Laurel Lake, New Jersey Population 2024

2,246

Laurel Lake is a city located in Cumberland County New Jersey. Laurel Lake has a 2024 population of 2,246. Laurel Lake is currently declining at a rate of -2.18% annually and its population has decreased by -15.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,661 in 2020.

The average household income in Laurel Lake is $64,143 with a poverty rate of 22.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laurel Lake is 40.5 years, 39.7 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Laurel Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 84.95%
  • Two or more races: 11.85%
  • Black or African American: 2.09%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,292.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-15.6% (-415)
The current population of Laurel Lake, New Jersey is 2,246 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,661.

Laurel Lake, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,99384.95%
Two or more races27811.85%
Black or African American492.09%
Other race261.11%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Laurel Lake Population by Race

Laurel Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Laurel Lake Median Age

40.5

Total

39.7

Male

41.3

Female

Laurel Lake Adults

There are 1,704 adults, (270 of whom are seniors) in Laurel Lake.

Laurel Lake Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Lake Sex Ratio

Female1,19951.11%
Male1,14748.89%

Laurel Lake Population by Age

Laurel Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9062.597129
Married3693.4969.930.1
Non Family3461.2789.310.7
Female1062.6617.982.1
Male853.9967.132.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laurel Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade382.39%
9th to 12th Grade935.85%
High School Graduate69243.55%
Some College37923.85%
Associates Degree21313.4%
Bachelors Degree17410.95%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laurel Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3541,244167
2+ Races1381380
Hispanic79797
Black49280
Other Race26260

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.33%.

Laurel Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,477$48,810$25,145
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$31,898$41,174$16,884
Some College$47,917$60,677$0
Bachelors Degree$27,029$0$26,575
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$32,477

Average Earnings

$48,810

Average Male

$25,145

Average Female

Laurel Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laurel Lake Language

96.79% of Laurel Lake residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2% of the population.

Laurel Lake Language

Laurel Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,92143822.8%
Hispanic1986733.84%
Multiple2784616.55%
Black492857.14%
Other262180.77%

22.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel Lake is Other, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel Lake is Multiple, with 16.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.82%.

Laurel Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.62%
High School21.24%
Some College19.43%
Bachelors or Greater10.92%

Laurel Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed13.67%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Laurel Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,321$64,143
Families$63,864$72,547
Married Families$105,446$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,600$34,346

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laurel Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laurel Lake 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 45-54.

Laurel Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurel Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

159

Number of Veterans

118

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam53
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War36
Korea21
World War II0

Laurel Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5441
18 to 3436
65 to 7433
55 to 6428
75+21

Laurel Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1389.26%
Other Race2180.77%
Hispanic2126.58%

Laurel Lake Veterans by Race

Laurel Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

38.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Lake 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

81.71%

Born in Laurel Lake

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Laurel Lake residents were born in the United States, with 81.71% having been born in New Jersey. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laurel Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,246-50-2.18%
20232,296-50-2.13%
20222,346-50-2.09%
20212,396-265-9.96%
20202,661-664-19.97%
20193,325-178-5.08%
20183,5031815.45%
20173,322-69-2.03%
20163,3911986.2%
20153,1932287.69%
20142,96531311.8%
20132,652-217-7.56%
20122,869-2-0.07%
20112,871-118-3.95%
20102,98900%

Laurel Lake Population by Year