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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Lawson Heights is 1,980, which is 15.35% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Lawson Heights population density is 1,294.45 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 277.04 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Lawson Heights is white, which represent 98.28% of the total population. The average Lawson Heights education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,980. #636

Population Growth Since 2000, #1135

Lawson Heights, PA

Population Density, #910

Lawson Heights, PA
1,294.45 per square mile
277.04 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,946 (98.28%, #631)
Black:34 (1.72%, #549)
Hispanic:0 (0.00%, #1198)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #802)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #367)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,709 (86.31%) out of the total population of 1,980 reported first ancestry.

 Lawson Heights, PA% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Arab80.40%, see rank0.49%0.56%
Czech442.22%, see rank0.40%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Dutch261.31%, see rank1.76%1.40%
English22111.16%, see rank7.42%8.02%
French482.42%, see rank1.87%3.34%
German56728.64%, see rank27.27%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.50%0.41%
Hungarian261.31%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish38719.55%, see rank16.97%10.80%
Italian30015.15%, see rank12.13%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.33%1.42%
Polish1939.75%, see rank6.62%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.15%0.44%
Russian422.12%, see rank1.47%0.92%
Scotch-Irish271.36%, see rank1.18%0.99%
Scottish462.32%, see rank1.50%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.74%0.95%
Swedish130.66%, see rank0.82%1.27%
Swiss150.76%, see rank0.51%0.30%
Ukrainian130.66%, see rank0.88%0.31%
American824.14%, see rank5.22%7.12%
Welsh432.17%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 904 (45.66%, see rank)
Females: 1,076 (54.34%, see rank)

Lawson Heights, PA
Male: 45.66%
Female: 54.34%
Male: 48.84%
Female: 51.16%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Lawson Heights, PA
55.70 years old
40.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Lawson Heights, PA
53.80 years old
38.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Lawson Heights, PA
56.60 years old
41.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Lawson Heights, PA% of the Total PopulationPennsylvaniaU.S.
Under 5 years00.00%, see rank5.64%6.36%
5 to 9 years110.56%, see rank5.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years592.98%, see rank6.07%6.59%
15 to 19 years1356.82%, see rank6.84%6.85%
20 to 24 years683.43%, see rank6.86%7.13%
25 to 34 years753.79%, see rank12.38%13.47%
35 to 44 years874.39%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years53527.02%, see rank14.70%14.09%
55 to 64 years26113.18%, see rank13.41%12.29%
65 to 74 years35317.83%, see rank8.32%7.64%
75 to 84 28314.29%, see rank5.18%4.25%
85 years and over1135.71%, see rank2.50%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Lawson Heights, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,707, 100%8,764,740209,056,129
Less Than High School92, 5.39%, see rank11.03%13.67%
High School Graduate701, 41.07%, see rank36.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree530, 31.05%, see rank24.12%29.09%
Bachelor Degree248, 14.53%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree136, 7.97%, see rank10.96%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.54, see rank13.4913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Lawson Heights, PA PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)70100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank86.09%13.91%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)12773.23%, see rank26.77%, see rank87.25%12.75%90.60%9.40%
College3053.33%, see rank46.67%, see rank63.29%36.71%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School4934.69%, see rank65.31%, see rank44.72%55.28%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Lawson Heights, PAPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Households973, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Average Household Size2.03, see rank2.492.63
1 Person Households292, 30.01%, see rank29.56%27.57%
2 or More Person Households681, 69.99%, see rank70.44%72.43%
Family Households (Families)623, 64.03%, see rank64.63%66.22%
Average Family Size2.51, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family507, 52.11%, see rank48.29%48.42%
Nonfamily Households350, 35.97%, see rank35.37%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Lawson Heights, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,910see rank10,512,604252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over847100%, see rank5,082,468123,281,364
Never Married21124.91%, see rank36.13%35.77%
Married51460.68%, see rank52.34%52.04%
Widowed435.08%, see rank3.10%2.57%
Divorced799.33%, see rank8.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,063100%, see rank5,430,136129,692,771
Never Married21720.41%, see rank30.18%29.48%
Married51648.54%, see rank48.71%49.19%
Widowed14914.02%, see rank10.75%9.16%
Divorced18117.03%, see rank10.35%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Lawson Heights, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Native1,96899.39%, see rank93.87%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,77389.55%, see rank73.68%58.73%
Born in Different State1959.85%, see rank18.61%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank1.58%1.42%
Foreign Born120.61%, see rank6.13%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship120.61%, see rank3.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank2.98%7.09%
Born In Europe120.61%, see rank1.34%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank2.36%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.44%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Lawson Heights, PA%PennsylvaniaU.S.
English94697.23%, see rank88.50%79.39%
Spanish131.34%, see rank4.69%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages141.44%, see rank4.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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