North Laurel, Maryland Population 2024

24,414

North Laurel is a city located in Howard County Maryland. North Laurel has a 2024 population of 24,414. North Laurel is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,856 in 2020.

The average household income in North Laurel is $147,962 with a poverty rate of 2.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Laurel is 35.8 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

North Laurel Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 37.63%
  • White: 33.85%
  • Asian: 14.24%
  • Other race: 7.27%
  • Two or more races: 6.88%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,766.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.78% (-442)
The current population of North Laurel, Maryland is 24,414 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,856.

North Laurel, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,18837.63%
White8,26433.85%
Asian3,47714.24%
Other race1,7747.27%
Two or more races1,6806.88%
Native American310.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Laurel Population by Race

North Laurel Population Pyramid 2024

North Laurel Median Age

35.8

Total

35.1

Male

37.1

Female

North Laurel Adults

There are 18,319 adults, (2,533 of whom are seniors) in North Laurel.

North Laurel Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Laurel Sex Ratio

Female12,99853.24%
Male11,41646.76%

North Laurel Population by Age

North Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,6562.8263.936.1
Married4,5613.581.518.5
Non Family2,5161.3337.862.2
Female1,2973.245149
Male2823.17327
showing: 5 rows

3.38

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Laurel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Laurel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 64.53%.

North Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,789

Average Earnings

$71,885

Average Male

$63,886

Average Female

North Laurel Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Laurel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Laurel Language

64.02% of North Laurel residents speak only English, while 35.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.12% of the population.

North Laurel Language

North Laurel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,1883653.97%
White7,6741451.89%
Multiple1,680955.65%
Hispanic2,804843%
Other1,753432.45%
Asian3,477431.24%
showing: 6 rows

2.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.16%

Male Poverty Rate

3.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Laurel is Multiple, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Laurel is Asian, with 1.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.67%.

North Laurel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.9%
Some College2.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%
Less Than 9th Grade
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North Laurel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.89%
Male Unemployed11.22%
Female Employed2.27%
Male Employed1.07%
showing: 4 rows

North Laurel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Laurel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Laurel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Laurel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North 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 35-44.

North Laurel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Laurel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,167

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

271

Female Veterans

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North Laurel Veterans by War

count

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North Laurel Veterans by Age

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North Laurel Veterans by Race

North Laurel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Laurel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.4%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

North Laurel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Laurel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North 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

35.88%

Born in North Laurel

71.73%

Native Born

28.27%

Foreign Born

11.13%

Non Citizen

17.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.73% of North Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 35.88% having been born in Maryland. 11.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

North Laurel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202424,414
202324,414
202224,4141810.75%
202124,233-623-2.51%
202024,856-17-0.07%
201924,8732521.02%
201824,6211110.45%
201724,5109203.9%
201623,5901,3736.18%
201522,2177803.64%
201421,4371,0395.09%
201320,3985882.97%
201219,8107143.74%
201119,09614,622326.82%
20104,474
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North Laurel Population by Year