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Lawrence is a township in Marion County, in the Indianapolis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Lawrence. For links to other places called Lawrence, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lawrence is 39.88N. The longitude is -86.01W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 120,739.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lawrence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46216 ZIP code.
18% of Lawrence residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrence was $25,784, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Lawrence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lawrence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,116.
Marion County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawrence political report.
The average commute time for Lawrence workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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