Laurel, Florida Population 2022

9,518
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Laurel is a city located in Sarasota County Florida. Laurel has a 2020 population of 9,518. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 16.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,171 in 2010.

The average household income in Laurel is $81,178 with a poverty rate of 6.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,271 per month, and the median house value is $235,700. The median age in Laurel is 59.1 years, 60.3 years for males, and 57.4 years for females.

Laurel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laurelwas:

  • White: 86.56%
  • Black or African American: 7.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Laurel, Florida is 9,518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,171.

Laurel, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,23986.56%
Black or African American7217.58%
Two or More Races3693.88%
Asian1541.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.37%
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Laurel Population by Race

Laurel Population Pyramid $2022

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Laurel Median Age

59.1


Total

60.3


Male

57.4


Female

Laurel Adults

There are 8,358 adults, (3,770 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

82.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female

4,829

50.74%

Male

4,689

49.26%

Laurel Population by Age

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female65.2%34.8%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
All81.4%18.6%
Male84%16%
Married92.6%7.4%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6092.0781.4
Non Family2,2151.2173.3
Married1,9492.6792.6
Female2823.965.2
Male1633.3184

2.75

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Laurel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade861.12%
9th to 12th Grade3284.26%
High School Graduate2,29529.82%
Some College1,69822.06%
Associates Degree83010.78%
Bachelors Degree1,55520.21%
Graduate Degree90411.75%
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Laurel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0436,6372,274
Black424424120
Hispanic11411418
Asian545437
2+ Races443610
Native American353518

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.52%.

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,480$38,992$38,201
Less Than 9th Grade$27,917$45,000$14,583
High School Graduate$31,985$31,894$32,099
Some College$37,500$38,442$34,159
Bachelors Degree$51,815$44,792$57,643
Graduate Degree$64,750$$58,906

$38,480

Average Earnings

$38,992

Average Male

$38,201

Average Female

Laurel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Language by Age

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Laurel Language

93.45% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 6.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Laurel Language

Laurel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0664135.12%
Asian15410870.13%
Black7219212.76%
Multiple369154.07%
OtherNaN%

6.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.74%

Male Poverty Rate

6.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Asian, with 70.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Multiple, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.16%.

Laurel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.32%
High School11.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%
Some College2.25%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed71.13%
Female Unemployed32.52%
Female Employed1.97%
Male Employed0.00%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,631$81,178
Families$74,080$96,566
Married Families$76,191-
Non Families$44,591$63,906
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Income by Household Type

Laurel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Married by Age and Sex

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Laurel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Laurel Marital Status by Race

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Laurel Marital Status

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1,120

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam500
Korea158
First Gulf War74
World War II63
Second Gulf War

Laurel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+554
65 to 74339
55 to 64152
35 to 5475
18 to 34

Laurel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,09414.22%
Black163.56%
Hispanic116.29%
2+ Races1019.23%

Laurel Veterans by Race

Laurel Veterans by Education

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2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Veterans by Education

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Employment by Age

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Laurel Employment by Race

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Laurel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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18.11%

Born in Laurel

93.63%

Native Born

6.37%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

4.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.63% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 18.11% having been born in Florida. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laurel Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,5180.00%
20219,5180.00%
20209,5180.00%
20199,518410.43%
20189,4771942.09%
20179,283480.52%
20169,235-155-1.65%
20159,3905025.65%
20148,8882713.14%
20138,6174435.42%
20128,174-58-0.70%
20118,232610.75%
20108,1710.00%

Laurel Population by Year