Laurel, Montana Population 2022

6,576
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Laurel is a city located in Yellowstone County Montana. Laurel has a 2020 population of 6,576. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,766 in 2010.

The average household income in Laurel is $64,678 with a poverty rate of 7.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $832 per month, and the median house value is $174,000. The median age in Laurel is 40.9 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Laurel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laurelwas:

  • White: 97.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Laurel, Montana is 6,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,576.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,766.

Laurel, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,68997.88%
Two or More Races851.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.47%
Some Other Race170.25%
Asian110.16%
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Laurel Population by Race

Laurel Population Pyramid $2022

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Laurel Median Age

40.9


Total

38.5


Male

44.7


Female

Laurel Adults

There are 5,298 adults, (1,320 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female

3,460

50.63%

Male

3,374

49.37%

Laurel Population by Age

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male56.8%43.2%
All68.6%31.4%
Female71%29%
Married83.3%16.7%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0052.2468.6
Married1,4312.8483.3
Non Family1,1881.2551.9
Female2383.1171
Male1483.1356.8

2.85

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Laurel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.55%
9th to 12th Grade2405.08%
High School Graduate1,94441.15%
Some College1,07522.76%
Associates Degree51210.84%
Bachelors Degree72715.39%
Graduate Degree1533.24%
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Laurel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,5754,273854
Hispanic7676
2+ Races505020
Native American12126
Asian11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,160$46,750$29,194
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,594$48,950$22,309
Some College$35,298$40,417$31,250
Bachelors Degree$46,894$73,750$37,125
Graduate Degree$66,250$55,568$70,714

$36,160

Average Earnings

$46,750

Average Male

$29,194

Average Female

Laurel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Language by Age

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Laurel Language

96.52% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Laurel Language

Laurel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3114717.46%
Multiple792025.32%
OtherNaN%

7.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.42%

Male Poverty Rate

9.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Multiple, with 25.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.20%.

Laurel Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.70%
Less Than 9th Grade5.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%
Some College3.49%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.22%
Female Employed3.44%
Male Employed2.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,503$64,678
Families$76,281$76,346
Married Families$80,920-
Non Families$34,972$41,502
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Income by Household Type

Laurel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Laurel Marital Status by Race

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Laurel Marital Status

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512

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam165
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War78
Korea69
World War II20

Laurel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+137
65 to 74120
55 to 6491
35 to 5489
18 to 3475

Laurel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5009.61%
Hispanic4648.94%
Native American1237.50%

Laurel Veterans by Race

Laurel Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Employment by Age

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Laurel Employment by Race

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Laurel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.73%

Born in Laurel

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 56.73% having been born in Montana. 0.26% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,576-53-0.80%
20216,629-53-0.79%
20206,682-53-0.79%
20196,735-53-0.78%
20186,788-58-0.85%
20176,846-39-0.57%
20166,885-73-1.05%
20156,95820.03%
20146,956-95-1.35%
20137,051941.35%
20126,9571021.49%
20116,855891.32%
20106,7665110.79%
20006,2555690.96%
19905,6862050.37%
19805,4811,0272.10%
19704,454-147-0.32%
19604,6019382.31%
19503,6639092.89%
19402,7541960.74%
19302,5580.00%

Laurel Population by Year