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Laurens County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2021: 50,007 (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: 62 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurens County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.3%), Retail trade (13.7%), Manufacturing (11.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Laurens County, GA (2021)
    • 27,86656.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 18,72838.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,4162.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5981.2%Two or more races
    • 3030.6%Some other race alone
    • 1520.3%Asian alone
    • 1460.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 60.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.5 years
Males: 23,872  (47.7%)
Females: 26,135  (52.3%)
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Average household size:
Laurens County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $43,309 ($32,010 in 1999)
This county:

$43,309
Georgia:

$66,559

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $529 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $693)
This county:

$529
State:

$970


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $132,279 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Laurens:

$132,279
Georgia:

$249,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,856 - $218,897
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,166
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 922

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 45

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 58
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 271
  • Auto thefts: 47
Laurens County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 17 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2020: 21 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1999: 95 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $64,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Laurens, GA residents
Average permit cost in Laurens, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,394 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $920 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Laurens, GA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Laurens, GA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Laurens, GA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 25.2%
Laurens County:

25.2%
Georgia:

14.0%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.1% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 114.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.9 years old
(Males: 37.8 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 33.9 years old, American Indian residents: 14.2 years old, Asian residents: 28.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 20.7 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 March 2023:
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

3.3%

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: 86.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 659 (28.6% naturalized citizens)

Laurens County:

1.3%
Whole state:

10.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3382010 or later
  • 862000 to 2009
  • 2041990 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: 13,859
  • One, attached: 79
  • Two: 901
  • 3 or 4: 771
  • 5 to 9: 469
  • 10 to 19: 127
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 27
  • Mobile homes: 6,034
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Laurens County with a mortgage: 4,078 (173 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 117 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 71

Here:

5.3% with mortgage
State:

98.2% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 13% 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) earthquake occurred 208.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 294.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.2 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 167.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Laurens County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Laurens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,625 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,730 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 113 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 51 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 938 (4.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Venezuela (36%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • India (14%)
  • Bahamas (9%)
  • Jamaica (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Laurens County


  • American (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Polish (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 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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $55,085.

5.55% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($44,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Georgia average:

10.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.72% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($26,142 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($17,911 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.83%
Georgia average:

3.80%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Johnson County, GA  0.27% ($33,891 average AGI)
from Houston County, GA  0.26% ($45,163)
from Dodge County, GA  0.21% ($22,200)
from Bibb County, GA  0.19% ($43,344)
from Washington County, GA  0.17% ($41,966)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.17% ($40,357)
from Treutlen County, GA  0.17% ($45,714)


5.06% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($48,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Georgia average:

9.60%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.83% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($39,587 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($9,315 average AGI)
Laurens County:

1.23%
Georgia average:

3.15%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Houston County, GA  0.34% ($39,754 average AGI)
to Johnson County, GA  0.28% ($30,174)
to Bibb County, GA  0.23% ($31,769)
to Dodge County, GA  0.19% ($29,719)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.13% ($43,818)
to Chatham County, GA  0.13% ($33,500)
to Treutlen County, GA  0.13% ($32,909)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Laurens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.7%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,208)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (632)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (550)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (533)
  • Congestive heart failure (391)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (352)
  • Unspecified dementia (303)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (208)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (158)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (122)

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: 50,007
  • Male householders: 7,864 (1,926 living alone), Female householders: 10,049 (3,220 living alone)
  • 7,965 spouses (7,828 opposite-sex spouses), 921 unmarried partners, (890 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 16,085 children (14,837 natural, 768 adopted, 502 stepchildren), 1,642 grandchildren, 940 brothers or sisters, 954 parents, 42 foster children, 959 other relatives, 1,697 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 812

Size of family households: 5,648 2-persons, 2,885 3-persons, 2,068 4-persons, 1,029 5-persons, 271 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,144 1-person, 466 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

5,532 married couples with children.
4,785 single-parent households (858 men, 3,927 women).

97.5% of residents of Laurens speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 49% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very 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:

6.4
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 172020 or later
  • 1,4352010 to 2019
  • 3,6122000 to 2009
  • 4,7481990 to 1999
  • 3,5581980 to 1989
  • 3,2511970 to 1979
  • 2,2721960 to 1969
  • 1,4751950 to 1959
  • 6181940 to 1949
  • 7441939 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
  • 282 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 9154 rooms
  • 1,7955 rooms
  • 3,6246 rooms
  • 2,1147 rooms
  • 1,1738 rooms
  • 1,9459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 1661 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 5173 rooms
  • 1,7024 rooms
  • 1,5595 rooms
  • 9096 rooms
  • 4957 rooms
  • 1818 rooms
  • 4209+ 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
  • 39no bedroom
  • 1851 bedroom
  • 1,6282 bedrooms
  • 7,3313 bedrooms
  • 2,0824 bedrooms
  • 4385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens County, Georgia
  • 173no bedroom
  • 5891 bedroom
  • 2,1072 bedrooms
  • 2,6273 bedrooms
  • 3044 bedrooms
  • 2205+ 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
  • 268no vehicle
  • 3,5281 vehicle
  • 4,7032 vehicles
  • 1,7533 vehicles
  • 1,1054 vehicles
  • 5055+ 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
  • 665no vehicle
  • 3,6641 vehicle
  • 1,2082 vehicles
  • 3153 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles

90.7% of Laurens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Georgia.

Laurens County:

90.7%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 41,173
  • Other state: 7,617
  • Northeast: 954
  • Midwest: 994
  • South: 4,880
  • West: 772
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
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 92.7%Electricity
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 650
Here:

12.1%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 237
Here:

8.9%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 230
Here:

12.2%
Georgia:

19.6%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    General - Other: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,235,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,298,000
    Health - Other: $3,025,000
    General - Other: $2,776,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,725,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $987,000
    Parks and Recreation: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $249,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,031,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,828,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,172,000
    Sale of Property: $2,630,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
    Rents: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $713,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Health - Other: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $123,000
    General Public Building: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $28,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,895,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,533,000
    Property: $10,470,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,650,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $164,000
    Other: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $107,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $207,000

Laurens County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    General - Other: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,235,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,298,000
    Health - Other: $3,025,000
    General - Other: $2,776,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,725,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $987,000
    Parks and Recreation: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $249,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,031,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,828,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,172,000
    Sale of Property: $2,630,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
    Rents: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $713,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Health - Other: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $123,000
    General Public Building: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $28,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,895,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,533,000
    Property: $10,470,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,650,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $164,000
    Other: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $107,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $207,000

Laurens County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    General - Other: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,235,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,298,000
    Health - Other: $3,025,000
    General - Other: $2,776,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,725,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $987,000
    Parks and Recreation: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $249,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,031,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,828,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,172,000
    Sale of Property: $2,630,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
    Rents: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $713,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Health - Other: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $123,000
    General Public Building: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $28,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,895,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,533,000
    Property: $10,470,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,650,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $164,000
    Other: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $107,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $207,000

Laurens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $631,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,954,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
    General - Other: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,235,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,298,000
    Health - Other: $3,025,000
    General - Other: $2,776,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,725,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,237,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,156,000
    Solid Waste Management: $987,000
    Parks and Recreation: $625,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Libraries: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $274,000
    Public Welfare: $249,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $254,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $4,031,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,512,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,300,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,601,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,828,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,200,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,172,000
    Sale of Property: $2,630,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,061,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
    Rents: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $713,000
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Health - Other: $164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $123,000
    General Public Building: $118,000
    Financial Administration: $28,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,295,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,895,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,533,000
    Property: $10,470,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,650,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $164,000
    Other: $116,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $107,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $58,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $207,000

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