Laurens SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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Laurens, South Carolina Info Snack

Laurens is a city in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 9,139 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Laurens County.
Population
8,931
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
27.5%
Median Home
$85,900
Median Income
$34,517
Median Rent
$648

Rankings for Laurens in South Carolina

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Map Of Laurens, SC

Population over time in Laurens

Year Population % Change
2017 8,931 -1.3%
2016 9,046 -0.8%
2015 9,122 -0.2%
2014 9,136 -0.3%
2013 9,161 0.1%
2012 9,151 -0.7%
2011 9,214 -0.6%
2010 9,265 -

Crime in Laurens Per 100k

Crime Laurens SC USA
Violent Crime 1199.3 506.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.8 5.3
Robbery 66.0 77.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1100.2 371.5 248.9
Property Crime 4962.0 3195.9 2362.0
Burglary 814.2 623.1 430.4
Larceny 3927.8 2289.1 1694.0
Car Theft 220.0 283.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Laurens

White
50.6% (4,520)
African American
40.2% (3,587)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (62)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (184)
Hispanic
6.5% (578)
Race Laurens SC USA
White 50.6% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 40.2% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.5% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Laurens, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
11.6% (103,599)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (67,875)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.2% (189,337)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.3% (91,989)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (147,361)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (137,537)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (86,630)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.6% (41,082)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (16,968)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (10,717)
Income Laurens SC USA
Less than $10,000 11.6% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.2% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.3% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.6% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Laurens

Female
51.8% (4,628)
Male
48.2% (4,302)
Gender Laurens SC USA
Female 51.8% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.3% (742)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (1,162)
High School / GED
30.5% (2,724)
Some College
25.5% (2,280)
Associate's Degree
6.4% (574)
Bachelor's Degree
10.5% (939)
Master's Degree
5.3% (471)
Professional Degree
0.4% (34)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Laurens SC USA
< 9th Grade 8.3% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.5% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 25.5% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.4% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.5% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.3% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.1% 1.4%

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