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Laurens County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 807.3 square miles
Population Density 60 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 47,999
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 52.3%
White 61.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.4
Asian 1%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 36.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15%
Veterans 3,407
Households and Housing
Households 17,632
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.7%
Median household income $34,793
The per capita income $18,625
Live below the poverty line. 24.7%
housing units 21,174
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $85,200
Residents owning their homes. 65.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,485
Women-owned firms 27.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $613,069
Retail sales per capita $12,912
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $252,146