|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Laurel is 215. Laurel, Iowa is the 16,275th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Laurel was in 2000, when its population was 266. In 2000, Laurel was the 15,956th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,275th largest city in the US. Laurel is currently 19.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Laurel has shrunk 19.1% since the year 2000. Laurel, Iowa's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16269||Ellisburg, New York||215||-19.7%|
|16272||Glen Ridge, Florida||215||-22.1%|
|16276||Mount Hope, Wisconsin||215||15.5%|
|16278||Pleasant Dale, Nebraska||215||-14.3%|
The total voting age population of Laurel, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 174. The voting age population is 57.5% male and 42.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Laurel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Laurel are 94.5% White, 2.7% Other, 2.3% Two or more races and 0.5% Black.
In Laurel, 7.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 3.2% of families are below the poverty line in Laurel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Laurel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Laurel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.5% have a bachelor's degree and 2.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Laurel residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Laurel is 6.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Laurel, 11.1% 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 $49,688.
In Laurel, 79.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.4% of housing units in Laurel.
Of all the housing units in Laurel, 38.2% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Laurel is $585.
In Laurel, 80.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.