Laurel, Indiana Population 2020

494

Laurel is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 494, it is the 417th largest city in Indiana and the 13362nd largest city in the United States. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 512 in 2010. Laurel reached it's highest population of 512 in 2011. Spanning over 0 miles, Laurel has a population density of 2,075 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laurel is $35,776 with a poverty rate of 34.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $575 per month, and the median house value is $58,700. The median age in Laurel is 28.9 years, 32.5 years for males, and 28.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Laurel Demographics

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

  • White: 99.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Laurel, Indiana is 494, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 498.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 512.

Laurel, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54599.45%
Two or More Races30.55%

Laurel Population Pyramid 2020

Laurel Median Age

28.9


Total

32.5


Male

28.5


Female

Laurel Adults

There are 409 adults, (78 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female

294

53.65%

Male

254

46.35%

Laurel Households and Families

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.6%28.4%
Male60%40%
All59.4%40.6%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family48.8%51.2%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2242.4559.4
Non Family841.1548.8
Married813.3371.6
Female443.0556.8
Male153.1360

3.15

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurel Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4814.41%
9th to 12th Grade5015.02%
High School Graduate15747.15%
Some College4613.81%
Associates Degree154.50%
Bachelors Degree113.30%
Graduate Degree61.80%

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 70.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,594$35,769$21,250
Less Than High School$36,250$38,750$
High School Grad$30,208$35,156$22,500
Some College$21,417$26,250$20,833
Bachelors Degree$39,063$$
Graduate Degree$58,750$$

$28,594

Average Earnings

$35,769

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Laurel Language

Laurel Language by Age

Laurel Language

98.80% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Laurel Poverty

Laurel Poverty by Race

34.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.68%

Male Poverty Rate

35.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 34.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 34.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.90%
High School28.03%
Some College11.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed90.00%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed3.03%

Laurel Income

Laurel Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,324$35,776
Families$38,750$41,514
Married Families$46,042-
Non Families$12,500$18,932

Laurel Marital Status

Laurel Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

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

30

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
First Gulf War8
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
55 to 648
35 to 548
75+7
65 to 747
18 to 34

$Laurel Veterans by Education

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Employment Status

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

13.5%

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

76.46%

Born in Indiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 76.46% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% 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
2020494-2-0.40%
2019496-2-0.40%
2018498-3-0.60%
2017501-2-0.40%
2016503-3-0.59%
20155060.00%
2014506-2-0.39%
2013508-2-0.39%
2012510-2-0.39%
201151210.20%
20105110.00%