Laurens County, Georgia Population 2020

Laurens County, Georgia's estimated population is 47,269 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, Georgia is the 42nd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202047,269-28-0.06%
201947,297-28-0.06%
201847,325-28-0.06%
201747,353510.11%
201647,302-211-0.44%
201547,513-86-0.18%
201447,599-161-0.34%
201347,760-102-0.21%
201247,862-45-0.09%
201147,907-492-1.02%
201048,3998,41121.03%
199039,9882,9988.10%
198036,9904,25212.99%
197032,7384251.32%
196032,313-810-2.45%
195033,123-483-1.44%
194033,6069132.79%
193032,693-6,912-17.45%
192039,6054,10411.56%
191035,5019,59337.03%
190025,90812,16188.46%
189013,7473,69436.75%
188010,0532,21928.33%
18707,83483611.95%
18606,9985568.63%
18506,44285715.34%
18405,585-4-0.07%
18305,5891532.81%
18205,4363,226145.97%
18102,2100.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.06%
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Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat

Laurens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,02059.09%
Black or African American17,64537.21%
Some Other Race8221.73%
Asian5351.13%
Two or More Races3450.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.01%

Laurens County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Laurens County, Georgia Median Age

38.3


Total

37.3


Male

39.7


Female

Laurens County, Georgia Adults

There are 35,690 adults, (7,984 of whom are seniors) in Laurens County, Georgia.

Laurens County, Georgia Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

24,921

52.56%

Male

22,497

47.44%

Laurens County, Georgia Households and Families

Laurens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male39.1%60.9%
Female38.3%61.7%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1832.762.7
Married7,5493.2382
Non Family5,8091.2153.6
Female2,9153.9338.3
Male9103.8539.1

3.35

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurens County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5224.82%
9th to 12th Grade3,17410.04%
High School Graduate13,70643.38%
Some College5,46817.30%
Associates Degree2,8128.90%
Bachelors Degree2,7238.62%
Graduate Degree2,1936.94%

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,73717,4023,471
Black10,8348,6721,193
Hispanic513353100
Asian336321125
Other Race32719555
Multiple Races11010127
Native American2626
Islander77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,557$36,755$27,374
Less Than High School$18,934$19,261$18,333
High School Grad$26,206$33,420$20,090
Some College$31,642$37,450$29,558
Bachelors Degree$44,200$61,736$35,153
Graduate Degree$59,231$62,313$56,284

$31,557

Average Earnings

$36,755

Average Male

$27,374

Average Female

Laurens County, Georgia Language

Laurens County, Georgia Language by Age

Laurens County, Georgia Language

97.08% of Laurens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,0616,13535.96%
White26,9055,34619.87%
Hispanic1,18545838.65%
Other80140550.56%
Multiple32210131.37%
Asian535224.11%
Native441840.91%
Islander77100.00%

26.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.18%

Male Poverty Rate

27.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Asian, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.01%
High School25.48%
Some College13.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.09%
Male Unemployed28.92%
Female Employed12.50%
Male Employed7.76%

Laurens County, Georgia Income

Laurens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,369$53,522
Families$44,781$62,462
Married Families$62,126$75,626
Non Families$19,594$33,332

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Laurens County, Georgia 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.

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans

3,312

Number of Veterans

3,035

Male Veterans

277

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,182
First Gulf War715
Second Gulf War408
Korea220
World War II41
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74935
55 to 64860
35 to 54716
75+546
18 to 34255
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1789.91%
Black1,1148.85%
Hispanic435.68%
2 or More148.38%
Asian61.45%

$Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

16.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Employment Status

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, Georgia 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

81.77%

Born in Georgia

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.54% of Laurens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.77% having been born in Georgia. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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