Laurens County, South Carolina (SC)

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County population in 2012: 66,223 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 69,567 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,545
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,830
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,355
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,150 (it was 5,935 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 715 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Laurens County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (14.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (14.3%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Construction (11.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Laurens County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (69.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
South Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 32,298  (50.6%)
Females: 34,239  (49.4%)

Laurens County,SC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Laurens County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,406 ($33,933 in 1999)

This county:

$35406
South Carolina:

$44163

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $420 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $562)
This county:

$420
State:

$594


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,800 (it was $67,600 in 2000)
Laurens:

$82,800
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,500 - $144,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $902
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $280

Institutionalized population: 1,042

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


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Laurens County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
68.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
61.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 206 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 171 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 166 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2005: 173 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2006: 138 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2007: 174 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2008: 129 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2009: 66 buildings, average cost: $164,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $530 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $322 (0.5%)

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: 23.8%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 69.3% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.8%
Laurens County:

23.8%
South Carolina:

18.6%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 50.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 63.7% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 11 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Laurens County is $461 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $511 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $646 a month.

Cities in this county include: Laurens, Clinton, Joanna, Watts Mills, Gray Court, Cross Hill, Waterloo, Mountville, Princeton.

Laurens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Laurens County: Philson Crossroads Rifle Range (A), Tip Top Hunt Camp (B), Ridge Road Hunt Camp (C), Tip Top Lookout (D), Dogwood Ridge Farm (E), Pool Town (F), Sign Board Crossroads (G), Lakeside Country Club (H), Laurens County Fire Department Durbin Creek (I), Laurens County Fire Department Western Laurens (J), Laurens County Home (K), Laurens County Fire Department Renno Station 1 (L), Laurens County Fire Department (M), Laurens County Fire Department Youngs Station 2 (N), Laurens County Fire Department Western Laurens Station 2 (O), Laurens County Fire Department Sandy Springs Station 2 (P), Laurens County Fire Department Renno Substation 2 (Q), Laurens County Fire Department Joanna Station 3 (R), Laurens County Fire Department Joanna Station 2 (S), Laurens County Fire Department Hickory Tavern Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Western Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Laurens County include: New Prospect Church (A), New Liberty Church (B), New Harmony Church (C), New Grove Church (D), New Durbin Church (E), New China Church (F), Walnut Grove Church (G), Mount Zion Church (H), Wateree Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wrights Cemetery (1), Princeton Cemetery (2), Franklin Cemetery (3), Babb Cemetery (4), Garrett Cemetery (5), Barksdale Cemetery (6), Martin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Gibbs Pond (A), Hendricks Pond (B), Larry Crenshaw Pond (C), Grace Recreation Pond (D), Old Clinton Reservoir (E), Duncan Creek Watershed Number 6b Reservoir (F), Herberts Pond (G), Doctor Scurrys Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Durbin Creek (A), Pumpkin Branch (B), Burris Creek (C), Strouds Branch (D), Stoddard Creek (E), Simmons Creek (F), Watkins Creek (G), Reedy River (H), Reedy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Laurens County: Laurens County PArk (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Abbeville County , Anderson County , Greenville County , Greenwood County , Newberry County , Spartanburg County , Union County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
South Carolina:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,822
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,087 (28% naturalized citizens)

Laurens County:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 554
  • 1990 to 1994: 172
  • 1985 to 1989: 119
  • 1980 to 1984: 62
  • 1975 to 1979: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1970 to 1974: 45
  • 1965 to 1969: 73

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.2%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Laurens County with a mortgage: 6,707 (698 second mortgage, 896 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,778

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Laurens County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,530105
Black Protestant5,38723
Mainline Protestant5,20141
Catholic3962
Other452
None25,978-
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: 10
Laurens County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
This county:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Laurens County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Laurens County:

12.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Laurens County:

32.9%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Laurens County:

Average size of farms: 153 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,808
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.27%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,144
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,709
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.19
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.87%
Corn for grain: 142 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 337 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 63 harvested acres
Vegetables: 168 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 199 acres

Tornado activity:

Laurens County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 5121489.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 76 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/28/1984, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 43 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurens County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 50.6 miles away from Laurens County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 142.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 153.5 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 206.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.8 miles away from Laurens 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 147.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Laurens County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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 (53%)
  • India (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)

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

  • United States or American (27%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Laurens County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,508 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 4,778 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 64 (0%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 32 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 573 (2%)
  • Other means: 232 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 451 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Laurens County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 878 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 534 people in nursing homes
  • 400 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 237 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 190 people in other group homes
  • 173 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 128 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 55 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

People in group quarters in Laurens County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 1,075 people in college/university student housing
  • 686 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 190 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 179 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 133 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 52 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,764.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($22,139 average AGI)
1.47% relocated from other states ($8,886 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.47%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Greenville County, SC  1.77% ($32,620 average AGI)
from Spartanburg County, SC  0.49% ($28,682)
from Greenwood County, SC  0.45% ($27,960)
from Anderson County, SC  0.17% ($31,447)
from Newberry County, SC  0.16% ($21,886)
from Richland County, SC  0.09% ($36,200)
from Pickens County, SC  0.07% ($23,750)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.19% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($20,905 average AGI)
1.48% relocated to other states ($7,721 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.48%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  2.01% ($29,167 average AGI)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.60% ($25,894)
to Greenwood County, SC  0.47% ($25,981)
to Newberry County, SC  0.18% ($27,026)
to Anderson County, SC  0.17% ($33,486)
to Richland County, SC  0.09% ($31,450)
to Lexington County, SC  0.09% ($31,526)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Laurens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Laurens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Laurens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,296 (7,481 aged, 2,815 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4854.880
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 128.170
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35512.26

