)
  • WLKM-FM (95.9 FM; Three Rivers, MI; Owner: Impact Radio, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; Stevensville, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WCXT (98.3 FM; Coloma, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; Niles, MI; Owner: Marion R. Williams)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; Berrien Springs, MI; Owner: Whfb Broadcast Associates L P)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 139  (17.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 77  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 140  (17.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 34  (4.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 152  (19.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 209  (28.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 118  (16.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 215  (29.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 31  (4.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 97 Farms In Lawrence Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Lawrence Township, Michigan

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 20.4 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 20.4 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 25.3 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 33.7 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 37.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Tulip City


    (about 37.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • South Bend International


    (about 37.3 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 37.3 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 37.4 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 37.5 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.79%

Carpooled

13.27%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.34%

Bicycle

0.14%

Walked

2.03%

Other Means

0.07%

Worked At Home

2.10%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lawrence Township, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 610

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 60

Female householder, no husband present : 149

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 377

Householder not living alone : 137


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 27

Female householder and female partner : 18

Female householder and male partner : 81

All other households : 1,205


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 578

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 53

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 55

Renter-occupied housing units : 94

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 392

Renter-occupied housing units : 122


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 110

$10,000 to $14,999 : 44

$15,000 to $19,999 : 78

$20,000 to $24,999 : 56

$25,000 to $29,999 : 106

$30,000 to $34,999 : 71

$35,000 to $39,999 : 93

$40,000 to $44,999 : 107

$45,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 199

$60,000 to $74,999 : 152

$75,000 to $99,999 : 117

$100,000 to $124,999 : 52

$125,000 to $149,999 : 52

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Total : 1,566


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,333

Vacant : 233


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 108

Built 1990 to 1999 : 218

Built 1980 to 1989 : 142

Built 1970 to 1979 : 341

Built 1960 to 1969 : 182

Built 1950 to 1959 : 121

Built 1940 to 1949 : 88

Built 1939 or earlier : 353


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 573

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 400

Electricity : 175

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 61

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 113

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $69,999 : 40

$70,000 to $79,999 : 43

$80,000 to $89,999 : 118

$90,000 to $99,999 : 76

$100,000 to $124,999 : 244

$125,000 to $149,999 : 110

$150,000 to $174,999 : 57

$175,000 to $199,999 : 83

$200,000 to $249,999 : 71

$250,000 to $299,999 : 29

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 49

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 69

Home equity loan only : 148

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 482

Housing units without a mortgage : 379


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lawrence Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $569,400

Built 2000 to 2004 : $137,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $125,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $110,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $117,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $137,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $67,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $90,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lawrence Township, Michigan: 70.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lawrence Township, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 4 4 $244,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $244,500
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $68,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $68,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $107,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $107,600
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $846,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $846,300


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lawrence Township, MI): $36,944
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lawrence Township): $81,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lawrence Township): $433
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 45.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 27.7%
Electricity: 11.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 10.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Lawrence Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lawrence Township, Michigan

Lakeview Home Health Services


     Address: 822 E Michigan, P O 143, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 4/13/1996

Southwest Michigan Home Care Services, Inc


     Address: 6633 Red Arrow Hwy, Coloma, Michigan 49038
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2004

South Haven Homecare


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/22/1995

Paragon Home Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 5106 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/2007

Bronson Home Health Care


     Address: 820 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/6/1995

Hospitals Close To Lawrence Township, Michigan

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Community Hospital- Watervliet


     Address: 400 Medical Park Dr, Watervliet, Michigan 49098
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Borgess-lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 420 W High Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

South Haven Community Hospital


     Address: 955 S Bailey Ave, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Lawrence Township, Michigan

Lakeview Continuing Care Cente


     Address: 99 Walker St, Lawton, Michigan 49065
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Dowagiac Nursing Home


     Address: 610 Uneta Street, Dowagiac, Michigan 49047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Orchard Grove Extended Care Ce


     Address: 1385 E Empire Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 74%

South Haven Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 850 Phillips, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Countryside Nursing And Rehabilitation Community


     Address: 120 Baseline Rd, South Haven, Michigan 49090
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lawrence Township, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 13 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lawrence Township, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 430
    Disabled Workers: 140
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Van Buren County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.26%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.60%
  • Other 1.13%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Lawrence Township, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Van Buren County, MI

6.52 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,331

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Van Buren County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.17 % ($42,190 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.81 % ($25,498 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.64 % ($25,802 AGI )

Relocation away from Van Buren County, MI

7.05 % of Van Buren County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,608

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Van Buren County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Kalamazoo County , MI 2.15 % ($33,900 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.73 % ($29,186 AGI )
  • Allegan County , MI 0.62 % ($27,717 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Lawrence Township, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Lawrence Township, Michigan

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
08/24/2006, 12:15 am 0 0 $25K $10K
08/03/2003, 02:15 pm 0 0 $25K $10K
04/09/2001, 12:53 am 0 0 $25K $10K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
10/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/02/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/05/2005, 04:07 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/21/2004, 11:20 am 0 0 $10K --
08/02/2002, 12:30 am 0 0 $5K --
06/12/2001, 12:25 am 0 0 $50K --
09/11/2000, 01:38 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/27/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/14/2000, 02:36 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/31/1998, 05:07 am 0 0 $3K --
05/29/1998, 12:04 am 0 0 $3K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Lawrence Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Lawrence Township, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 6 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 563 93 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 8 3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 751 280 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 83 39 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 7,793 3,641 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 1 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 94 187 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 94 93 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
23 11 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
12 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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