Laurel Park, North Carolina Population 2024

2,314

Laurel Park is a city located in Henderson County and Transylvania County North Carolina. Laurel Park has a 2024 population of 2,314. Laurel Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,254 in 2020.

The average household income in Laurel Park is $117,258 with a poverty rate of 6.02%. The median age in Laurel Park is 57.2 years: 55.5 years for males, and 60.9 years for females.

Laurel Park Demographics

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

  • White: 95.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.37%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
821.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.66% (60)
The current population of Laurel Park, North Carolina is 2,314 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,254.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,48595.03%
Two or more races622.37%
Asian331.26%
Black or African American301.15%
Native American50.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Laurel Park Population by Race

Laurel Park Population Pyramid 2024

Laurel Park Median Age

57.2

Total

55.5

Male

60.9

Female

Laurel Park Adults

There are 2,253 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Age Dependency

112.6

Age Dependency Ratio

83.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Park Sex Ratio

Female1,38653%
Male1,22947%

Laurel Park Population by Age

Laurel Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1132.2590.29.8
Married6962.7395.44.6
Non Family3501.0880.619.4
Female633.3285.714.3
Male43.751000

2.75

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laurel Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade190.89%
Associates Degree1979.21%
Bachelors Degree70232.82%
Graduate Degree56726.51%
High School Graduate24411.41%
Less Than 9th Grade231.08%
Some College38718.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0382,0081,215
2+ Races353535
Asian333319
Hispanic231711
Black16100
Native American550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,083$71,591$36,111
Graduate Degree$84,808$80,729$95,350
High School Graduate$36,979$37,292$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$51,042$57,589$46,417
Some College$45,509$0$36,563

$51,042

Average Earnings

$57,589

Average Male

$46,417

Average Female

Laurel Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laurel Park Language

98.48% of Laurel Park residents speak only English, while 1.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.9% of the population.

Laurel Park Language

Laurel Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3731446.07%
Native55100%
Black2428.33%

6.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.72%

Male Poverty Rate

5.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is White, with 6.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.42%.

Laurel Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.94%
Some College7.65%
Less Than 9th Grade5%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

Laurel Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed0.36%

Laurel Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$111,042$138,334
Households$90,855$117,258
Married Families$118,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,875$63,063

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laurel Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laurel Park 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 Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laurel Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

231

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam109
First Gulf War41
Korea21
Second Gulf War12
World War II5

Laurel Park Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+96
65 to 7470
55 to 6447
35 to 5416
18 to 342

Laurel Park Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2129.85%
Asian1442.42%
2+ Races514.29%

Laurel Park Veterans by Race

Laurel Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laurel Park 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

24.28%

Born in Laurel Park

96.63%

Native Born

3.37%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.63% of Laurel Park residents were born in the United States, with 24.28% having been born in North Carolina. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laurel Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,389150.63%
20282,374150.64%
20272,359150.64%
20262,344150.64%
20252,329150.65%
20242,314150.65%
20232,299130.57%
20222,286251.11%
20212,26170.31%
20202,254-66-2.84%
20192,32060.26%
20182,314180.78%
20172,296311.37%
20162,26590.4%
20152,256351.58%
20142,221241.09%
20132,197231.06%
20122,17420.09%
20112,172150.7%
20102,15700%

Laurel Park Population by Year