Laurel Park, North Carolina Population 2020

2,379

Laurel Park is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,379, it is the 234th largest city in North Carolina and the 6994th largest city in the United States. Laurel Park is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 9.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,180 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Laurel Park has a population density of 849 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laurel Park is $83,869 with a poverty rate of 5.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $268,700. The median age in Laurel Park is 59.8 years, 59.4 years for males, and 60.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Laurel Park Demographics

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

  • White: 88.48%
  • Other race: 7.67%
  • Black or African American: 3.50%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Laurel Park, North Carolina is 2,379, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,321.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,180.

Laurel Park, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,55188.48%
Some Other Race2217.67%
Black or African American1013.50%
Asian100.35%

Laurel Park Population Pyramid 2020

Laurel Park Median Age

59.8


Total

59.4


Male

60.4


Female

Laurel Park Adults

There are 2,517 adults, (1,140 of whom are seniors) in Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Age Dependency

109.4

Age Dependency Ratio

82.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Park Sex Ratio

Female

1,461

50.68%

Male

1,422

49.32%

Laurel Park Households and Families

Laurel Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Laurel Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Male71.4%28.6%
Female59%41%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2212.2681.9
Married6962.6889.1
Non Family3821.2176.7
Female1223.0559
Male212.7671.4

2.72

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Laurel Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade692.97%
9th to 12th Grade763.27%
High School Graduate28312.18%
Some College54623.49%
Associates Degree1837.87%
Bachelors Degree65027.97%
Graduate Degree51722.25%

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0422,0031,151
Hispanic2021126
Other Race13553
Black7054
Asian101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,042$34,500$27,228
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$18,167$$18,250
Some College$26,228$27,115$25,959
Bachelors Degree$46,445$46,944$45,804
Graduate Degree$35,313$$30,750

$31,042

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$27,228

Average Female

Laurel Park Language

Laurel Park Language by Age

Laurel Park Language

95.33% of Laurel Park residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Laurel Park Poverty

Laurel Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,3101375.93%
Black851821.18%
Hispanic34982.29%

5.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.60%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is Black, with 21.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is Hispanic, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.60%
High School7.08%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed3.99%
Male Employed3.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Laurel Park Income

Laurel Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,972$83,869
Families$80,750$100,246
Married Families$93,542-
Non Families$32,381$46,715

Laurel Park Marital Status

Laurel Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Park Married by Age and Sex

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

Laurel Park Veterans

320

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
Korea78
First Gulf War40
World War II22
Second Gulf War5
Age Group Veterans
75+170
65 to 74107
55 to 6429
35 to 5414
18 to 34

$Laurel Park Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Park Employment Status

48.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Park Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

26.88%

Born in North Carolina

89.00%

Native Born

11.00%

Foreign Born

6.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.00% of Laurel Park residents were born in the United States, with 26.88% having been born in North Carolina. 6.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,379291.23%
20192,350291.25%
20182,321241.04%
20172,297291.28%
20162,268120.53%
20152,256351.58%
20142,221241.09%
20132,197231.06%
20122,17410.05%
20112,173140.65%
20102,1590.00%