Laurens County SC Information


Laurens County Subdivisions

Laurens County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 67,718
Daytime Population: Workers 22,616
Daytime Population: Residents 39,288
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 61,904
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 65,294
Population in Familes 53,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,424
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $42,247
Average Household Income $54,787
Per Capita Income $21,793


Total Housing Units 31,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,473 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,429 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,472 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $92,042
Average Home Value $134,047


Total Households 25,902
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 17,737
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.25%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.02% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   3.03%


Laurens County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurens County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 57th
Population Density # 21 57th
Diversity Index # 34 28th
Median Household Income # 20 59th
Per Capita Income # 27 43rd

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