Laurens County, South Carolina Population 2018

Laurens County, South Carolina's estimated population is 66,848 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, South Carolina is the 21st largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201766,8484060.61%
201666,442-129-0.19%
201666,5711370.21%
201566,434-53-0.08%
201466,4872880.44%
201366,199-65-0.10%
201266,264-217-0.33%
201166,481-47-0.07%
201066,5288,43614.52%
199058,0925,87811.26%
198052,2142,5015.03%
197049,7132,1044.42%
196047,6096351.35%
195046,9742,7896.31%
194044,1852,0914.97%
193042,094-466-1.09%
192042,5601,0102.43%
191041,5504,16811.15%
190037,3825,77218.26%
189031,6102,1667.36%
188029,4446,90830.65%
187022,536-1,322-5.54%
186023,8584511.93%
185023,4071,8238.45%
184021,5847213.46%
183020,8633,18117.99%
182017,6822,70018.02%
181014,9822,17316.96%
180012,8093,47237.19%
17909,3370.00%

Laurens County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,727
Black or African American16,610
Two or More Races1,467
Some Other Race1,249
Asian224
American Indian and Alaska Native120
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

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

Laurens County, South Carolina 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, South Carolina Median Age

40.8


Total

39.6


Male

42.1


Female

Laurens County, South Carolina Adults

There are 51,559 adults, (11,096 of which are seniors) in Laurens County, South Carolina.

Laurens County, South Carolina Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

34,287

51.60%

Male

32,155

48.40%

Laurens County, South Carolina Households and Families

Laurens County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurens County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male53.1%46.9%
Female51.3%48.7%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurens County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4652.5170.1
Married11,7572.9585.7
Non Family7,5511.2160.6
Female4,3993.3651.3
Male1,7583.1153.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurens County, South Carolina Households

Laurens County, South Carolina Education

Laurens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2027.11%
9th to 12th Grade6,05713.45%
High School Graduate15,63234.71%
Some College9,69221.52%
Associates Degree4,0749.05%
Bachelors Degree4,0569.01%
Graduate Degree2,3175.15%

Laurens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,20526,2605,397
Black10,9498,401830
Hispanic1,33765758
Other Race6423184
Multiple Races38234658
Asian1087937
Native American624114
Islander2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.26%.

Laurens County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,213$31,512$23,515
Less Than High School$17,820$20,275$12,094
High School Grad$24,751$28,658$21,394
Some College$31,234$37,730$24,930
Bachelors Degree$38,849$44,137$32,295
Graduate Degree$46,427$48,523$45,726

$27,213

Average Earnings

$31,512

Average Male

$23,515

Average Female

Laurens County, South Carolina Language

Laurens County, South Carolina Language by Age

Laurens County, South Carolina Language

95.46% of Laurens County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,8247,86917.96%
Black15,9863,49921.89%
Hispanic2,8091,31446.78%
Other1,23056445.85%
Multiple1,40936726.05%
Asian1587144.94%
Native1146758.77%

20.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.43%

Male Poverty Rate

22.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina is Native, with 58.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina is White, with 17.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.97%
High School15.54%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.30%
Male Unemployed33.51%
Female Employed11.78%
Male Employed7.99%

Laurens County, South Carolina Income

Laurens County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,848$51,440
Families$46,469$56,429
Married Families$59,344$67,596
Non Families$21,423$36,049

Laurens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Laurens County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Laurens County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Laurens County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by War

4,749

Number of Veterans

4,503

Male Veterans

246

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,830
First Gulf War753
Second Gulf War592
Korea432
World War II283

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,222
35 to 541,158
75+1,052
55 to 64904
18 to 34413

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,78510.15%
Black8877.00%
Hispanic734.43%
Other537.17%
2 or More112.04%
Asian63.09%
Hawaiian520.83%
Indian23.23%

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Employment Status

Laurens County, South Carolina Employment by Age

58.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Laurens County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Laurens County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Laurens90309080500.55%
Fountain Inn 7627851388611.62%
Clinton832384531301.56%
Ware Shoals 2174218390.41%
Gray Court801798-3-0.37%
Cross Hill497491-6-1.21%
Waterloo14714810.68%
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