Laurens County GA Information


Laurens County Subdivisions

Laurens County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,290
Population in Households 48,289
Population in Familes 40,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,001
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 18,895
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 13,115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,808 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,087 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,947 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $89,095
Average Home Value $119,065


Median Household Income $35,978
Average Household Income $52,393
Per Capita Income $20,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.17%
Households 0.22% 0.11%
Families 0.07% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Laurens County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurens County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 74th
Population Density1 # 85 47th
Diversity Index2 # 76 53rd
Median Household Income # 101 37th
Per Capita Income # 71 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.