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Lawrence Park is a township in Erie County, in the Erie metro area.

The community was named for James Lawrence, captain of the ship Chesapeake in the War of 1812

The latitude of Lawrence Park is 42.152N. The longitude is -80.023W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 571 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,048.


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Median household income
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$40,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lawrence Park demographic reports
Developed by General Electric as a residential area for employees. Company plants built turbines here for submarines and destroyers in World War I
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.

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26% of Lawrence Park residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrence Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrence Park was $19,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Lawrence Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lawrence Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $728.


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Erie County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawrence Park political report.

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The average commute time for Lawrence Park workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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