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Lawrenceville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Lawrenceville Census Designated Place had a population of 4,055 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lawrenceville is located at latitude 40.3026 and longitude -74.7385 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Lawrenceville Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 121 feet.

The Lawrenceville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390044) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lawrenceville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawrenceville: Maidenhead.

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Lawrenceville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,055
Daytime Population: Workers 471
Daytime Population: Residents 1,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,054
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 4,055
Population in Familes 3,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,892
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $106,617
Average Household Income $128,882
Per Capita Income $57,878


Total Housing Units 1,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,447 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $266,615
Average Home Value $336,645


Total Households 1,821
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,103
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.51%
Households 0.68% 0.53%
Families 0.73% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

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, 2017 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 # 298 46th
Population Density # 164 70th
Diversity Index # 282 48th
Median Household Income # 124 77th
Per Capita Income # 84 85th

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