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Population (year 2000): 6,522. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,501 (-0.3% change)
Males: 3,164 (48.5%), Females: 3,358 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $104,845 (year 2000)
Median house value: $580,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Lawrence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (14.6%), Polish (9.7%), Russian (7.1%), Hungarian (5.5%), German (5.2%), Italian (3.4%).

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Land area: 3.8 square miles

Lawrence,

For population 25 years and over in Lawrence

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 41.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lawrence village

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

14.4% Foreign born (8.1% Europe, 4.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +252 (+4.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Hempstead, (10.0 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (14.7 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (0.0 miles Lawrence, NY (1.1 miles Cedarhurst, Beach, NY Atlantic (1.4 miles NY (1.5 miles Inwood, NY (1.6 miles Woodsburgh, NY (1.9 miles Woodmere, Atlantic Beach, NY (2.1 miles East Neck, NY (2.2 miles Hewlett


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 4 buildings, average cost: $279,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $425,000

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 73.73 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (38.5%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (17.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -85 (-1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 330 (12.8%)

Average climate in Lawrence, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lawrence,

Lawrence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/7/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Lawrence city center injured 6 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 9/18/1973, a category 2 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers near Lawrence:
  • PENINSULA HOSPITAL CENTER (about 3 miles; FAR ROCKAWAY, NY)
  • LONG BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; LONG BEACH, NY)
  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; VALLEY STREAM, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lawrence:
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lawrence:
  • FLUSHING (about 13 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • SANDS POINT (about 16 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • EVERS (about 17 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak stations near Lawrence:
  • 5 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 15 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 12 $69,440 $69,440 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $45,070 $45,070 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $32,351 $55,458 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 19 $86,747 $54,787 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,399 $31,197 0 $0
Totals for Government 54 $244,007 $54,223 0 $0


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lawrence:
  • ST JOHN'S UNIVERSITY-NEW YORK (about 9 miles; JAMAICA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 15,070)
  • CUNY QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,431)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • CUNY YORK COLLEGE (about 11 miles; JAMAICA, NY; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • CUNY QUEENS COLLEGE (about 11 miles; FLUSHING, NY; FT enrollment: 10,278)
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; FT enrollment: 10,842)
Private high school in Lawrence:
  • RAMBAM MESIVTA (Students: 165; Location: 15 FROST LANE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Lawrence:
  • LAWRENCE MS (Students: 878; Location: 195 BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • 1 SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 260 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 01 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lawrence:
  • HEBREW ACADEMY OF FIVE TOWNS (Students: 830; Location: 33 WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • BRANDEIS SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 25 FROST LANE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HEBREW ACAD LONG BCH HS BOYS (Students: 105; Location: 140 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: 9 - 11; Boys only)
Library in Lawrence:
  • PENINSULA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,971,684; Location: 280 CENTRAL AVENUE; 135,945 books; 4,002 audio materials; 4,003 video materials; 310 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lawrence: Rockaway Hunt Club (A), Cedarhurst Yacht Club (B).

Church in Lawrence: Temple Israel (A).

Lakes and swamps: Sage Pond (A), Lawrence Marsh (B).

Creeks: Bannister Creek (A), Bridge Creek (B).

Beach: Hicks Beach (A).


Lawrence compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lawrence:
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lawrence:
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lawrence:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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