Lawrence County is located in southernmost Ohio. The County Seat is Ironton and the largest city is Ironton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lawrencecountyohio.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 61,623 and the 2010 census population was 62,450. The land area is 453.37 square miles and there are 137.7 persons per square mile.
95.7% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 85% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,200, there are 24,009 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,365, the median household income is $41,552, and 18.3% of the persons in Lawrence County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,959. Retail sales (in $1000) were $508,772, and sales per capita were $8,107.
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