Laurens County, South Carolina Population 2022

Laurens County, South Carolina's estimated population is 69,302 with a growth rate of 0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Laurens County, South Carolina is the 21st largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 66,505 and has seen a growth of 4.21% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17909,3370.00%
180012,8093,47237.19%
181014,9822,17316.96%
182017,6822,70018.02%
183020,8633,18117.99%
184021,5847213.46%
185023,4071,8238.45%
186023,8584511.93%
187022,536-1,322-5.54%
188029,4446,90830.65%
189031,6102,1667.36%
190037,3825,77218.26%
191041,5504,16811.15%
192042,5601,0102.43%
193042,094-466-1.09%
194044,1852,0914.97%
195046,9742,7896.31%
196047,6096351.35%
197049,7132,1044.42%
198052,2142,5015.03%
199058,0925,87811.26%
201066,5058,41314.48%
201166,446-59-0.09%
201266,214-232-0.35%
201366,149-65-0.10%
201466,4643150.48%
201566,421-43-0.06%
201666,6031820.27%
201766,8222190.33%
201866,890680.10%
201967,4936030.90%
202068,0966030.89%
202168,6996030.89%
202269,3026030.88%
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Laurens County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,84169.92%
Black or African American15,76823.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native920.14%
Asian3520.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.07%
Some Other Race1,2071.80%
Two or More Races2,6804.00%
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Laurens County, South Carolina Population by Race

Laurens County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Laurens County, South Carolina Median Age

40.7


Total

38.2


Male

43.3


Female

Laurens County, South Carolina Adults

There are 52,307 adults, (12,391 of whom are seniors) in Laurens County, South Carolina.

Laurens County, South Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurens County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

34,418

51.38%

Male

32,572

48.62%

Laurens County, South Carolina Population by Age

Laurens County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurens County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All71.6%28.4%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female48.5%51.5%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurens County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,5552.5371.6
Married11,6613.0284.8
Male1,6233.267.5
Female3,9003.7148.5
Non Family8,3711.1764.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Laurens County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7826.01%
9th to 12th Grade5,51311.90%
High School Graduate16,26935.13%
Some College9,04519.53%
Associates Degree4,74710.25%
Bachelors Degree5,35211.56%
Graduate Degree2,6045.62%
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Laurens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian24821680
White32,63827,5036,217
2+ Races814720138
Hispanic1,6101,065269
Black11,1748,6731,322
Native American82399
Other Race59037840
Islander2929

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.26%.

Laurens County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,929$33,369$27,421
Less Than 9th Grade$17,737$20,900$12,879
High School Graduate$27,744$30,154$25,734
Some College$33,367$38,409$30,468
Bachelors Degree$42,623$51,703$33,750
Graduate Degree$47,300$55,962$46,000

$30,929

Average Earnings

$33,369

Average Male

$27,421

Average Female

Laurens County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurens County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Laurens County, South Carolina Language

94.87% of Laurens County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

Laurens County, South Carolina Language

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,3251,12233.74%
Native852832.94%
Black15,1484,21127.80%
Multiple2,60971027.21%
White43,7757,28616.64%
Asian309113.56%
Other341NaN%

20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.72%

Male Poverty Rate

21.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 33.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurens County, South Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.93%.

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.51%
High School17.92%
Some College14.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.36%
Male Unemployed26.08%
Female Employed11.60%
Female Unemployed37.27%

Laurens County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurens County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,374$59,585
Families$53,544$68,725
Married Families$64,403$79,480
Non Families$26,992$36,604
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Income by Household Type

Laurens County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Laurens County, South Carolina 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, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Laurens County, South Carolina Marital Status

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4,021

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War690
First Gulf War703
Vietnam1,751
Korea288
World War II55

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34279
35 to 54779
55 to 64647
65 to 741,332
75+984

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0248.06%
Black8716.89%
Native American33.66%
Asian123.99%
Islander827.59%
2+ Races10310.49%
Hispanic100.50%

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Laurens County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Laurens County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Laurens County, South Carolina 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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74.03%

Born in Laurens County, South Carolina

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Laurens County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.03% having been born in South Carolina. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laurens County, South Carolina 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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