Luray, South Carolina Population 2020

112

Luray is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 112, it is the 257th largest city in South Carolina and the 18123rd largest city in the United States. Luray is currently declining at a rate of -1.75% annually and its population has decreased by -11.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 127 in 2010. Luray reached it's highest population of 127 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Luray has a population density of 108 people per square mile.

The average household income in Luray is $37,524 with a poverty rate of 33.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $636 per month, and the median house value is $37,500. The median age in Luray is 30.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 30.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 60.2 males.

Luray Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.60%
  • Other race: 24.86%
  • White: 22.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Luray, South Carolina is 112, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 127.

Luray, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9152.60%
Some Other Race4324.86%
White3922.54%

Luray Population Pyramid 2020

Luray Median Age

30.2


Total

28.8


Male

30.4


Female

Luray Adults

There are 119 adults, (22 of whom are seniors) in Luray.

Luray Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Luray Sex Ratio

Female

108

62.43%

Male

65

37.57%

Luray Households and Families

Luray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Luray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family67.7%32.3%
All58.2%41.8%
Married50%50%
Female44.4%55.6%
Male0%100%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All553.1558.2
Non Family311.5567.7
Married145.7150
Female94.4444.4
Male150

5.21

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

16.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Luray Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade87.77%
High School Graduate6664.08%
Some College1716.50%
Associates Degree43.88%
Bachelors Degree87.77%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Luray Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4846
White28274
Hispanic27224
Other Race27224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 14.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$26,250$26,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,595$23,250$26,250
Some College$32,500$36,250$
Bachelors Degree$39,063$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,250

Average Earnings

$26,250

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Luray Language

Luray Language by Age

Luray Language

73.62% of Luray residents speak only English, while 26.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.38% of the population.

Luray Poverty

Luray Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black813441.98%
White392051.28%

33.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.85%

Male Poverty Rate

32.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Luray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Luray is White, with 51.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Luray is Black, with 41.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.69%.

Name Poverty
Some College33.33%
High School24.24%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%
Less Than High School12.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed6.06%
Female Employed0.00%

Luray Income

Luray Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,156$37,524
Families-$53,592
Married Families--
Non Families$25,313$25,087

Luray Marital Status

Luray Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Luray Married by Age and Sex

Luray 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.

Luray Marital Status by Race

Luray Veterans

2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742
75+
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Luray Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Luray Employment Status

69%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

22.5%

Unemployment Rate

Luray 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

61.85%

Born in South Carolina

75.14%

Native Born

24.86%

Foreign Born

18.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.14% of Luray residents were born in the United States, with 61.85% having been born in South Carolina. 18.50% 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
2020112-2-1.75%
2019114-2-1.72%
2018116-1-0.85%
2017117-2-1.68%
2016119-2-1.65%
2015121-1-0.82%
20141220.00%
2013122-3-2.40%
20121250.00%
2011125-2-1.57%
20101270.00%