Laurel, MD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Laurel, Maryland Info Snack

Population
25,767
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
7.4%
Median Home
$269,000
Median Income
$78,313
Median Rent
$1,566

Laurel SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Laurel, MD Crime Report

1,010
Total Crimes
3,912.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
57.98%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Laurel
/ 100k People
Maryland
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,010 3,912.6 2,404.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 123 476.5 454.1 366.7
Murder 1 3.9 9.0 5.0
Robbery 51 197.6 152.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 63 244.1 261.3 250.2
Property Crime 887 3,436.1 1,950.2 2,109.9
Burglary 69 267.3 278.9 340.5
Larceny 739 2,862.8 1,485.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 79 306.0 186.2 219.9

Laurel, MD Cost Of Living

122
Laurel's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Laurel Maryland National Average
Overall 122 121 100
Services 122 108 100
Groceries 116 119 100
Health 93 86 100
Housing 134 150 100
Transportation 108 108 100
Utilities 116 108 100

Laurel, MD Photos

Snow Hill
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Train Wreck
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Laurel Board Track Race Jul
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Avondale Mill Site Laurel Md Jan
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Rankings for Laurel in Maryland

Map Of Laurel, MD

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Population over time in Laurel

Year Population % Change
2019 25,767 -0.3%
2018 25,834 -0.3%
2017 25,913 0.8%
2016 25,703 -0.6%
2015 25,849 0.7%
2014 25,673 1.4%
2013 25,325 1.2%
2012 25,026 1.2%
2011 24,728 1.2%
2010 24,433 -

Race / Ethnicity in Laurel

White
21.2% (5,471)
African American
52.6% (13,555)
American Indian
0.3% (68)
Asian
7.1% (1,830)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (15)
Two Or More
3.2% (820)
Hispanic
15.6% (4,008)
Race Laurel MD USA
White 21.2% 50.9% 60.7%
African American 52.6% 29.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 6.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 15.6% 10.1% 18.0%

Gender in Laurel

Female
51.5% (13,276)
Male
48.5% (12,491)
Gender Laurel MD USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,030)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,288)
High School / GED
21.0% (5,411)
Some College
20.0% (5,153)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,546)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (6,184)
Master's Degree
15.0% (3,865)
Professional Degree
3.0% (773)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (515)
Education Laurel MD USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Laurel, Maryland

Less than $10,000
2.6% (66,666)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.2% (57,936)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (140,475)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.1% (182,009)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (287,299)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (481,213)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (405,287)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (512,429)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.5% (218,781)
$200,000 or more
8.7% (224,601)
Income Laurel MD USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 4.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.2% 2.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 5.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.1% 6.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 13.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 19.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.5% 10.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 8.7% 12.7% 7.7%

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