Laurens employment information

IndexLaurensSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$22,572$24,222$28,555
Median household income$27,449$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,340$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,525$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$23,309$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$17,360$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.4%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Laurens is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laurens is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laurens is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laurens is 50% higher than the national average.

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Laurens median earnings by income bracket

Laurens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.2%1.7%
Manufacturing sector31.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%0.7%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%7.0%
Public administration6.7%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.6%
Education, health & social services4.8%45.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hodges, SC129$48,7509%
Fountain Inn, SC8,031$46,98912%
Cross Hill, SC550$42,08321%
Mountville, SC89$41,41323%
Enoree, SC823$41,31923%
Laurens, SC9,136$27,44949%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grinnell, IA9,136$45,07916%
Economy, PA9,133$76,63943%
Scotchtown, NY9,132$67,01725%
Washington Terrace, UT9,140$44,00218%
Frankfort Square, IL9,143$87,43863%
Laurens, SC9,136$27,44949%
Source: The Laurens, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.