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Living in Lawrence, KS

Lawrence, Kansas has a growing population of around 90,000 residents, and boasts a number of accolades for its distinctive culture and historic atmosphere. The U.S. National Trust for Historic Preservation included the city among its list of “Dozen Most Distinctive Destinations,” and in 2007, U.S. News and World Report designated Lawrence as one of the nation’s best places to retire—particularly high praise for a city with winter days that go below freezing. Overall, Lawrence has qualities that people of all ages are looking for in a city, from arts and entertainment to education to sports and seasonal outdoor recreation. Downtown Lawrence, particularly Massachusetts Street, is one of the city’s main attractions with its lively collection of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and boutiques, and music venues, not to mention its well-preserved historic architecture. The area also touts a significant number of art galleries and on select Friday nights throughout the year, many of them stay open late for the Downtown Lawrence Gallery Walks, which offers a special tour of the city’s finest exhibits by local and non-local artists.

Many of the exciting cultural attractions and activities that can be found in Lawrence are contributions of the University of Kansas and the Haskell Indian Nations University. The University of Kansas campus is home to the highly acclaimed Spencer Museum of Art, which has been ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 college art museums, as well as the KU Natural History Museum. Also, the Lied Center located on the KU campus is the city’s premier performance arts venue with productions that range from opera to Broadway. The Haskell Indian Nations University enrolls approximately 1,000 students who represent 150 tribes and 50 states, and houses the Haskell Cultural Center, a museum and archive that serves as a major learning center for those interested in Native American studies. Haskell University also boasts the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame, which recognizes prominent Native American athletes such as Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills. Both schools offer excellent athletics programs that involve the community; whether it’s the Haskell Fighting Indians or the KU Jayhawks on the field and court, Lawrence residents have plenty of reason to stand up and cheer.

Lawrence Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 151 homes for sale in Lawrence, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
46% Single Family, 44% Land/lot, 1% Multi Family and 9% Other.

46% Single Family
44% Land/lot
9% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 151
Average Home Size 2,101 ft² / 195 m²
Price Range ($29,900 - $795,000)

Weather in Lawrence

The average high temperatures in Lawrence range from 38 in January to 90 in July

Average home income in Lawrence

The average household income of a Lawrence resident is $66,473 with an average home value of $202,161

Population of Lawrence

Lawrence has 94,924 residents.

Home ownership in Lawrence

The average level of home ownership in Lawrence is 48%.

Education breakdown of Lawrence

Education levels of residents of Lawrence include: highschool 16%, associate 7%, bachelor 32%, graduate 22%.

Households in Lawrence

Lawrence has 37,856 homes, built on average 39 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 151 homes for sale in Lawrence. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 212,081. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Lawrence please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 151 homes for sale in Lawrence, KS are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Lawrence area. Member brokerages representing the 151 homes include McGrew Real Estate and ReeceNichols Real Estate.