Lawrence, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 32,792 housing units in Lawrence. This represents a 26.6% growth from 25,893 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 32,548 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 244 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lawrence is about 45.8%. Lawrence's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.1%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lawrence were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.30%
One Bedroom16.20%
Two Bedrooms30.20%
Three Bedrooms32.70%
Four Bedrooms14.30%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$118,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$116,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$454

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan8.10%
Simple Mortgage60.90%
Debt Free22.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%