|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Laurel is 4,038. Laurel, Delaware is the 5,408th largest city in the US.
The current population of Laurel (4,038) is it's peak population.
Laurel has grown 7.7% since the 2000. Laurel, Delaware's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5403||Lathrup Village, Michigan||4,048||-4.2%|
|5405||Marine City, Michigan||4,046||-12.8%|
|5409||South Haven, Michigan||4,038||-19.5%|
|5410||Mount Olive, North Carolina||4,036||-11.3%|
|5411||Point Pleasant, West Virginia||4,031||-12.9%|
The total voting age population of Laurel, Delaware, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,014. The voting age population is 44.5% male and 55.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.9% of the residents of Laurel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Laurel are 52.6% Black, 44.1% White, 3.2% Two or more races and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 13.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Laurel, 33.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.8%. On a per-household basis, 32.2% of families are below the poverty line in Laurel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.2% of Laurel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.1% of Laurel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.0% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Laurel residents aged 5 and older, 18.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Laurel is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Laurel, 11.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Laurel is $37,857.
In Laurel, 30.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 69.8% of housing units in Laurel.
Of all the housing units in Laurel, 20.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Laurel, 18.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Laurel is $775.
In Laurel, 73.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.