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Lawrence, MA

City
Population 2005: 82,191
Square miles: 6.96
Metro area: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy


2000 CENSUS DATA
LAWRENCE MA US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 72,043
Square miles (land) 6.96
Population per square mile 10,351.37 809.83 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 34,439 47.8 48.2 49.1
Female 37,604 52.2 51.8 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 19,620 27.2 19.8 21.4
16-24 11,430 15.9 12.9 13.9
25-44 21,860 30.3 31.3 30.2
45-64 12,058 16.7 22.4 22.0
65+ 7,075 9.8 13.5 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 32.13 37.40 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 35,044 48.6 84.5 75.1
Black or African American 3,516 4.9 5.4 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 583 0.8 0.2 0.9
Asian 1,910 2.7 3.8 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 71 0.1 0.0 0.1
Some other race 26,418 36.7 3.7 5.5
Two or more races 4,501 6.2 2.3 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 43,019 59.7 6.8 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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