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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 15,452. Its county seat is Lawrenceville.

Lawrence County, IllinoisLawrence County, Illinois Geography

Crawford County to the north
Knox County, Indiana to the east
Wabash County to the south
Richland County to the west History
Nine townships make up Lawrence County. They are:

Russell Townships
As of the census of 2000, there were 15,452 people, 6,309 households, and 4,252 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (42/mi²). There were 7,014 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.97% White, 0.76% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 6,309 households out of which 28.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% were non-families. 29.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 91.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,361, and the median income for a family was $37,050. Males had a median income of $28,428 versus $18,727 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,070. About 10.70% of families and 13.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.30% of those under age 18 and 8.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Sand Barrens

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