Lawrence Mercer County, New Jersey

Lawrence: Township in Mercer County, New Jersey

Lawrence locator map
Location of Lawrence on New Jersey map.

About

Lawrence is a township located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,472 and a population density of 1,517 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 32,595 inhabitants.

The township was created 324 years ago in 1697.

Israel Stevens House 2012-09-30 09-46-05 image
Israel Stevens House 2012-09-30 09-46-05
Israel Stevens House 2012-09-30 09-46-05 image

Geography

Lawrence is located at 40°16'26"N 74°40'47"W (40.2740000, -74.6796000). It has 5 neighbors: Ewing, Hamilton, Hopewell, West Windsor and Trenton.

Lawrence map

Weather

Lawrence forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Lawrence Quick Facts

Population : 32,595 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Mercer County
Different from : Lawrence Township
Postal code : 08648
Area : 22.06 km2
Official name : Lawrence Township, Maidenhead Township
Named for : James Lawrence
Altitude : 269 feet / 82 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1697 (324 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:42:03 (17th October 2021)
Density : 1,477 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.69% (2010-2020)
Weather : 63℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Lawrence has 5 neighbours.

  • Ewing township in Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Hamilton township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
  • Hopewell township in Mercer County, New Jersey
  • West Windsor township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
  • Trenton capital of New Jersey, United States and seat of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lawrence decreased by 2.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,472 - census
2011 33,338 -0.4% estimation process
2012 33,244 -0.28% estimation process
2013 33,207 -0.11% estimation process
2014 33,071 -0.41% estimation process
2015 32,878 -0.59% estimation process
2016 32,612 -0.82% estimation process
2017 32,598 -0.04% estimation process
2018 32,524 -0.23% estimation process
2019 32,435 -0.27% estimation process
2020 32,595 0.49% estimation process

Lawrence, Lawrence Station

Schools in Lawrence

College & universities near Lawrence, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
185509 Mercer County Community College West Windsor (NJ) 08550-3407

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lawrence, NJ

Code Name Address Type
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL

Post offices near Lawrence

Post Office Name City ZIP
Circl Post Office Trenton (NJ) 08638

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Trenton 82,957 Capital of New Jersey, United States and seat of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Ewing 36,442 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton 30,879 Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States
West Windsor 28,517 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Robbinsville 14,495 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
White Horse 9,494 Census designated place in New Jersey
Twin Rivers 7,443 Neighborhood
Prospect Park 5,817 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Hightstown 5,276 Borough in Mercer County, New Jersey
Pennington 2,607 Borough of New Jersey
Princeton Junction 2,465 Town
Hopewell 1,897 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Millstone 410 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Lawrence distances to largest New Jersey cities