Laurens is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 8,834, it is the 43rd largest city in South Carolina and the 3347th largest city in the United States. Laurens is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -3.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,139 in 2010. Laurens reached it's highest population of 10,587 in 1980. Spanning over 10 miles, Laurens has a population density of 900 people per square mile.
The average household income in Laurens is $55,037 with a poverty rate of 29.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $90,800. The median age in Laurens is 40.6 years, 39.3 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.