Laurens County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 48,041 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 44,874 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,447
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,871
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,175
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,323 (it was 4,908 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%

Land area: 812 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Laurens County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.7%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Manufacturing (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Laurens County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (35.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 23,066  (44.5%)
Females: 25,368  (55.5%)

Laurens County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Laurens County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,515 ($32,010 in 1999)

This county:

$31515
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $396 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $520)
This county:

$396
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,738 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Laurens:

$79,738
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,657 - $147,573
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 922

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Laurens County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,100

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $879 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $594 (0.9%)

Laurens County household income distribution in 2009 Laurens County home values distribution Laurens County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.7%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.6%
Laurens County:

28.6%
Georgia:

19.0%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.0% for other race residents, 31.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 67 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Laurens County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dublin, Brewton, East Dublin, Cedar Grove, Dexter, Dudley, Cadwell, Rentz, Montrose.

Laurens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Laurens County: Deep Creek Landing (A), Fullers Landing (B), Gilders Landing (C), Hall Landing (D), Rock Springs Landing (E), Shady Field Landing (F), Thomas Cross Roads (G), Stave Landing (H), Troup Spring Landing (I), Turkey Creek Landing (J), Wells Spring Landing (K), Fishtrap Cut Landing (L), Pinetucky Campground (M), Diamond Landing (N), Halls Landing (O), Windham Greenhouses (P), Laurens County Fire Department Station 7 Brewton - Lovett (Q), Laurens County Fire Department Station 8 Minter (R), Laurens County Fire Department Station 6 Buckeye (S), Laurens County Fire Department Station 3 Poplar Springs (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laurens County include: Jordan Grove Church (A), Centerville Baptist Church (B), Blue Spring Church (C), Browning Church (D), Cedar Grove Church (E), Graham Memorial Church (F), Hogan Grove Church (G), Holly Grove Church (H), Holly Springs Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Laurens Memorial Gardens (1), Alligood Cemetery (2), Antioch Cemetery (3), Ryals Cemetery (4), Saint Lukes Cemetery (5), Beasley Cemetery (6), Londonfield Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sarchett Lake (A), Lake Lloyd (B), Bowens Lake (C), Blue Lake (D), Dead River (E), Beacham Lake (F), Clear Lake (G), Jam Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wide Branch (A), Whitley Branch (B), Whitewater Creek (C), Walnut Creek (D), Turkey Creek (E), Boggy Branch (F), Brewton Creek (G), Buckeye Creek (H), Stitchihatchie Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bleckley County , Dodge County , Emanuel County , Johnson County , Treutlen County , Twiggs County , Wheeler County , Wilkinson County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,517
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 506 (37% naturalized citizens)

Laurens County:

1.1%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 216
  • 1990 to 1994: 77
  • 1985 to 1989: 54
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1965 to 1969: 70

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Laurens County marital status for males Laurens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Laurens County with a mortgage: 4,694 (551 second mortgage, 247 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,815

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Laurens County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,19286
Mainline Protestant4,20524
Black Protestant2,16413
Catholic7391
Other4232
None19,711-
Laurens County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Laurens County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Laurens County:

8.44 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Laurens County:

13.3%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Laurens County:

31.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Laurens County:

Average size of farms: 273 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,215
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $244.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,730
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,340
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.16%
Corn for grain: 4723 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7478 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 9692 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5705 harvested acres
Vegetables: 252 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 540 acres

Tornado activity:

Laurens County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 4503471.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 16 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/11/2008, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurens County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Laurens County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from Laurens County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Laurens County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (24%)
  • India (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • South Africa (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Laurens County (%):

  • United States or American (24%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Laurens County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,121 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,120 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 31 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 198 (1%)
  • Other means: 182 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 267 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Laurens County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 451 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 376 people in nursing homes
  • 275 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 29 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Laurens County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 524 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 198 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 184 people in state prisons
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,163.

