Estimated population of Lawrence County, Missouri, on July 1, 2018, was 38,359

                                                                                                                                                                  (Source: U.S. Census)

U.S. Census figures for Lawrence County through the decades:

  • 1850 – 4,859

  • 1860 – 8,846

  • 1870 – 13,067

  • 1880 – 17,583

  • 1890 – 26,228

  • 1900 – 31,662

  • 1910 – 26,583

  • 1920 – 24,211

  • 1930 – 23,774

  • 1940 – 24,637

  • 1950 – 23,420

  • 1960 – 23,260

  • 1970 – 24,585

  • 1980 – 28,973

  • 1990 – 30,236

  • 2000 – 35,204

  • 2010 – 38,634

Lawrence County, Missouri, covers 611.74 square miles. In 2010, there were 63 people per square mile.

(Source: U.S. Census)