Laurens County Information

Laurens in Georgia occupies 819 square miles and has a 2006 population of 47,316, a change from a 2000 population of 44,874 and 39,988 in 1990. 13.6% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.7% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 144 acts of violent crime reported in Laurens in 2004, a change from 191 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,204 people: 5.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.6%.

Read more about Laurens, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLaurens 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area819 sq. milesRanked 1,135 of 3,140
Population 200647,316Ranked 995 of 3,140
Population 200546,939 
Population 200044,874Ranked 1,000 of 3,140
Population 199039,988Ranked 1,000 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion63.4% 
African American35.1% 
Asian American.9% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.3% 
Population 5 to 1414% 
Population 15 to 2413.6% 
Population 25 to 3413.7% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 747.1% 
Population 75 and up6.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes144191
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes12 
Robberies35 
Aggravated Assaults96 
Total Property Crimes1,7211,753
Burglaries353 
Larceny Thefts1,262 
Motor Vehicle Thefts106 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population22,73421,528
Unemployed Population1,204992
Unemployment Rate5.3%4.6%

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