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|People QuickFacts||Laurens County||South Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||66,229||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||66,539||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-0.5%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.1%||6.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||22.6%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||16.4%||15.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.5%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||71.9%||68.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||25.9%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||1.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.3%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||4.2%||5.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||68.4%||63.9%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||86.6%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||2.7%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||4.4%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||77.1%||84.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||14.4%||24.6%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||24.2||23.4|
|Housing units, 2013||30,372||2,158,652|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||71.4%||69.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||6.8%||17.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$84,200||$137,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.57||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$19,636||$23,906|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$38,829||$44,623|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||20.0%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Laurens County||South Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||939||101,2281|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||16,742||1,548,5161|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||5.5%||1.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,219||304,327|
|Total number of firms, 2007||3,863||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||12.1%||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.7%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||29.3%||27.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,562,273||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||66,953||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||370,058||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$5,315||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||53,708||8,383,463|
|Building permits, 2012||133||18,708|
|Geography QuickFacts||Laurens County||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||713.80||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||93.2||153.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metro Area|