Lawrenceville, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Lawrenceville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Lawrenceville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,919 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lawrenceville: Maidenhead.

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Lawrenceville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,919
Population in Households 3,919
Population in Familes 3,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,762
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $115,437
Average Household Income $139,814
Per Capita Income $62,718


Total Housing Units 1,810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,393 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 365 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $266,228
Average Home Value $350,520


Total Households 1,758
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,063
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.1% 0.2%
Households 0.17% 0.18%
Families 0.2% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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, 2018 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 # 300 45th
Population Density # 174 68th
Diversity Index # 275 50th
Median Household Income # 105 81st
Per Capita Income # 82 85th

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