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Lawrence is a township in Tuscarawas County, in the New Philadelphia-Dover metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Lawrence. For links to other places called Lawrence, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lawrence is 40.637N. The longitude is -81.458W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 938 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,241.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lawrence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tuscarawas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44697 ZIP code.
33% of Lawrence residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lawrence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lawrence was $20,200, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Lawrence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lawrence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $982.
Tuscarawas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lawrence political report.
The average commute time for Lawrence workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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