Lawrence - Work & Economy
Lawrence County's median income rose from $31,755 in 2000 to $41,227 in 2009. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the county's total labor force in November 2012 was 12,559, with 544 people or 4.3 percent listed as unemployed. For an in-depth economic profile of Lawrence County, visit the South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development.
Agriculture & Resources
Agriculture contributes significantly to the Lawrence County economy. Click on the link below to see Lawrence County's profile from the 2007 U.S. Census of Agriculture.