Loris, SC


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Living in Loris

Loris is a very small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,591 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Loris is the 127th largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Loris isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Loris are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Loris is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Loris who work in sales jobs (16.71%), maintenance occupations (13.23%), and food service (9.86%).

Also of interest is that Loris has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Loris is worth considering.

The percentage of adults in Loris with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.22% of adults in Loris have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Loris in 2010 was $16,883, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,532 for a family of four.

Loris is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Loris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loris residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Loris include Irish, German, Haitian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Loris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.