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Laurens County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 48,510 (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: 60 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurens County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.4%), Manufacturing (19.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Laurens County, GA (2017)
    • 27,68161.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,95440.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2822.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5501.2%Asian alone
    • 3840.9%Two or more races
    • 3130.7%Some other race alone
    • 370.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 120.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 23,003  (47.4%)
Females: 25,507  (52.6%)
Average household size:
Laurens County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,332 ($32,010 in 1999)
This county:

$37,332
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $620)
This county:

$450
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,210 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Laurens:

$93,210
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,245 - $174,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,073
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 922

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 379
  • Auto thefts: 58
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1999: 95 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $150,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Laurens, GA residents
Average permit cost in Laurens, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,173 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $701 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Laurens, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laurens, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Laurens, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
Laurens County:

24.2%
Georgia:

14.9%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.1% for other race residents, 26.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.6 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 34.3 years old, American Indian residents: 54.9 years old, Asian residents: 35.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 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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Neighboring counties: Hidalgo County, New Mexico , Camp County, Texas , Lee County, Alabama , Russell County, Alabama , Rusk County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Laurens, GA
County total employment by year in Laurens, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Laurens, GA

Current college students: 1,517
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 982 (43.4% naturalized citizens)

Laurens County:

2.0%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1662010 or later
  • 3652000 to 2009
  • 1901990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 371970 to 1979
  • 105Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 13,841
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 579
  • 3 or 4: 691
  • 5 to 9: 546
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 43
  • Mobile homes: 5,710
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Laurens County with a mortgage: 3,632 (103 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,764

Here:

30.0% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Laurens County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

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:

  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1761: May 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1761, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: March 01, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-897: March 15, 1991, FEMA Id: 897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Laurens County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laurens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,842 (85.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,889 (9.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 197 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 294 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 335 (1.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • India (20%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Laurens County


  • American (11%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $49,376.

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($23,846 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($17,063 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.45%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, GA  0.36% ($24,267 average AGI)
from Dodge County, GA  0.26% ($33,535)
from Bibb County, GA  0.18% ($28,897)
from Houston County, GA  0.15% ($45,240)
from Treutlen County, GA  0.13% ($25,000)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.72% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($29,034 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($11,747 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.25%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bibb County, GA  0.31% ($33,176 average AGI)
to Houston County, GA  0.30% ($41,040)
to Johnson County, GA  0.26% ($36,093)
to Dodge County, GA  0.19% ($19,677)
to Fulton County, GA  0.16% ($43,462)
to Bleckley County, GA  0.14% ($46,348)
to Treutlen County, GA  0.13% ($61,818)

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 2014: 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 population in Laurens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Laurens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Laurens County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laurens County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laurens County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Laurens County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Laurens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,183 (6,109 aged, 2,074 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,289 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Laurens County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (922)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (454)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (434)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (392)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (300)
  • Congestive heart failure (294)
  • Unspecified dementia (213)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (182)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (176)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (152)

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: 16,370
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 407
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,072

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,503
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,041
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 94

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

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: 48,510
  • In family households: 39,883 (5,401 male householders, 6,309 female householders)
    7,751 spouses, 15,221 children (14,305 natural, 326 adopted, 590 stepchildren), 2,235 grandchildren, 564 brothers or sisters, 486 parents, 857 other relatives, 1,021 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,526 (2,619 male householders (2,208 living alone)), 3,509 female householders (3,110 living alone)), 1,386 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,105

Size of family households: 5,525 2-persons, 2,588 3-persons, 1,918 4-persons, 865 5-persons, 409 6-persons, 420 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,319 1-person, 610 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 79 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

5,588 married couples with children.
4,249 single-parent households (579 men, 3,670 women).

