Loris, South Carolina Population 2024

2,809

Loris is a city located in Horry County South Carolina. Loris has a 2024 population of 2,809. Loris is currently growing at a rate of 3.16% annually and its population has increased by 13.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,465 in 2020.

The average household income in Loris is $56,262 with a poverty rate of 21.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Loris is 44.4 years, 47.6 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Loris Demographics

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

  • White: 57.18%
  • Black or African American: 39.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
617.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.96% (344)
The current population of Loris, South Carolina is 2,809 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,465.

Loris, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,43757.18%
Black or African American99539.59%
Two or more races471.87%
Native American170.68%
Other race140.56%
Asian30.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Loris Population by Race

Loris Population Pyramid 2024

Loris Median Age

44.4

Total

47.6

Male

42.7

Female

Loris Adults

There are 1,939 adults, (575 of whom are seniors) in Loris.

Loris Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Loris Sex Ratio

Female1,47658.73%
Male1,03741.27%

Loris Population by Age

Loris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0802.2348.251.8
Non Family4661.053367
Married3213.388.211.8
Female2732.9228.971.1
Male2032575

3.08

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Loris Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade764.2%
9th to 12th Grade1709.39%
High School Graduate82545.55%
Some College34318.94%
Associates Degree1367.51%
Bachelors Degree1588.72%
Graduate Degree1035.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Loris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Loris Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,118988168
Black62150583
2+ Races47470
Hispanic242410
Native American12120
Asian330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 41.67%.

Loris Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,875$34,500$33,793
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$32,833$43,125$0
Some College$32,892$0$32,922
Bachelors Degree$34,310$16,964$46,750
Graduate Degree$56,875$0$55,781

$33,875

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$33,793

Average Female

Loris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Loris Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Loris Language

98.89% of Loris residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Loris Language

Loris Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black96430331.43%
White1,35719714.52%
Hispanic361233.33%
Asian33100%

21.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.2%

Male Poverty Rate

28.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Loris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Loris is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Loris is White, with 14.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.26%.

Loris Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.3%
High School22.96%
Some College7.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%

Loris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed88.89%
Male Unemployed14.71%
Female Employed12.33%
Male Employed2.12%

Loris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Loris Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$34,564$56,262
Families$41,500$74,672
Married Families$67,146$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,261$31,283

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Loris Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Loris Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Loris Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Loris Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Loris Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam61
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War35
World War II3
Korea0

Loris Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7455
35 to 5438
55 to 6424
18 to 348
75+6

Loris Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White695.84%
Black609.05%
2+ Races24.26%

Loris Veterans by Race

Loris Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Loris Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Loris Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Loris Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Loris Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.73%

Born in Loris

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Loris residents were born in the United States, with 59.73% having been born in South Carolina. 0.56% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,239862.73%
20283,153862.8%
20273,067862.88%
20262,981862.97%
20252,895863.06%
20242,809863.16%
20232,723863.26%
20222,637702.73%
20212,5671024.14%
20202,465-243-8.97%
20192,708622.34%
20182,64690.34%
20172,637361.38%
20162,601491.92%
20152,552602.41%
20142,492461.88%
20132,446371.54%
20122,409190.79%
20112,390230.97%
20102,36700%

Loris Population by Year