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The Lawrenceville CDP(1) had a population of 3,818 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Lawrenceville is located at latitude 40.2973 and longitude -74.7296 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Lawrenceville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Lawrenceville Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lawrenceville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lawrence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mercer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawrenceville: Maidenhead.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Lawrenceville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,818 (100%)
Population in Households 3,818 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,975 (77.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 3,665
Diversity Index2 45
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,932
Average Household Income $121,872
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $55,446
Wealth Index5 155
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,385 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 352 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $441,512
Average Home Value $437,527
Housing Affordability Index3 99
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,737
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.16% -0.07%
Households 0.02% -0.02%
Families -0.02% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
Owner Occupied HU   0.3%

Lawrenceville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lawrenceville to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 304 44th
Population Density # 180 67th
Median Household Income # 187 66th
Housing Affordability Index # 146 27th
Per Capita Income # 159 71st
Diversity Index # 266 51st

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