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1195
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1112.490
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.27

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.81
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49.79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.27

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 76.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.3
  • Other - 26.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.2
  • Other - 41.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,135

Size of family households: 7,710 2-persons, 4,402 3-persons, 3,229 4-persons, 1,494 5-persons, 519 6-persons, 353 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,673 1-person, 981 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

9,960 married couples with children.
4,913 single-parent households (1,022 men, 3,891 women).

96.4% of residents of Laurens County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $327,582,000 ($4665 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,204,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $159,468,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $63,076,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,494,000
Federal grants: $87,992,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,547,000 ($14,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,007,000 ($6,796,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $186,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,315,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,803,000

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

Births: 4,336
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,822
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +467
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -117
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Laurens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.18 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 404
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,152
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,019
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,239
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,558
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,817
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,157
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,884
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,141
Rooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 166
  • 3 rooms: 564
  • 4 rooms: 2,883
  • 5 rooms: 5,971
  • 6 rooms: 5,246
  • 7 rooms: 3,029
  • 8 rooms: 1,553
  • 9+ rooms: 935
  • 1 room: 50
  • 2 rooms: 245
  • 3 rooms: 697
  • 4 rooms: 2,086
  • 5 rooms: 1,562
  • 6 rooms: 743
  • 7 rooms: 371
  • 8 rooms: 111
  • 9+ rooms: 70
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Laurens County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 584
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,558
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,709
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,065
  • 5+ bedrooms: 405
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 827
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,985
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,758
  • 4 bedrooms: 273
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,158
  • 1 vehicle: 5,539
  • 2 vehicles: 8,492
  • 3 vehicles: 3,622
  • 4 vehicles: 1,117
  • 5+ vehicles: 427
  • no vehicle: 1,332
  • 1 vehicle: 2,845
  • 2 vehicles: 1,371
  • 3 vehicles: 326
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5+ vehicles: 34

62% of Laurens County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in South Carolina.

Laurens County:

62.0%
State average:

56.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $62,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Laurens County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.1%)
  • Utility gas (40.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Electricity (46.4%)
  • Utility gas (37.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 695
Here:

8.4%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 347
Here:

8.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,176
Here:

45.7%
South Carolina:

20.3%

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 2002:

  • Construction - General: $10,000
    Judicial & Legal: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,213,000
    Police Protection: $2,433,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,836,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,676,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,528,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,172,000
    Financial Administration: $973,000
    Fire Protection: $939,000
    Central Staff Services: $728,000
    General Public Buildings: $606,000
    Libraries: $583,000
    Regular Highways: $555,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $260,000
    Parks & Recreation: $143,000
    Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $951,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $1,794,000
    Fire Protection: $473,000
    Housing & Community Development: $371,000
    Health: $107,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Higher Education: $1,563,000
    Welfare: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $436,000
    Financial Administration: $204,000
    General - Other: $179,000
    Police Protection: $140,000
    Health - Other: $101,000
    Regular Highways: $67,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
    Judicial: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,860,000

Laurens County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,534,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,587,000
    Hospital Public: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $409,000
    Housing & Community Development: $356,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $240,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,300,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $447,000
    Rents: $40,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,113,000
    Highways: $1,794,000
    All Other: $717,000
    Health & Hospitals: $126,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,009,000
    Total General Sales: $1,211,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $436,000
    NEC: $391,000
    Public Utilities: $100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $73,000

Laurens County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,860,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $16,245,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,615,000

Laurens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,815,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,973,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,207,000

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
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED146$105,781142$119,746673$130,80443$52,1863$1,295,000137$93,54780$60,513
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$110,60018$87,77855$111,90911$32,6360$07$96,71419$57,632
APPLICATIONS DENIED57$103,47483$86,687399$118,38159$26,4920$021$73,19076$55,711
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$115,76517$190,118197$126,9097$79,5710$014$161,64313$72,538
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$95,3084$78,00062$141,0974$42,7500$02$63,0005$56,600
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$161,86423$173,1301$216,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$174,53810$221,6002$225,5001$167,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$06$156,8330$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$206,0003$180,6671$160,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Laurens County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James69469.9 years
John50172.8 years
William49671.3 years
Mary46877.0 years
Robert28469.2 years
Willie27170.7 years
Charles21168.2 years
George21072.4 years
Thomas17871.9 years
Annie17279.1 years
Most common last names in Laurens County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27473.0 years
Williams24270.2 years
Davis17973.5 years
Brown15973.0 years
Johnson15874.2 years
Young15474.7 years
Simpson12371.2 years
Wilson12072.0 years
Hill11772.7 years
Jones11372.0 years
Businesses in Laurens County, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul5
H&R Block2UPS7
Hilton1Waffle House3
Howard Johnson1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1YMCA2

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