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Lawrence is a terrific city in which to find your new place - you can find wonderful park views or condo apartments available in a good number of different neighborhoods all over the city. Need a certain amenity like a fireplace or a lavender indigo apartment? Use our search filters to find that perfect place in Lawrence.
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Lawrence Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 13.6% 8.6% +5.0% $10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 6.4% +1.4% $15,000 to $19,999 7.7% 6.6% +1.1% $20,000 to $24,999 7.6% 7.1% +0.5% $25,000 to $29,999 7.2% 7.0% +0.2% $30,000 to $34,999 6.4% 7.0% -0.6% $35,000 to $39,999 6.6% 6.4% +0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 5.0% 6.2% -1.2% $45,000 to $49,999 4.6% 5.4% -0.8% $50,000 to $59,999 8.5% 9.6% -1.1% $60,000 to $74,999 8.4% 10.8% -2.4% $75,000 to $99,999 8.1% 9.6% -1.5% $100,000 to $124,999 3.3% 4.2% -0.9% $125,000 to $149,999 1.9% 1.9% +0.0% $150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 1.6% +0.1% $200,000 or more 1.6% 1.7% -0.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.2% 7.3% -3.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 8.7% 13.8% -5.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 12.9% 16.0% -3.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.4% 13.3% -0.9% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.4% 9.9% -0.5% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.5% 6.7% +0.8% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.9% 4.7% +1.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.9% 5.8% +2.1% 50.0% or more 26.1% 14.6% +11.5% Not computed 5.1% 8.0% -2.9%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 41.8% 18.7% +23.1% 25 to 34 years 28.5% 27.1% +1.4% 35 to 44 years 13.0% 20.7% -7.7% 45 to 54 years 7.8% 13.1% -5.3% 55 to 64 years 3.0% 6.6% -3.6% 65 to 74 years 2.2% 5.0% -2.8% 75 to 84 years 2.3% 5.6% -3.3% 85 years and over 1.2% 3.2% -2.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 45.1% 51.6% -6.5% 30 to 44 minutes 21.4% 21.6% -0.2% 45 to 59 minutes 18.3% 8.7% +9.6% 60 or more minutes 15.2% 18.1% -2.9%
Source: 2000 Census
Making Friends with Lawrence
Lawrence is one of the largest cities in Kansas and has a bit of an academic vibe. The city is home to the University of Kansas and the Haskell Indian Nations University. There are nearly 90,000 people who call Lawrence home and many of them are current or former (or future) attendees of one of these schools.
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Lawrence Rental Trends
Most of the apartments around Lawrence are priced right and with the help of our apartment finder, you know you’re always getting the best deal in town. You can easily find studios up to three bedroom places, most of which are in small to medium sized apartment buildings. If you have a tail wagging or purring member in your family (and no, we don’t mean Uncle Larry. Unless that’s what you call your cat), you can easily find pet friendly pads in Lawrence. Check out the table above to see what places are currently going for in this Kansas community.
Lovely, Active Lawrence
The people in town are well educated and friendly and frequently invent excuses to get together and celebrate a holiday, a weekend, or even just a Tuesday. With all the festivities going on year round, apartment renters need to prepare themselves for a lifetime of fun in Lawrence. This is a city with opportunities for an active social life. So get ready to rumble in Lawrence! One of the best ways to meet new friends when you first arrive in a new town is to join a local sports league that plays casual games (and gets together to celebrate both the wins and the losses). Newcomers to Lawrence will find that no matter what their sport of choice, there's a place to play and a team to join. Competitive athletes can join up with a team to play soccer, softball, tennis, or rugby. The parks and recreation department also gives renters a chance to practice fencing and archery. Less hardcore athletes can enjoy knocking over a few pins on the lanes, by joining a league or just play a couple of games with some friends. For athletes who prefer to play against themselves, there are golf courses in town and plenty of trails for hiking, bicycling, or strolling along in search of birds and animals.
Apartment renters in Lawrence can get their fill of art and culture any day of the week. This city is home to a variety of different galleries that feature works by local and internationally recognized artists. It is also home to the Spencer Museum of Art which houses a large collection of permanent works as well as rotating exhibits. There are also art festivals and celebrations that take place within the museum, because nothing goes together quite like fine art and a happening party (just try not to spill wine on the masterpieces). Musicians will be right at home in Lawrence as well, whether sitting back and enjoying the show from the audience or jumping in with the band at a Junkyard Blues show. The presence of two universities in Lawrence has helped the town develop a strong involvement in the arts, making it a mecca for artists of all types from around the state and the nation.
Getting Away from it All
Within Lawrence, there are a number of parks, some of which are used for sports games, some for playgrounds, and some for quiet strolls through the trees. Renters who like to see a little bit of the natural beauty of Kansas don't have to go far to get away from the beautifully manicured parks and thriving city streets. Though most of the natural plains around Lawrence were transformed into farmland over a hundred years ago, there are still ways for residents of this city to get back to nature. Clinton Lake, located just southwest of town, offers boating, fishing, hiking, camping and wildlife viewing.
Average Apartment Rent in Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Lawrence have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In April the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Lawrence apartment cost $583. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Lawrence apartment was $694 in April. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in April was $819. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Lawrence rentals listed below.
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Map & Local Information
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Does Lawrence have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, University of Kansas' Natural History Museum in Lawrence displays its galleries in Dyche Hall on the college's main campus. Open to the public from Tuesday through Sunday, the museum showcases an impressive collection of invertebrate fossils, bird and mammal skeletons, and even a few jackalopes and the famous Comanche horse, all within its beautiful Romanesque style building. Also located within the university, the Spencer Museum of Art (known to locals as the SMA) boasts a diverse collection of art and works of cultural significance with no charge for admission. Established in 1974, the Lawrence Arts Center supports the visual and performing arts with a gallery space, performance space, art studios, and a gallery shop.
Are there big sporting events that people in Lawrence enjoy attending?
Closely followed by many of Lawrence's locals during the winter season, the University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball team is a three-time NCAA champion (in 1952, 1988, and as recent as 2008). The university's football team is also celebrated in town, achieving bowl eligibility in four of the past five years, including their impressive 12-1 record and Orange Bowl championship in the 2007 season. Lawrence's pride for their hometown college teams can be easily observed by the 30 "Jayhawks on Parade" sculptures that are sprinkled throughout the city.
I need to rent something from 5th to 19th October in Lawrence KS. Please contact me, I am interested in pricing information.
It looks like apartments in Lawrence, Kansas, start at around $450 a month for a 1 bedroom.