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Lawrence Jobs Overview

5,972
Job Openings
3.2%
Unemployment Rate
$41,840
Median Base Salary
94k
Population

Lawrence has the 248th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Lawrence area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Lawrence has the 341st largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lawrence is below average at $41,840, and the median cost of a home in Lawrence is $177,900, which is the same as the national average. 53% of workers in Lawrence hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lawrence. 75% of Lawrence workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 11% walk. People in Lawrence spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Lawrence Workforce Center

2920 Haskell Avenue
Suite 2
Lawrence, KS 66046-4642
785-840-9675