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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Laurens County is $19,002, which is lower than the state average of $25,427 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Laurens County median household income is $33,487, which has grown by 4.61% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.28% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Laurens County residents spend 22.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 27.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #92

Laurens County
19,002 USD
Georgia
25,427 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Laurens County
27,453 USD
Georgia
29,424 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Laurens County
32,555 USD
Georgia
33,645 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Laurens County
23,792 USD
Georgia
25,105 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #119
Laurens County
33,487 USD
Georgia
49,342 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Laurens County
49,105 USD
Georgia
68,317 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #144
Laurens County
4.61%
Georgia
16.28%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income12.21%$9,630, see rank16.09%$15,04921.11%$16,919
Social Security Income37.87%$15,153, see rank26.97%$17,11429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.78%$2,559, see rank1.91%$3,3102.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.97%$21,248, see rank16.32%$24,53317.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Laurens County
42,821 USD
Georgia
59,068 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Laurens County
58,158 USD
Georgia
78,856 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
White$41,039, see rank$56,472$56,900
Black$22,683, see rank$36,356$35,600
Hispanic$48,281, see rank$38,032$42,396
Asian$97,750, see rank$64,364$73,244
Two or More Races$27,688, see rank$46,698$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
less than 25$25,410, see rank$23,220$25,788
25 to 44$34,675, see rank$51,851$58,398
45 to 64$40,901, see rank$58,662$65,027
65 or over$26,114, see rank$36,350$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over37,241, see rank7,693,577248,775,628
Male117,451, 46.86%, see rank48.19%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:29,493, 54.40%, see rank68.68%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces216, 0.09%, see rank1.19%0.73%
Male, Civilian29,477, 54.31%, see rank67.49%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed38,754, 92.37%, see rank89.31%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3723, 7.63%, see rank10.69%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force27,958, 45.60%, see rank31.32%30.72%
Female119,790, 53.14%, see rank51.81%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:28,862, 44.78%, see rank58.27%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.11%
Female, Civilian28,862, 44.78%, see rank58.13%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed38,317, 93.85%, see rank89.13%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3545, 6.15%, see rank10.87%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force210,928, 55.22%, see rank41.73%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over16,814, 100%4,253,203141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone14,491, 86.18%, see rank79.49%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,683, 10.01%, see rank10.41%9.59%
Public Transportation29, 0.17%, see rank2.10%5.06%
Walked194, 1.15%, see rank1.57%2.78%
Other Means116, 0.69%, see rank1.66%1.79%
Worked at Home301, 1.79%, see rank4.78%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Laurens County
22.6 minutes
Georgia
27.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over17,0714,300,074143,435,233
Male18,754, 51.28%, see rank51.97%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,057, 23.50%, see rank31.98%33.12%
Service Occupations21,364, 15.58%, see rank14.45%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,327, 15.16%, see rank17.93%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations232, 0.37%, see rank0.92%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2998, 11.40%, see rank9.27%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,163, 24.71%, see rank18.73%17.94%
Female18,317, 48.72%, see rank48.03%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,927, 35.19%, see rank39.87%40.04%
Service Occupations21,825, 21.94%, see rank19.69%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations23,088, 37.13%, see rank32.68%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22, 0.02%, see rank0.23%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations22, 0.02%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2473, 5.69%, see rank6.88%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Laurens CountyGeorgiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over17,071, 100%4,300,074143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining348, 2.04%, see rank1.18%1.96%
Construction1,251, 7.33%, see rank6.38%6.17%
Manufacturing1,956, 11.46%, see rank10.63%10.43%
Wholesale Trade336, 1.97%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade2,284, 13.38%, see rank11.95%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities771, 4.52%, see rank5.98%4.93%
Information237, 1.39%, see rank2.49%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing779, 4.56%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,067, 6.25%, see rank11.42%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance4,530, 26.54%, see rank21.10%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,304, 7.64%, see rank9.25%9.49%
Public Administration1,149, 6.73%, see rank5.40%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration1,059, 6.20%, see rank4.99%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Laurens County%GeorgiaU.S.
Population in Poverty12,04625.71%, see rank18.48%15.59%
Family in Poverty2,61221.78%, see rank14.22%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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