Loris, South Carolina Population 2020

2,776

Loris is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,776, it is the 94th largest city in South Carolina and the 6476th largest city in the United States. Loris is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 15.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,396 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Loris has a population density of 610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Loris is $43,999 with a poverty rate of 21.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $143,400. The median age in Loris is 44.6 years, 37.6 years for males, and 51.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Loris Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Loris was:

  • White: 65.18%
  • Black or African American: 33.87%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Loris, South Carolina is 2,776, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,700.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,396.

Loris, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71165.18%
Black or African American88933.87%
Asian100.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.34%
Two or More Races60.23%

Loris Population Pyramid 2020

Loris Median Age

44.6


Total

37.6


Male

51.5


Female

Loris Adults

There are 2,114 adults, (715 of whom are seniors) in Loris.

Loris Age Dependency

87.6

Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Loris Sex Ratio

Female

1,367

52.08%

Male

1,258

47.92%

Loris Households and Families

Loris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.8%17.2%
Married73%27%
All58.4%41.6%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female34.4%65.6%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0502.458.4
Non Family4601.1455.4
Married3663.3773
Female1953.5434.4
Male292.5982.8

3.31

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loris Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1517.58%
9th to 12th Grade24312.20%
High School Graduate81841.08%
Some College42421.30%
Associates Degree683.42%
Bachelors Degree1798.99%
Graduate Degree1085.42%

Loris Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2421,046215
Black66047872
Hispanic8064
Asian1010
Multiple Races33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,733$27,617$29,625
Less Than High School$25,375$$
High School Grad$19,167$16,741$31,389
Some College$27,273$29,258$18,438
Bachelors Degree$51,071$62,500$50,476
Graduate Degree$69,000$133,750$61,375

$28,733

Average Earnings

$27,617

Average Male

$29,625

Average Female

Loris Language

Loris Language by Age

Loris Language

97.06% of Loris residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Loris Poverty

Loris Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black88530534.46%
White1,52021614.21%
Hispanic1181916.10%
Asian1010100.00%
Multiple66100.00%

21.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.88%

Male Poverty Rate

22.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Loris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Loris is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Loris is White, with 14.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.00%
High School21.46%
Bachelors or Greater9.64%
Some College7.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed88.10%
Male Unemployed42.50%
Female Employed8.91%
Male Employed7.43%

Loris Income

Loris Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,763$43,999
Families$41,953$55,153
Married Families$51,890-
Non Families$18,538$27,893

Loris Marital Status

Loris Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Loris Married by Age and Sex

Loris Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Loris Marital Status by Race

Loris Veterans

153

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
Korea31
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+55
65 to 7455
55 to 6424
35 to 5419
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1248.86%
Black294.18%

$Loris Veterans by Education

10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Loris Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Loris Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.71%

Born in South Carolina

96.00%

Native Born

4.00%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.00% of Loris residents were born in the United States, with 69.71% having been born in South Carolina. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,776381.39%
20192,738381.41%
20182,700230.86%
20172,677381.44%
20162,639471.81%
20152,592622.45%
20142,530481.93%
20132,482371.51%
20122,445200.82%
20112,425241.00%
20102,4010.00%