Laurens, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Laurens, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
8,863
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
27.0%
Median Home
$95,200
Median Income
$41,486
Median Rent
$747

Laurens SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Laurens, SC Crime Report

530
Total Crimes
6,007.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
156.05%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Laurens
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 530 6,007.0 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 80 906.7 530.7 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 13 147.3 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 59 668.7 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 450 5,100.3 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 63 714.0 448.0 314.2
Larceny 362 4,102.9 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 25 283.4 282.1 246.0

Laurens, SC Cost Of Living

85
Laurens's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Laurens South Carolina National Average
Overall 85 93 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 100 105 100
Health 108 95 100
Housing 51 80 100
Transportation 96 94 100
Utilities 95 105 100

Laurens, SC Photos

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Rankings for Laurens in South Carolina

Map Of Laurens, SC

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Population over time in Laurens

Year Population % Change
2020 8,863 -0.6%
2019 8,914 -0.2%
2018 8,931 -1.3%
2017 9,046 -0.8%
2016 9,122 -0.2%
2015 9,136 -0.3%
2014 9,161 0.1%
2013 9,151 -0.7%
2012 9,214 -0.6%
2011 9,265 -

Race / Ethnicity in Laurens

White
55.7% (4,941)
African American
37.9% (3,363)
American Indian
0.1% (10)
Asian
0.8% (74)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (208)
Hispanic
3.0% (267)
Race Laurens SC USA
White 55.7% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 37.9% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.8% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.0% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Laurens

Female
56.2% (4,980)
Male
43.8% (3,883)
Gender Laurens SC USA
Female 56.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 43.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (709)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,063)
High School / GED
31.0% (2,747)
Some College
22.0% (1,949)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (886)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (886)
Master's Degree
5.0% (443)
Professional Degree
1.0% (88)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (88)
Education Laurens SC USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Laurens, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.6% (85,367)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (81,933)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.3% (117,748)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (73,837)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.2% (161,658)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.6% (200,662)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (66,233)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.2% (45,872)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (34,097)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (18,888)
Income Laurens SC USA
Less than $10,000 9.6% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.3% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.2% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.6% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.2% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 5.1% 8.3%

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