Laurens County, Georgia Population 2021

Laurens County, Georgia's estimated population is 47,966 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, Georgia is the 43rd largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 48,384 and has seen a growth of -0.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,9662100.44%
202047,7562100.44%
201947,5462100.44%
201847,336-40-0.08%
201747,376970.21%
201647,279-207-0.44%
201547,486-83-0.17%
201447,569-164-0.34%
201347,733-109-0.23%
201247,842-49-0.10%
201147,891-493-1.02%
201048,3848,39621.00%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.44% (210)
County Website
State
Founded
December 10, 1807
County Seat
2010 Population
48,384
Growth Since 2010
-0.86% (-418)
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Laurens County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,78658.61%
Black or African American17,68737.31%
Some Other Race9431.99%
Asian5381.13%
Two or More Races4060.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
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Laurens County, Georgia Population by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Laurens County, Georgia Median Age

38.9


Total

37.5


Male

40.6


Female

Laurens County, Georgia Adults

There are 35,686 adults, (8,175 of whom are seniors) in Laurens County, Georgia.

Laurens County, Georgia Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

24,974

52.68%

Male

22,431

47.32%

Laurens County, Georgia Population by Age

Laurens County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurens County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female38.4%61.6%
Male46.5%53.5%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
All64.2%35.8%
Married84%16%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurens County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1422.7164.2
Married7,5223.1684
Non Family5,5931.2154.8
Female3,1163.9338.4
Male9113.9546.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Laurens County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3064.11%
9th to 12th Grade3,1709.99%
High School Graduate13,68743.12%
Some College5,57917.58%
Associates Degree2,8458.96%
Bachelors Degree2,8408.95%
Graduate Degree2,3127.28%
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Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,66617,4903,566
Black10,9398,8461,328
Hispanic55942097
Other Race39925268
Asian347321141
2+ Races12912020
Native American2626
Islander88

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 40.63%.

Laurens County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,996$39,103$25,929
Less Than 9th Grade$16,818$20,139$10,583
High School Graduate$27,964$36,830$19,761
Some College$32,156$42,261$27,134
Bachelors Degree$44,281$62,143$35,054
Graduate Degree$51,932$58,375$50,972

$31,996

Average Earnings

$39,103

Average Male

$25,929

Average Female

Laurens County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurens County, Georgia Language by Age

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Laurens County, Georgia Language

96.73% of Laurens County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Laurens County, Georgia Language

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,1216,10535.66%
White26,6685,47320.52%
Other90342847.40%
Hispanic1,19439733.25%
Asian53813525.09%
Multiple3638723.97%
Native371129.73%
Islander88100.00%

27.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.11%

Male Poverty Rate

27.07%

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 White, with 20.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.07%.

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.30%
High School24.97%
Some College14.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.65%

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.12%
Male Unemployed40.94%
Female Employed14.94%
Male Employed7.89%

Laurens County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurens County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,120$56,190
Families$45,708$65,294
Married Families$63,911$80,063
Non Families$19,681$33,828
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Income by Household Type

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Laurens County, Georgia Marital Status

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3,211

Number of Veterans

2,926

Male Veterans

285

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,090
First Gulf War798
Second Gulf War418
Korea200
World War II30

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74884
55 to 64808
35 to 54713
75+597
18 to 34209

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1679.92%
Black1,0077.96%
Hispanic476.10%
2+ Races2714.06%
Asian102.59%

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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19.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Laurens County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Laurens County, Georgia 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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81.50%

Born in Laurens County, Georgia

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of Laurens County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.50% having been born in Georgia. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laurens County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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