Laurel, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Laurel, Virginia Info Snack

Population
17,678
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
9.7%
Median Home
$209,700
Median Income
$57,307
Median Rent
$1,190

Laurel SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Laurel, VA Cost Of Living

98
Laurel's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Laurel Virginia National Average
Overall 98 106 100
Services 102 99 100
Groceries 91 98 100
Health 107 98 100
Housing 98 131 100
Transportation 94 93 100
Utilities 103 96 100

Rankings for Laurel in Virginia

Map Of Laurel, VA

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Population over time in Laurel

Year Population % Change
2020 17,678 1.2%
2019 17,470 1.7%
2018 17,176 2.5%
2017 16,756 0.8%
2016 16,618 3.1%
2015 16,123 2.0%
2014 15,804 -3.7%
2013 16,412 2.4%
2012 16,024 -0.5%
2011 16,101 -

Race / Ethnicity in Laurel

White
48.0% (8,494)
African American
31.0% (5,473)
American Indian
0.1% (21)
Asian
5.2% (913)
Hawaiian
0.2% (34)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (604)
Hispanic
12.1% (2,139)
Race Laurel VA USA
White 48.0% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 31.0% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 5.2% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 12.1% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Laurel

Female
51.2% (9,049)
Male
48.8% (8,629)
Gender Laurel VA USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (707)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,414)
High School / GED
28.0% (4,949)
Some College
22.0% (3,889)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,767)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,005)
Master's Degree
9.0% (1,591)
Professional Degree
1.0% (176)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (176)
Education Laurel VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Laurel, Virginia

Less than $10,000
2.4% (43,135)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (52,176)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (145,422)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (179,001)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.8% (332,172)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.0% (371,434)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (199,923)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.8% (349,737)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (67,157)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (27,638)
Income Laurel VA USA
Less than $10,000 2.4% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.8% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.0% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.8% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 11.6% 8.3%

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