Laurel, Florida Population 2020

9,477

Laurel is a city located in Florida. Laurel has a 2020 population of 9,477. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 15.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,171 in 2010. Laurel reached it's highest population of 9,477 in 2018.

The average household income in Laurel is $76,335 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,164 per month, and the median house value is $220,400. The median age in Laurel is 58.3 years, 59.3 years for males, and 57.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Laurel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laurel was:

  • White: 90.47%
  • Black or African American: 5.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Laurel, Florida is 9,477, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,477.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,171.

Laurel, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,57490.47%
Black or African American4795.05%
Two or More Races2812.97%
Asian1151.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.30%

Laurel Population Pyramid 2020

Laurel Median Age

58.3


Total

59.3


Male

57.2


Female

Laurel Adults

There are 8,428 adults, (3,633 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

97.6

Age Dependency Ratio

75.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female

4,650

49.07%

Male

4,827

50.93%

Laurel Households and Families

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male83.5%16.5%
All79%21%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Female68.1%31.9%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6182.0579
Non Family2,1111.2568.2
Married2,0712.5790.9
Female2543.8368.1
Male1822.9583.5

2.64

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurel Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade941.21%
9th to 12th Grade3103.99%
High School Graduate2,45631.57%
Some College1,74122.38%
Associates Degree82510.61%
Bachelors Degree1,44218.54%
Graduate Degree91111.71%

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,1866,7892,236
Black30030070
Hispanic18718713
Multiple Races534610
Asian383824
Native American282813

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 63.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,844$37,981$35,667
Less Than High School$$49,167$15,324
High School Grad$32,044$32,917$27,500
Some College$34,772$35,943$34,096
Bachelors Degree$42,031$42,123$41,389
Graduate Degree$62,833$$58,333

$36,844

Average Earnings

$37,981

Average Male

$35,667

Average Female

Laurel Language

Laurel Language by Age

Laurel Language

94.29% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 5.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Laurel Poverty

Laurel Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3565346.39%
Asian1157766.96%
Black4797415.45%
Hispanic310103.23%
Multiple28182.85%

7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Asian, with 66.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Multiple, with 2.85% 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 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.08%
High School13.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Some College2.81%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed92.20%
Female Unemployed42.57%
Female Employed2.19%
Male Employed0.72%

Laurel Income

Laurel Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,875$76,335
Families$72,533$93,107
Married Families$72,865-
Non Families$40,194$55,933

Laurel Marital Status

Laurel Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Married by Age and Sex

Laurel Marriage

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

Laurel Marital Status by Race

Laurel Veterans

1,115

Number of Veterans

1,050

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam414
Korea162
World War II91
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War41

$Laurel Veterans by Education

3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Employment Status

46.7%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

19.32%

Born in Florida

92.71%

Native Born

7.29%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.71% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 19.32% having been born in Florida. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,4770.00%
20199,4770.00%
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%