West Laurel, Maryland Population 2020

4,292
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West Laurel is a city located in Maryland. West Laurel has a 2020 population of 4,292. West Laurel is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,230 in 2010. West Laurel reached it's highest population of 4,608 in 2013.

The average household income in West Laurel is $144,245 with a poverty rate of 4.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $362,900. The median age in West Laurel is 41.5 years, 43.6 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.4 males.

West Laurel Demographics

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

  • White: 69.22%
  • Black or African American: 15.52%
  • Asian: 7.76%
  • Two or more races: 6.38%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Laurel, Maryland is 4,292, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,292.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,230.

West Laurel, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,97169.22%
Black or African American66615.52%
Asian3337.76%
Two or More Races2746.38%
Some Other Race471.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.02%
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West Laurel Population Pyramid 2020

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West Laurel Median Age

41.5


Total

43.6


Male

38.6


Female

West Laurel Adults

There are 3,363 adults, (758 of whom are seniors) in West Laurel.

West Laurel Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Laurel Sex Ratio

Female

2,290

53.36%

Male

2,002

46.64%

West Laurel Households and Families

West Laurel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Laurel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married99.4%0.6%
All98.8%1.2%
Non Family96.3%3.7%

98.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4153.0198.8
Married9493.2999.4
Non Family3011.3696.3
Female1304.7100
Male353.46100

3.33

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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West Laurel Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade682.18%
9th to 12th Grade1344.29%
High School Graduate66521.31%
Some College67521.63%
Associates Degree1414.52%
Bachelors Degree77324.78%
Graduate Degree66421.28%
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West Laurel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0211,975916
Black515475256
Hispanic27517556
Asian242226195
Other Race474730
Multiple Races4343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,827$82,281$44,573
Less Than High School$38,750$40,313$
High School Grad$38,688$53,393$
Some College$54,583$68,750$43,207
Bachelors Degree$60,766$81,696$52,222
Graduate Degree$91,435$111,563$70,057

$58,827

Average Earnings

$82,281

Average Male

$44,573

Average Female

West Laurel Language

West Laurel Language by Age

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West Laurel Language

71.96% of West Laurel residents speak only English, while 28.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.07% of the population.

West Laurel Poverty

West Laurel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic54915227.69%
White2,437401.64%
Black65430.46%
Multiple27410.36%

4.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.46%

Male Poverty Rate

5.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Laurel

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Laurel is Hispanic, with 27.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Laurel is Multiple, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

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Name Poverty
High School7.52%
Some College2.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed2.70%
Male Employed0.17%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

West Laurel Income

West Laurel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$125,125$144,245
Families$136,300$152,051
Married Families$143,375-
Non Families$67,311$99,207
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West Laurel Marital Status

West Laurel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

West Laurel Married by Age and Sex

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West Laurel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Laurel Marital Status by Race

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West Laurel Veterans

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293

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
First Gulf War79
Second Gulf War54
Korea22
World War II14
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7483
75+77
35 to 5471
55 to 6462
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White25110.21%
Black417.23%
Hispanic82.37%
2 or More12.13%

West Laurel Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Laurel Employment Status

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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45.04%

Born in Maryland

83.01%

Native Born

16.99%

Foreign Born

6.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.01% of West Laurel residents were born in the United States, with 45.04% having been born in Maryland. 6.78% 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
20204,2920.00%
20194,2920.00%
20184,292-49-1.13%
20174,341320.74%
20164,309-79-1.80%
20154,38830.07%
20144,385-223-4.84%
20134,608721.59%
20124,536260.58%
20114,5102806.62%
20104,2300.00%