West Laurel demographics profile

StatisticWest LaurelMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)1,90447491
Median age44.038.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%44%43%
Speak English80%82%79%
Speak Spanish11%7%13%
West Laurel, MD has a population of 4,309 and is the 7,102nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,904 per sq mi which is 301% higher than the Maryland average and 2001% higher than the national average. The median age in West Laurel is 44 which is approximately 15% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In West Laurel, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 40% of West Laurel residents were born in Maryland, 41% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 17% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in West Laurel is 301% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in West Laurel is 15% higher than Maryland.
  • In West Laurel 75.47% of the population is White.
  • In West Laurel 14.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Laurel 4.60% of the population is Asian.

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West Laurel population breakdown by race

RaceWest LaurelMarylandNational
Black or African American14.34%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.02%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.99%3.12%3.06%
Other race1.58%3.67%4.75%
In West Laurel, 13.6% 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.

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