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.20% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,179 average AGI)
1.35% relocated from other states ($11,958 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.35%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dodge County, GA  0.26% ($20,628 average AGI)
from Johnson County, GA  0.23% ($24,632)
from Bibb County, GA  0.17% ($21,821)
from Fulton County, GA  0.14% ($16,522)
from Baldwin County, GA  0.13% ($46,091)
from Houston County, GA  0.13% ($30,524)
from Treutlen County, GA  0.13% ($22,190)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.80% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($19,187 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($13,526 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.75%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, GA  0.28% ($24,936 average AGI)
to Bibb County, GA  0.24% ($13,325)
to Fulton County, GA  0.21% ($25,114)
to Houston County, GA  0.21% ($31,714)
to Dodge County, GA  0.20% ($26,912)
to Chatham County, GA  0.16% ($34,962)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.16% ($25,423)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Laurens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Laurens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Laurens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,467 (5,749 aged, 1,718 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16369.79
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 406.780
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54072.11

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1503.330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1040.600
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.7
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 93.82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.53

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 118.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 90.1
  • Other - 28.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47,376

Size of family households: 5,519 2-persons, 3,187 3-persons, 2,546 4-persons, 1,144 5-persons, 413 6-persons, 251 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,880 1-person, 590 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

6,648 married couples with children.
3,887 single-parent households (535 men, 3,352 women).

97.2% of residents of Laurens County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $340,226,000 ($7284 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,311,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,369,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $56,401,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,200,000
Federal grants: $78,856,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,969,000 ($2,290,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $47,431,000 ($1,763,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $380,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,373,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,620,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,638
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,540
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +157
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +835
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Laurens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.39 millions of gallons per day (29% from ground, 71% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 312
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,966
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,245
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,800
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,992
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,463
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,625
  • 1940 to 1949: 755
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,119
Rooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 115
  • 3 rooms: 443
  • 4 rooms: 1,186
  • 5 rooms: 3,087
  • 6 rooms: 3,554
  • 7 rooms: 1,883
  • 8 rooms: 1,094
  • 9+ rooms: 800
  • 1 room: 83
  • 2 rooms: 348
  • 3 rooms: 671
  • 4 rooms: 1,410
  • 5 rooms: 1,284
  • 6 rooms: 752
  • 7 rooms: 210
  • 8 rooms: 101
  • 9+ rooms: 49
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 67
  • 1 bedroom: 188
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,362
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,620
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,708
  • 5+ bedrooms: 230
  • no bedroom: 137
  • 1 bedroom: 878
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,045
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,600
  • 4 bedrooms: 212
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 537
  • 1 vehicle: 3,354
  • 2 vehicles: 5,035
  • 3 vehicles: 2,324
  • 4 vehicles: 699
  • 5+ vehicles: 226
  • no vehicle: 1,072
  • 1 vehicle: 2,566
  • 2 vehicles: 1,040
  • 3 vehicles: 168
  • 4 vehicles: 62
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

60% of Laurens County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Georgia.

Laurens County:

59.6%
State average:

50.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $71,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Laurens County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.7%)
  • Utility gas (13.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Electricity (52.0%)
  • Utility gas (22.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 315
Here:

5.6%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

8.2%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Laurens County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $2,431,000
    Regular Highways: $1,437,000
    General - Other: $686,000
    Solid Waste Management: $282,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $9,253,000
    Regular Highways: $3,628,000
    General - Other: $3,241,000
    Police Protection: $3,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,804,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,011,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,286,000
    Financial Administration: $1,124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $559,000
    Libraries: $439,000
    Local Fire Protection: $280,000
    General Public Buildings: $257,000
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,388,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,006,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
    Police Protection: $490,000
    Health - Other: $367,000
    General - Other: $143,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    General Public Building: $15,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,493,000

Laurens County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,096,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,481,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $679,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $253,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,461,000
    Interest Earnings: $619,000
    Rents: $359,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $67,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,407,000
    All Other: $526,000
    Highways: $374,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,183,000
    Property: $7,778,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,092,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $121,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $107,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $72,000
    Other License: $4,000

Laurens County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,525,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,209,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,984,000

Laurens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,296,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Laurens County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Laurens County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Laurens County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41469.6 years
John29071.6 years
Mary28076.6 years
William27571.0 years
Willie24771.9 years
Robert18270.7 years
Annie16380.2 years
George13373.7 years
Charles11567.7 years
Thomas11472.2 years
Most common last names in Laurens County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27873.6 years
Brown21774.1 years
Thomas15172.0 years
Jones13270.8 years
Williams12875.0 years
Johnson11671.1 years
Wright11173.0 years
Davis9870.7 years
Stanley8974.3 years
Mullis8871.8 years
Businesses in Laurens County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx7Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway6
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
Home Depot1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
KFC2UPS8
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Waffle House2
La Quinta1Walmart1