Lawrence, KS 66047 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66047: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lawrence, KS 66047

Not Acceptable, USPS
Laurence, KS 66047
Lwrnce, KS 66047

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 274
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,303
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,368
  • County: Douglas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.947, Longitude -95.282
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lawrence, KS 66047 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,776
Population in Households 18,628
Population in Familes 12,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 312
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 7,897
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,717 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,849 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,048 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $243,722
Average Home Value $302,585


Median Household Income $59,259
Average Household Income $81,757
Per Capita Income $34,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.19%
Households 0.84% 1.12%
Families 0.71% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lawrence, KS 66047 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66047 to the other 696 ZIP Codes in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 93rd
Population Density1 # 101 86th
Diversity Index2 # 99 86th
Median Household Income # 119 83rd
Per Capita Income # 57 92nd

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