The Laurel Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 6,176 as of July 1, 2015. Laurel Bay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Laurel Bay is located at latitude 32.46 and longitude -80.7866 in Beaufort County. The formal boundaries for the Laurel Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.89 sq. miles. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Laurel Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403222) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Laurel Bay Census Designated Place is located within Beaufort-Port Royal Division of Beaufort County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurel Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||6,176|
|Population in Familes||5,710|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,355 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||560 (23.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,514 (64.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||281 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$120,380|
|Average Home Value||$159,808|
|Median Household Income||$43,543|
|Average Household Income||$52,281|
|Per Capita Income||$17,658|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.24%|
|Per Capita Income||2.85%|
The table below compares Laurel Bay to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 84||79th|
|Population Density1||# 65||84th|
|Diversity Index2||# 74||81st|
|Median Household Income||# 103||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 254||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.