Population density (sq mi)1,38950491
Median age25.439.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%39%43%
Speak English85%87%79%
Speak Spanish9%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Laurel is 176% higher than Delaware
  • The median age in Laurel is 36% lower than Delaware
  • In Laurel 44.00% of the population is White
  • In Laurel 47.29% of the population is Black
  • In Laurel 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Laurel, DE Demographics


      Laurel population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.08%0.37%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race5.57%2.76%3.06%
      Other race2.06%2.19%4.75%
      In Laurel, 9.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Laurel age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Laurel, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).