Laurel Park, North Carolina Population 2021

2,362
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Laurel Park is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,362, it is the 240th largest city in North Carolina and the 7022nd largest city in the United States . Laurel Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,180 in 2010. Laurel Park reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Laurel Park has a population density of 843 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laurel Park is $93,091 with a poverty rate of 5.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $270,800. The median age in Laurel Park is 61.9 years, 61 years for males, and 62.1 years for females.

Laurel Park Demographics

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

  • White: 88.10%
  • Other race: 8.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.99%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • 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 2,362 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,330.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,180.

Laurel Park, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,36188.10%
Some Other Race2308.58%
Black or African American802.99%
Asian90.34%
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Laurel Park Population by Race

Laurel Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Laurel Park Median Age

61.9


Total

61


Male

62.1


Female

Laurel Park Adults

There are 2,371 adults, (1,161 of whom are seniors) in Laurel Park.

Laurel Park Age Dependency

121.5

Age Dependency Ratio

96

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Laurel Park Sex Ratio

Female

1,374

51.27%

Male

1,306

48.73%

Laurel Park Population by Age

Laurel Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laurel Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male62.5%37.5%
Female64.4%35.6%
Non Family74%26%
All85.2%14.8%
Married95%5%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laurel Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1532.2285.2
Married6622.7595
Non Family3851.2274
Female902.6364.4
Male162.3162.5

2.7

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Laurel Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade833.64%
9th to 12th Grade974.25%
High School Graduate23610.34%
Some College51922.73%
Associates Degree1827.97%
Bachelors Degree67529.57%
Graduate Degree49121.51%
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Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0041,9401,150
Hispanic2181197
Other Race15464
Black5235
Asian999

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%.

Laurel Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,365$45,586$27,331
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,039$30,781$16,382
Some College$32,778$$26,953
Bachelors Degree$45,372$50,238$36,771
Graduate Degree$36,750$45,536$31,944

$33,365

Average Earnings

$45,586

Average Male

$27,331

Average Female

Laurel Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laurel Park Language by Age

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Laurel Park Language

96.00% of Laurel Park residents speak only English, while 4.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Laurel Park Language

Laurel Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1521195.53%
Black631422.22%
Hispanic33392.70%

5.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

5.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laurel Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is Black, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laurel Park is Hispanic, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.74%.

Laurel Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.95%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%
High School2.99%

Laurel Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed3.40%
Male Employed3.10%

Laurel Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laurel Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,598$93,091
Families$84,236$111,830
Married Families$99,063-
Non Families$39,904$54,434
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Income by Household Type

Laurel Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Laurel Park Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Laurel Park Marital Status

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283

Number of Veterans

254

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
Korea48
First Gulf War34
World War II22
Second Gulf War5

Laurel Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+137
65 to 7489
55 to 6441
35 to 5416
18 to 34

Laurel Park Veterans by Age

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Laurel Park Veterans by Race

Laurel Park Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laurel Park Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Laurel Park Employment by Age

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Laurel Park Employment by Race

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Laurel Park 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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25.07%

Born in Laurel Park

88.99%

Native Born

11.01%

Foreign Born

5.90%

Non Citizen

5.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.99% of Laurel Park residents were born in the United States, with 25.07% having been born in North Carolina. 5.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Laurel Park Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,362160.68%
20202,346160.69%
20192,330160.69%
20182,314220.96%
20172,292281.24%
20162,26490.40%
20152,255341.53%
20142,221241.09%
20132,197231.06%
20122,17410.05%
20112,173160.74%
20102,1570.00%

Laurel Park Population by Year