Laurens County GA Information


Laurens County Subdivisions

Laurens County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,971
Daytime Population: Workers 19,229
Daytime Population: Residents 30,784
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,013
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 47,910
Population in Familes 40,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,061
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $37,646
Average Household Income $55,629
Per Capita Income $21,657


Total Housing Units 21,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,747 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,043 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,860 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $91,485
Average Home Value $125,500


Total Households 18,790
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 13,023
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% -0.03%
Households 0.11% -0.06%
Families -0.04% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


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, 2017 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 Density # 87 46th
Diversity Index # 76 53rd
Median Household Income # 96 40th
Per Capita Income # 67 58th

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