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People

Total Population 9,136
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 3,596
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 39.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $21,136
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,807
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,889

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,610
% Above Poverty Level 76.6%
% Below Poverty Level 23.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $582
Median House Value $78,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 10.8%

Laurens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles SE of Greenville, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Laurens
Standard Zip Codes 29360
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.498
Longitude -82.014

Laurens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LAURENS
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station UNION 8 SW
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station NEWBERRY
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinton 8,525 $29,224
Cross Hill 550 $48,929
Gray Court 834 $45,208
Ware Shoals 2,092 $25,417
Waterloo 222 $29,205
Woodruff 4,101 $36,899

Laurens Public Libraries

Library
Laurens County Library
1017 WEST MAIN STREET
Laurens, South Carolina
(864) 984-0596
Library Web Site

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Laurens High Schools

LAURENS DISTRICT 55 HIGH SCHOOL
5058 HWY 76 WEST
864-682-3151
Serves 1,642 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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