Laurel, Indiana Population 2024

417

Laurel is a city located in Franklin County Indiana. Laurel has a 2024 population of 417. Laurel is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 407 in 2020.

The average household income in Laurel is $37,678 with a poverty rate of 31.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laurel is 27.8 years, 27.7 years for males, and 28 years for females.

Laurel Demographics

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

  • White: 81.97%
  • Two or more races: 14.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.23%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,751.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.46% (10)
The current population of Laurel, Indiana is 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 407.

Laurel, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48281.97%
Two or more races8714.8%
Black or African American193.23%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Laurel Population by Race

Laurel Population Pyramid 2024

Laurel Median Age

27.8

Total

27.7

Male

28

Female

Laurel Adults

There are 391 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

93.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female35961.05%
Male22938.95%

Laurel Population by Age

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2552.3159.240.8
Non Family1141.0473.726.3
Female763.292575
Married503.188614
Male15433.366.7
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

59.2%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.62%.

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,712

Average Earnings

$33,672

Average Male

$22,417

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

100% of Laurel residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Laurel Language

Laurel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48211523.86%
Multiple877181.61%
showing: 2 rows

31.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.72%

Male Poverty Rate

41.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Multiple, with 81.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 23.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.99%.

Laurel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College37.33%
Less Than 9th Grade31.37%
High School13.61%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72%
Female Employed38.3%
Male Employed5.26%
Male 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

24.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.5%

Male Marriage Rate

21.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Laurel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

3

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

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

11.9%

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

81.46%

Born in Laurel

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 81.46% having been born in Indiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943230.7%
202842930.7%
202742630.71%
202642330.71%
202542030.72%
202441730.72%
202341430.73%
202241130.74%
202140810.25%
2020407-135-24.91%
2019542-2-0.37%
201854410.18%
2017543-2-0.37%
2016545-4-0.73%
2015549-1-0.18%
2014550-1-0.18%
2013551-3-0.54%
2012554-1-0.18%
201155510.18%
2010554
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Laurel Population by Year