Laurel Bay is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Laurel Bay Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Beaufort County at latitude 32.4502 and longitude -80.7848. Beaufort County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Laurel Bay Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.89 sq. miles.Photos of the local Laurel Bay, SC area
Also See: Beaufort, SC ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||6,034|
|Population in Familes||5,582|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,295 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||547 (23.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,476 (64.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||272 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,848|
|Average Home Value||$159,346|
|Median Household Income||$41,565|
|Average Household Income||$52,593|
|Per Capita Income||$17,713|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
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, 2014 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||# 85||79th|
|Population Density1||# 69||83rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 53||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 112||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 248||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.