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Laurens
  • Town in South Carolina

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Laurens is a town in South Carolina with a population of 9,276. Laurens is in Laurens County. Living in Laurens offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Laurens there are a lot of parks. Many families and retirees live in Laurens and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$741
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    548
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    53.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    21.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    343.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,557.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  11%

Working in Laurens

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,585
National
$75,149

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