Loris, South Carolina Population 2021

2,891
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Loris is a city located in Horry County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,891, it is the 88th largest city in South Carolina and the 6362nd largest city in the United States . Loris is currently growing at a rate of 2.30% annually and its population has increased by 20.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,396 in 2010. Loris reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Loris has a population density of 636 people per square mile.

The average household income in Loris is $48,553 with a poverty rate of 18.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $677 per month, and the median house value is $151,000. The median age in Loris is 49.8 years, 44.2 years for males, and 53.2 years for females.

Loris Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Loriswas:

  • White: 69.85%
  • Black or African American: 29.41%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Loris, South Carolina is 2,891 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,761.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,396.

Loris, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86769.85%
Black or African American78629.41%
Asian100.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.26%
Two or More Races30.11%
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Loris Population by Race

Loris Population Pyramid $2021

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Loris Median Age

49.8


Total

44.2


Male

53.2


Female

Loris Adults

There are 2,236 adults, (798 of whom are seniors) in Loris.

Loris Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Loris Sex Ratio

Female

1,394

52.15%

Male

1,279

47.85%

Loris Population by Age

Loris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Loris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.6%61.4%
Male47.7%52.3%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
All59.8%40.2%
Married78.7%21.3%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Loris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1522.2359.8
Non Family4961.0752.4
Married4283.1178.7
Female1843.2538.6
Male442.5247.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Loris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1306.23%
9th to 12th Grade20910.01%
High School Graduate91543.82%
Some College44721.41%
Associates Degree884.21%
Bachelors Degree2009.58%
Graduate Degree994.74%
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Loris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Loris Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4491,257235
Black60145858
Hispanic25216
Asian1010
2+ 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 hispanic people with a rate of 24.00%.

Loris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,395$28,061$30,969
Less Than 9th Grade$26,181$$26,250
High School Graduate$27,000$$31,307
Some College$25,682$28,669$17,198
Bachelors Degree$50,598$61,250$50,326
Graduate Degree$71,563$136,250$54,934

$29,395

Average Earnings

$28,061

Average Male

$30,969

Average Female

Loris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Loris Language by Age

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Loris Language

98.46% of Loris residents speak only English, while 1.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Loris Language

Loris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,75425614.60%
Black78220926.73%
Asian1010100.00%
Hispanic30930.00%
Multiple33100.00%

18.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.09%

Male Poverty Rate

21.39%

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 14.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.45%.

Loris Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.33%
High School21.01%
Some College5.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Loris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed40.82%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed6.79%

Loris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Loris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,516$48,553
Families$50,417$62,501
Married Families$70,333-
Non Families$19,330$27,787
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Income by Household Type

Loris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Loris Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Loris Marital Status

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164

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam81
Korea31
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War7
World War II2

Loris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+67
65 to 7456
55 to 6420
35 to 5414
18 to 347

Loris Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1338.48%
Black314.79%

Loris Veterans by Race

Loris Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Loris Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Loris Employment by Age

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Loris Employment by Race

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Loris Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.20%

Born in Loris

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.87% of Loris residents were born in the United States, with 68.20% having been born in South Carolina. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Loris Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,891652.30%
20202,826652.35%
20192,761652.41%
20182,696210.79%
20172,675341.29%
20162,641511.97%
20152,590602.37%
20142,530461.85%
20132,484381.55%
20122,446180.74%
20112,428230.96%
20102,4050.00%

Loris Population by Year