StatisticLaurelIowaNational
Population3583,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,4265791
Median age32.338.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak English100%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Laurel is 2402% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Laurel is 15% lower than Iowa
  • In Laurel 87.43% of the population is White
  • In Laurel 0.28% of the population is Black
  • In Laurel 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Laurel, IA Demographics

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      Laurel population breakdown by race

      RaceLaurelIowaNational
      White87.43%90.90%73.35%
      Black0.28%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.00%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race10.89%1.97%3.06%
      Other race1.40%1.27%4.75%
      In Laurel, 0.6% 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

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      Laurel age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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