Laurens County, GA Demographics

The total population of Laurens County is estimated to be 49,407 with 23,587 males (47.74%) and 25,820 females (52.26%). There are 2,233 more females than males in Laurens County.
The median household income in Laurens County was $45,739 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,007(2.25%) from $44,732 in 2020. This income is 61.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Laurens County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $50,668. Overall, the median household income for the county of Laurens County stands at $45,739.
In Laurens County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $33,365 for males and $19,478 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,721 for males and $35,749 for females.
In Laurens County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, Two or More Races households report a median household income of $74,313, followed by White households at $56,081, and Black or African American households with a median household income of $27,766.
In 2022, the population of Laurens County was 49,660, a 0.27% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Laurens County's population was 49,527, a decline of 0.03% compared to a population of 49,544 in 2020.
The median age in Laurens County, GA is 39.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.74% were under the age of 15, 18.56% aged 15 to 29, 43.28% aged 30 to 64, 15.31% aged 65 to 84, and 2.11% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Laurens County population: 57.92% are White, 38.36% are Black or African American, 0.22% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.30% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.94% are some other race and 1.24% are multiracial.