Lawrenceville has the 1023rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Lawrenceville is part of the Atlanta metro area. Unemployment in the Atlanta area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlanta has the 10th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lawrenceville is below average at $49,430, and the median cost of a home in Lawrenceville is $119,400, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Lawrenceville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lawrenceville. 79% of Lawrenceville workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Lawrenceville spend an average of 31 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.