Laurens County, Georgia Population 2018

Laurens County, Georgia's estimated population is 47,330 with a growth rate of -0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, Georgia is the 42nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,330-472-0.99%
201647,8026101.29%
201647,192-239-0.50%
201547,431-200-0.42%
201447,631-40-0.08%
201347,671-88-0.18%
201247,759-85-0.18%
201147,844-544-1.12%
201048,3888,40021.01%
199039,9882,9988.10%
198036,9904,25212.99%
197032,7384251.32%
196032,313-810-2.45%
195033,123-483-1.44%
194033,6069132.79%
193032,693-6,912-17.45%
192039,6054,10411.56%
191035,5019,59337.03%
190025,90812,16188.46%
189013,7473,69436.75%
188010,0532,21928.33%
18707,83483611.95%
18606,9985568.63%
18506,44285715.34%
18405,585-4-0.07%
18305,5891532.81%
18205,4363,226145.97%
18102,2100.00%

Laurens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,096
Black or African American17,500
Asian527
Two or More Races398
Some Other Race253
American Indian and Alaska Native28

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Laurens County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Laurens County, Georgia Median Age

38.4


Total

37.1


Male

39.4


Female

Laurens County, Georgia Adults

There are 35,947 adults, (7,792 of which are seniors) in Laurens County, Georgia.

Laurens County, Georgia Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

25,111

52.53%

Male

22,691

47.47%

Laurens County, Georgia Households and Families

Laurens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family51%49%
Male43.5%56.5%
Female43.1%56.9%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurens County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6222.6562.3
Married7,6903.1981
Non Family5,9121.1851
Female3,1083.8843.1
Male9123.4443.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurens County, Georgia Households

Laurens County, Georgia Education

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9176.03%
9th to 12th Grade3,53311.10%
High School Graduate14,00344.01%
Some College5,00115.72%
Associates Degree2,5157.90%
Bachelors Degree2,5417.99%
Graduate Degree2,3077.25%

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,10317,3183,614
Black10,6038,3611,065
Hispanic59820642
Asian360325109
Multiple Races17016118
Other Race763615
Native American1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 30.28%.

Laurens County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,334$35,498$25,890
Less Than High School$20,451$23,553$15,129
High School Grad$24,336$31,867$18,266
Some College$31,013$35,750$27,608
Bachelors Degree$40,186$47,159$35,096
Graduate Degree$59,067$73,438$53,851

$30,334

Average Earnings

$35,498

Average Male

$25,890

Average Female

Laurens County, Georgia Language

Laurens County, Georgia Language by Age

Laurens County, Georgia Language

96.79% of Laurens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,9296,61839.09%
White27,6665,38619.47%
Hispanic1,16767457.75%
Other25321384.19%
Multiple37310427.88%
Asian5275911.20%
Native281346.43%

27.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.29%

Male Poverty Rate

29.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Other, with 84.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Asian, with 11.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.82%.

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.31%
High School25.58%
Some College14.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.84%

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed31.06%
Female Employed12.02%
Male Employed6.81%

Laurens County, Georgia Income

Laurens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,632$50,750
Families$42,942$60,643
Married Families$57,769$
Non Families$16,627$29,110

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Laurens County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by War

3,427

Number of Veterans

3,147

Male Veterans

280

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,296
First Gulf War685
Second Gulf War360
Korea274
World War II56

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64979
65 to 74859
35 to 54828
75+575
18 to 34186

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1859.62%
Black1,2399.96%
Hispanic293.82%
Asian30.77%

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

9.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Employment Status

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Age

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Laurens County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dublin1621216104-108-0.67%
East Dublin24412381-60-2.46%
Dudley575569-6-1.04%
Dexter575568-7-1.22%
Cadwell528526-2-0.38%
Rentz295292-3-1.02%
Montrose215213-2-0.93%
Allentown 169161-8-4.73%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990