A city of approximately 110,000 people, Lawrence is a diverse and multi-faceted city that provides many of the amenities of a large metropolitan area while still maintaining a strong sense of community. Strategically located in the heart of the country near major waterways, highways and airports, the city is just 45 minutes west of Kansas City, and 30 minutes east of Topeka, the state capital. Lawrence offers a diverse economic base that includes construction, engineering, biosciences, pharmaceutical research/production, industry and tourism. It is also a well established location to start and grow new companies. In 2000, INC. magazine nationally ranked Lawrence 28th on the list of "50 Best Small Metro Areas" based on local business startups in the last 10 years and continued growth.
Lawrence boasts an educated and capable workforce and is consistently ranked as “best state” for business. It has been named one of the best places to retire by U.S. News & World Report and one of America's 10 best college towns by Parents & Colleges. The city was ranked 6th in the nation by the U.S. Census for per capita bachelor degree attainment and is home to two universities: the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Approximately 28,000 students attend KU, which is ranked as one of the nations' most beautiful campuses and is the largest employer in Lawrence. Haskell Indian Nations University is the nation's only inter-tribal university for Native Americans, representing more than 150 tribes from all across the country.
Its growing population, top-ranked educational institutions and unique quality of life make Lawrence a perfect location to live and work.
Call Center Quick Facts
- Closest city: Topeka (25 miles)
- Population: 110,826
- Up to 74,000 square foot facility
- 200 workstations
- 3 training rooms
- Generous parking and Marriott property within walking distance