Lawrence, Massachusetts 

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Population

79,497

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$34,496

Median Home Price

$277,500

Best Places to Live in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Regional center/Capital city - Central Massachusetts coast at the head of Boston Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lawrence, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Education
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Traffic and sprawl
Economic cycles
Cost of living
 $349,900 
102 Olive Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1742 SqFt
 $169,900 
N/A
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1670 SqFt
 $299,900 
2 Tudor Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1714 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Boston-Cambridge-Newton Metro Area

Boston is widely viewed as the intellectual and historic capital of the United States. It is a cosmopolitan city with a complete set of services, a broad range of amenities, and a rich tradition and culture almost unmatched in the rest of the country. The metro area defined as Boston-Quincy actually includes downtown and areas mostly south of city into Norfolk and Plymouth County. Suburbs to the west and northwest are covered in the Cambridge-Newton-Framingham metro area (see page TK); northern suburbs to New Hampshire are covered in Essex County (page TK).


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QUICK FACTS

City: Lawrence
Zip Codes: 01841 01843 01840
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 29 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lawrence is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lawrence jobs have increased by 4.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lawrence's cost of living is 7.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lawrence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lawrence, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Essex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lawrence's population is 79,497 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lawrence is $277,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lawrence public schools spend $15,247 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Lawrence. More Education



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Housing Market in Lawrence

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Reviews for Lawrence   1 Reviews
One of the last affordable places in metro Boston - 1/26/2006
Natives of the Boston area tend to be a bit provincial and quick to judge people by where they live. Lawrence has had some down years. It lacks the sterling reputation... Read More

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01841 01843 01840

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$349,900
102 Olive Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$169,900
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Bed 4 | Bath 2

$299,900
2 Tudor Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$329,800
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

$339,900
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