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Laurens, SC (South Carolina) Houses and Residents

Laurens,SC index of house prices

Total population: 9,182 (All urban)

Houses: 4,455 (3,934 occupied: 2,173 owner occupied, 1,749 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

32%

Housing density: 421 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $144,711.

Median contract rent in 2013: $283 (lower quartile is $172, upper quartile is $379)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $450


Median gross rent in Laurens, SC in 2013: $427

Housing units in Laurens with a mortgage: 1,189 (88 second mortgage, 179 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,017

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $57,337

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $26,295

Median monthly housing costs: $498


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Laurens, South Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,687 (it was $66,000 in 2000)
Laurens:

$81,687
South Carolina:

$139,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,554 - $111,308
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,209
  • In family households: 7,686 (1,398 male householders, 1,159 female householders)
    1,463 spouses, 2,890 children (2,725 natural, 54 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 327 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 73 parents, 71 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,523 (519 male householders (435 living alone)), 842 female householders (829 living alone)), 162 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 490 (235 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,118 2-persons, 705 3-persons, 472 4-persons, 147 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,264 1-person, 53 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 12 5-persons.

1,044 married couples with children.
1,045 single-parent households (92 men, 953 women).

96.1% of residents of Laurens speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (20% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 38% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 124 (1.3%)
(15.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurens, South Carolina:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 5772 bedrooms
  • 1,4723 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, South Carolina:

  • 30no bedroom
  • 2711 bedroom
  • 7822 bedrooms
  • 4243 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 200no vehicle
  • 9101 vehicle
  • 8222 vehicles
  • 2983 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in renter-occupied apartments

  • 495no vehicle
  • 6981 vehicle
  • 3142 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens, South Carolina:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 2384 rooms
  • 6935 rooms
  • 6096 rooms
  • 4567 rooms
  • 1968 rooms
  • 1299+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, South Carolina:

  • 181 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 2383 rooms
  • 5184 rooms
  • 4145 rooms
  • 2056 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 388 rooms
  • 289+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Laurens, SC household income distribution

  • Laurens, SC household income distribution
  • 713Less than $10,000
  • 382$10,000 to $14,999
  • 349$15,000 to $19,999
  • 247$20,000 to $24,999
  • 364$25,000 to $29,999
  • 255$30,000 to $34,999
  • 257$35,000 to $39,999
  • 198$40,000 to $44,999
  • 232$45,000 to $49,999
  • 234$50,000 to $59,999
  • 338$60,000 to $74,999
  • 204$75,000 to $99,999
  • 100$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Laurens, SC

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Laurens, SC
  • 76Less than $10,000
  • 92$10,000 to $14,999
  • 119$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 92$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$35,000 to $39,999
  • 155$40,000 to $49,999
  • 47$50,000 to $59,999
  • 98$60,000 to $69,999
  • 226$70,000 to $79,999
  • 220$80,000 to $89,999
  • 272$90,000 to $99,999
  • 147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 99$125,000 to $149,999
  • 84$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 to $249,999
  • 120$250,000 to $299,999
  • 11$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Laurens, SC

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Laurens, SC
  • 4Less than $100
  • 39$100 to $149
  • 223$150 to $199
  • 184$200 to $249
  • 262$250 to $299
  • 77$300 to $349
  • 166$350 to $399
  • 142$400 to $449
  • 40$450 to $499
  • 62$500 to $549
  • 149$550 to $599
  • 90$600 to $649
  • 36$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 44$1,250 to $1,499
  • 162No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 591995 to March 2000
  • 111990 to 1994
  • 121985 to 1989
  • 291980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 13Before 1965
Laurens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 161
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 668
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 707
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 673
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 466
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 242
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 326
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 84
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 96
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 247
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 70
  • 90 or more minutes: 53
Laurens, SC Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.1%
Number of people working at home: 50 (1.3% of all workers)

Laurens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,963 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 663 (17%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 105 (3%)
  • Other means: 50 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,630
 United States or American: 1,227
 English: 443
 Irish: 379
 German: 315
 Scotch-Irish: 310
 Scottish: 87
 French (except Basque): 82
 European: 63
 Subsaharan African:: 47
 African: 47
 Italian: 41
 Dutch: 33
 Polish: 31
 Acadian/Cajun: 29
 Swiss: 24
 Lithuanian: 8
 Northern European: 8
 Welsh: 6

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

  • 77%Mexico
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 6%Poland
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Germany

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

  • This state: 7,886
  • Northeast: 272
  • Midwest: 226
  • South: 1,017
  • West: 140

60% of Laurens residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in South Carolina.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 58
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 61
  • 5th and 6th grade: 67
  • 7th and 8th grade: 111
  • 9th grade: 155
  • 10th grade: 127
  • 11th grade: 134
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 74
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 872
  • Less than 1 year of college: 246
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 192
  • Associate degree: 121
  • Bachelor's degree: 351
  • Master's degree: 57
  • Professional school degree: 49
  • Doctorate degree: 30

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 64
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 145
  • 7th and 8th grade: 263
  • 9th grade: 229
  • 10th grade: 243
  • 11th grade: 192
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 118
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,176
  • Less than 1 year of college: 227
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 253
  • Associate degree: 180
  • Bachelor's degree: 392
  • Master's degree: 177
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 10.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.9%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.0%Males
Laurens marital status for males
Laurens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,298
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 93
  • 3 or 4: 206
  • 5 to 9: 403
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 149
  • Mobile homes: 202

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,166

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Laurens:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 43.2%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 86
Here:

8.4%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

5.4%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

13.3%
South Carolina:

20.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)