97.0% of residents of Laurens speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $340,226,000 ($7,284 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:

6.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 1722014 or later
  • 2682010 to 2013
  • 3,1932000 to 2009
  • 4,9361990 to 1999
  • 4,2071980 to 1989
  • 3,0341970 to 1979
  • 2,1951960 to 1969
  • 1,5071950 to 1959
  • 8781940 to 1949
  • 1,1471939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 321 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 7744 rooms
  • 2,2095 rooms
  • 3,4846 rooms
  • 2,1097 rooms
  • 1,0198 rooms
  • 1,2969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 571 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 4243 rooms
  • 1,8794 rooms
  • 2,0245 rooms
  • 1,3816 rooms
  • 3797 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 2169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 31no bedroom
  • 1251 bedroom
  • 1,3142 bedrooms
  • 7,4343 bedrooms
  • 1,7664 bedrooms
  • 4115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 57no bedroom
  • 5591 bedroom
  • 2,4672 bedrooms
  • 3,0413 bedrooms
  • 4004 bedrooms
  • 1375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 314no vehicle
  • 3,5921 vehicle
  • 4,2882 vehicles
  • 1,7603 vehicles
  • 8294 vehicles
  • 3475+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 970no vehicle
  • 3,9281 vehicle
  • 1,3442 vehicles
  • 2533 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.0% of Laurens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Georgia.

Laurens County:

88.0%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 40,067
  • Other state: 7,282
  • Northeast: 1,349
  • Midwest: 1,525
  • South: 3,687
  • West: 720
Year householders moved into unit in Laurens County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Laurens County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.2%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 92.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 245
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 98
Here:

4.0%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 300
Here:

19.5%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Laurens County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,889,000
    Health - Other: $285,000
    General - Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,453,000
    Police Protection: $3,672,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,144,000
    Health - Other: $2,821,000
    Regular Highways: $2,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,393,000
    Financial Administration: $1,439,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,219,000
    Solid Waste Management: $994,000
    Local Fire Protection: $958,000
    Parks and Recreation: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $519,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $520,000
    Public Welfare: $226,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,008,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,851,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,564,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,300,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,600,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $979,000
    Rents: $143,000
    Sale of Property: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Special Assessments: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    General Public Building: $704,000
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000
    General - Other: $399,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,443,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,663,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,509,000
    Property: $10,111,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,487,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $100,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,463,000

Laurens County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,889,000
    Health - Other: $285,000
    General - Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,453,000
    Police Protection: $3,672,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,144,000
    Health - Other: $2,821,000
    Regular Highways: $2,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,393,000
    Financial Administration: $1,439,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,219,000
    Solid Waste Management: $994,000
    Local Fire Protection: $958,000
    Parks and Recreation: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $519,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $520,000
    Public Welfare: $226,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,008,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,851,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,564,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,300,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,600,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $979,000
    Rents: $143,000
    Sale of Property: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Special Assessments: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    General Public Building: $704,000
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000
    General - Other: $399,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,443,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,663,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,509,000
    Property: $10,111,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,487,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $100,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,463,000

Laurens County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,889,000
    Health - Other: $285,000
    General - Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,453,000
    Police Protection: $3,672,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,144,000
    Health - Other: $2,821,000
    Regular Highways: $2,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,393,000
    Financial Administration: $1,439,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,219,000
    Solid Waste Management: $994,000
    Local Fire Protection: $958,000
    Parks and Recreation: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $519,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $520,000
    Public Welfare: $226,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,008,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,851,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,564,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,300,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,600,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $979,000
    Rents: $143,000
    Sale of Property: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Special Assessments: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    General Public Building: $704,000
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000
    General - Other: $399,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,443,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,663,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,509,000
    Property: $10,111,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,487,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $100,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,463,000

Laurens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $622,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,889,000
    Health - Other: $285,000
    General - Other: $126,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,453,000
    Police Protection: $3,672,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,144,000
    Health - Other: $2,821,000
    Regular Highways: $2,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,393,000
    Financial Administration: $1,439,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,219,000
    Solid Waste Management: $994,000
    Local Fire Protection: $958,000
    Parks and Recreation: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $519,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $520,000
    Public Welfare: $226,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,008,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,851,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,300,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,564,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,300,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,600,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,216,000
    General Revenue - Other: $979,000
    Rents: $143,000
    Sale of Property: $94,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Special Assessments: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $817,000
    General Public Building: $704,000
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000
    General - Other: $399,000
    Health - Other: $272,000
    Police Protection: $173,000
    Financial Administration: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,443,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,663,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $30,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,509,000
    Property: $10,111,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,487,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $100,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,463,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,880
  • Number of aged recipients: 245
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,635
  • Number of recipients under 18: 315
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,067
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 498
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 781
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 780
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