Laurel, Nebraska Population 2024

963

Laurel is a city located in Cedar County, Dixon County, and Wayne County Nebraska. Laurel has a 2024 population of 963. Laurel is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 973 in 2020.

The average household income in Laurel is $72,080 with a poverty rate of 10.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laurel is 39.4 years, 42.3 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Laurel Demographics

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

  • White: 93.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
726.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.03% (-10)
The current population of Laurel, Nebraska is 963 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 973.

Laurel, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89593.62%
Two or more races323.35%
Asian191.99%
Other race101.05%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Laurel Population by Race

Laurel Population Pyramid 2024

Laurel Median Age

39.4

Total

42.3

Male

37.4

Female

Laurel Adults

There are 752 adults, (207 of whom are seniors) in Laurel.

Laurel Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Sex Ratio

Female49551.78%
Male46148.22%

Laurel Population by Age

Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4222.2165.434.6
Married2122.8375.924.1
Non Family1571.357.342.7
Female372.3224.375.7
Male162.561000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laurel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.63%
9th to 12th Grade294.49%
High School Graduate16826.01%
Some College15123.37%
Associates Degree649.91%
Bachelors Degree14121.83%
Graduate Degree7611.76%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White611571213
Asian19194
Other Race1040
Hispanic1040
2+ Races660

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.86%.

Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,632$53,036$29,500
Less Than 9th Grade$25,417$26,042$0
High School Graduate$29,688$48,125$20,938
Some College$41,319$56,136$29,659
Bachelors Degree$39,028$50,536$0
Graduate Degree$73,611$77,292$58,750

$39,632

Average Earnings

$53,036

Average Male

$29,500

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

97.09% of Laurel residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Laurel Language

Laurel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White858738.51%
Multiple321959.38%
Asian19947.37%

10.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel is Multiple, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel is White, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.76%.

Laurel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.29%
Less Than 9th Grade12.2%
Some College7.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.68%
Male Employed11.33%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Laurel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,471$72,080
Families$74,018$91,773
Married Families$86,111$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,356$37,818

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laurel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Laurel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
World War II10
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War4

Laurel Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7424
75+20
55 to 645
35 to 544
18 to 340

Laurel Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White537.53%

Laurel Veterans by Race

Laurel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

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

69.56%

Born in Laurel

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 69.56% having been born in Nebraska. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laurel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029950-3-0.31%
2028953-2-0.21%
2027955-3-0.31%
2026958-2-0.21%
2025960-3-0.31%
2024963-2-0.21%
2023965-3-0.31%
202296850.52%
2021963-10-1.03%
2020973576.22%
2019916-4-0.43%
2018920-6-0.65%
2017926-12-1.28%
2016938121.3%
2015926-3-0.32%
2014929-16-1.69%
201394510.11%
2012944-6-0.63%
2011950-8-0.84%
201095800%

Laurel Population by Year