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.

Loris is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.81%), maintenance occupations (11.57%), and food service (8.34%).

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.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Loris has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Loris a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Loris citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.50% of adults 25 and older in Loris have a college degree.

The per capita income in Loris in 2010 was $18,121, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,484 for a family of four. However, Loris contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, French , and Haitian.

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