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Laurens County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 713.8 square miles
Population Density 93.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 66,229
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 22.6%
65 and over 16.4%
Females 51.5%
White 71.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 25.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.5%
Veterans 4,965
Households and Housing
Households 25,184
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $37,383
The per capita income $19,153
Live below the poverty line. 20.6%
housing units 30,372
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,800
Residents owning their homes. 71.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,863
Women-owned firms 29.3%
Asian-owned firms 1.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 12.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $370,058
Retail sales per capita $5,315
Manufacturers shipments $1,562,273
Merchant wholesaler sales $66,953