Demographics

People

Total Population8,914
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens22.2%
Employed Population 16+3,432
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married38.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$25,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,486

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,761
% Above Poverty Level70.7%
% Below Poverty Level29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$679
Median House Value$90,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.2%
Irish7.6%
German4.3%
English4.2%
French Except Basque1.4%
Italian1.4%
Scottish0.6%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Laurens Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLaurens County
Standard Zip Codes29360
Phone Area Codes864
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.5
Approximate Longitude-82.02

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)

StationLAURENS
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 52 F
Apr Temp45 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.5 inches
StationUNION 8 SW
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp43 to 74 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationNEWBERRY
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 54 F
Apr Temp46 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clinton8,508$39,936
Cross Hill572$34,688
Gray Court787$60,000
Ware Shoals2,547$47,989
Waterloo148$0
Woodruff4,164$39,734

Laurens Public Libraries

Laurens County Library System
1017 WEST MAIN STREET
Laurens, South Carolina
(864) 681-7323

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Laurens Public Schools

E. B. Morse Elementary
200 Parkview Drive
ZIP: 29360
(864) 984-7777
Primary
Total Enrollment 609
Ford Elementary
601 Lucas Avenue
ZIP: 29360
(864) 984-3986
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
Laurens District 55 High
5058 Highway 76 West
ZIP: 29360
(864) 682-3151
High
Total Enrollment 1661
Laurens Elementary
301 Henry Street
ZIP: 29360
(864) 984-3067
Primary
Total Enrollment 702
Laurens Middle
1035 West Main Street
ZIP: 29360
(864) 984-2400
Middle
Total Enrollment 449
Sanders Middle
609 Green Street
ZIP: 29360
(864) 984-0354
Middle
Total Enrollment 329

Laurens Private Schools

Faith Christian School
1607 Greenwood Rd
ZIP: 29360
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
Laurens Academy
3515 Highway 49
ZIP: 29360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 236
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