Laurens County, Georgia Population 2024

49,926

Laurens County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 49,926 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, Georgia is the 43rd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 48,388 and has seen a growth of 3.18% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202950,5911330.26%
202850,4581330.26%
202750,3251330.26%
202650,1921330.27%
202550,0591330.27%
202449,9261330.27%
202349,7931330.27%
202249,6601330.27%
202149,527-17-0.03%
202049,5441,9774.16%
201947,5672740.58%
201847,293-69-0.15%
201747,362750.16%
201647,287-204-0.43%
201547,491-62-0.13%
201447,553-174-0.36%
201347,727-92-0.19%
201247,819-22-0.05%
201147,841-547-1.13%
201048,388
199039,9882,9988.1%
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%
18102,210-48,381-95.63%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.27% (133)
County Website
Laurens County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
48,388
Area
807 mi²
Density
62 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.18% (1,538)
Founded
December 10, 1807

Laurens County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,87958.45%
Black or African American18,50037.44%
Two or more races7641.55%
Other race6671.35%
Asian4760.96%
Native American1210.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Laurens County, Georgia Population by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Laurens County, Georgia Median Age

39.2

Total

37.3

Male

41.7

Female

Laurens County, Georgia Adults

There are 37,269 adults, (8,914 of whom are seniors) in Laurens County, Georgia.

Laurens County, Georgia Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female25,82052.26%
Male23,58747.74%

Laurens County, Georgia Population by Age

Laurens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,8132.7263.636.4
Married8,1513.178317
Non Family5,5101.1756.443.6
Female3,1933.963070
Male9593.7551.848.2
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3.33

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laurens County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 asian people with a rate of 41.42%.

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,913

Average Earnings

$46,477

Average Male

$29,816

Average Female

Laurens County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurens County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laurens County, Georgia Language

97.22% of Laurens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Laurens County, Georgia Language

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black18,0166,89838.29%
White27,8834,26915.31%
Asian47634472.27%
Hispanic1,42424517.21%
Other66722433.58%
Multiple739689.2%
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24.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

26.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurens County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Asian, with 72.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, Georgia is Multiple, with 9.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.23%.

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.74%
High School22.8%
Some College13.38%
Bachelors or Greater11.29%
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Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed43.28%
Male Unemployed27.16%
Female Employed17.75%
Male Employed6.45%
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Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,754

Number of Veterans

2,586

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

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Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laurens County, Georgia 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

81.87%

Born in Laurens County, Georgia

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Laurens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.87% having been born in Georgia. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laurens County, Georgia Place of Birth

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