Living in Laurel, VA

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Laurel SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Laurel, VA Cost Of Living

98
Laurel's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Laurel, Virginia Info Snack

Population
17,470
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$179,300
Median Income
$58,765
Median Rent
$1,172

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Map Of Laurel, VA

Population over time in Laurel

Year Population % Change
2017 17,470 1.7%
2016 17,176 2.5%
2015 16,756 0.8%
2014 16,618 3.1%
2013 16,123 2.0%
2012 15,804 -3.7%
2011 16,412 2.4%
2010 16,024 -0.5%
2009 16,101 -

Race / Ethnicity in Laurel

White
48.1% (8,407)
African American
29.2% (5,103)
American Indian
0.2% (37)
Asian
7.1% (1,238)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (598)
Hispanic
11.9% (2,079)
Race Laurel VA USA
White 48.1% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 29.2% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.9% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Laurel, Virginia

Less than $10,000
2.8% (48,830)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.0% (34,804)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (120,258)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.4% (182,076)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.1% (316,880)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.3% (424,152)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (249,348)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.2% (265,972)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (78,960)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (25,714)
Income Laurel VA USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.0% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.4% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.1% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.3% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.2% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Laurel

Female
53.7% (9,389)
Male
46.3% (8,080)
Gender Laurel VA USA
Female 53.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (698)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,222)
High School / GED
25.0% (4,367)
Some College
23.0% (4,018)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,572)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (3,494)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,747)
Professional Degree
1.0% (174)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (174)
Education Laurel VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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