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Lawrence, KS

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Young and old alike can enjoy all the nightlife, farm life, and community kinship that Lawrence has to offer. Frequently ranked as one of America's best college towns, as well as one of the top places to retire according to U.S. New and World Report, Lawrence has a little bit of something for everyone. Located in northeastern Kansas, Lawrence is the state's sixth largest city and plays home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University.

Lawrence Apartments

$590

$590 One bedroom in Irving-1408 6th St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$700

$700 Two bedroom in Lawrence-217 Illinois
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$1250

$1250 Three bedroom in Lawrence-812 Connecticut
Beds: 3
Baths: 1

$850

$850 One bedroom in Lawrence-615 615 Ohio
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$650

$650 One bedroom in Lawrence-1 6th St
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

$1200

$1200 Three bedroom in Lawrence-1104 New Jersey St.
Beds: 3
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Lawrence, KS is
22 to 24
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.2%
  • 7.16%
  • 5.24%
  • Female
  • 8.57%
  • 5.75%
  • 5.92%
$809
is average rent in Lawrence, KS
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.09%
  • 8.0%
  • 5.32%
41.92%
of units are available for rent in Lawrence
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1063
  • 220
  • 415
Getting Around in Lawrence, KS

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"Car-Dependent"
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The average commuter time in Lawrence is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 2.95%
  • 6.77%
  • 2.4%

University of Kansas

Known as one of the best college towns in the country, Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas (KU). This public university opened its doors in 1866 and enrolls approximately 25,000 students each semester. KU also ranked at 47 on U.S. News and World Report's list of top public universities in the country for 2014. The university's main campus in Lawrence is over 1,000 acres, with beautiful historic buildings and lots of green space. The university’s sports teams, known as the Kansas Jayhawks, are also loved throughout the town by students and residents alike. With NCAA Division I and Big 12 Conference teams, you can feast your eyes on a city decorated in red and blue quite regularly.

Time at the Replay Lo

When looking for a great show and a good drink special, look no further than the Replay Lounge. This locally owned bar and music venue is one of the most popular in Lawrence. So popular, in fact, it was named one of the top 25 bar venues in the country by Esquire Magazine in 2007. The Replay Lounge hosts a unique music event nearly every night of the week. Typically, this includes a live DJ on the patio and a band on the stage inside. For the hopeful singers out there, Replay also has a popular karaoke night each Monday.

Street Performance Ar

If street performers always seem to catch your attention, then you will love the Lawrence Busker Festival. Busking is the act of performing in public places for money, and Lawrence holds an event each August to celebrate these street performers, whether they are musicians, jugglers, or balloon artists. At the festival, there are five stages with continuous performances, where people can gather for free to enjoy hours of entertainment. One of the best events of the festival is the Busker Ball, which is held at the Granada Theater. It features the best performers of the festival and is followed by an informal meet and greet.