Laurel, Iowa Population 2024

217

Laurel is a city located in Marshall County Iowa. Laurel has a 2024 population of 217. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 217 in 2020.

The average household income in Laurel is $67,888 with a poverty rate of 10.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laurel is 50.5 years, 41.9 years for males, and 53.9 years for females.

Laurel Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
864.60/sq mi
The current population of Laurel, Iowa is 217 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 217.

Laurel, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White198100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Laurel Population by Race

Laurel Population Pyramid 2024

Laurel Median Age

50.5

Total

41.9

Male

53.9

Female

Laurel Adults

There are 173 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female8542.93%
Male11357.07%

Laurel Population by Age

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All972.0488.711.3
Married472.6493.66.4
Non Family351.1477.122.9
Female102.41000
Male521000
showing: 5 rows

2.5

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

88.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laurel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laurel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.83%.

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,722

Average Earnings

$53,438

Average Male

$25,795

Average Female

Laurel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laurel Language

98.44% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Laurel Language

Laurel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1952110.77%
showing: 1 rows

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.5%

Male Poverty Rate

9.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Laurel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
High School17.19%
Some College3.08%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.62%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Laurel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laurel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Laurel Veterans by War

count

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Laurel Veterans by Age

count

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Laurel Veterans by Race

Laurel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.41%

Born in Laurel

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 91.41% having been born in Iowa. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laurel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029217
2028217
2027217
2026217
2025217
2024217
2023217
2022217
2021217
2020217-15-6.47%
2019232-3-1.28%
2018235-2-0.84%
2017237
2016237-2-0.84%
2015239-2-0.83%
2014241-1-0.41%
201324210.41%
2012241-1-0.41%
201124231.26%
2010239
showing: 20 rows

Laurel Population by Year