Laurel employment information

Income per capita$17,755$27,621$28,555
Median household income$41,111$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,000$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,750$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$23,958$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$19,861$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level11.7%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Laurel is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laurel is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laurel is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laurel is 25% lower than the national average.

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Laurel median earnings by income bracket

Laurel employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%11.5%
Manufacturing sector24.7%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services21.0%9.0%
Public administration4.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%20.5%
Education, health & social services9.9%41.0%

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State Center, IA1,475$57,6618%
Montour, IA268$57,0837%
Laurel, IA361$41,11123%

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Pakala Village, HI361$59,72212%
St. John, ND361$32,08340%
Leonardville, KS361$32,08340%
Sanostee, NM361$30,72943%
Turah, MT361$61,94416%
Laurel, IA361$41,11123%
Source: The Laurel, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.