|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Laurens is 1,261. Laurens, Iowa is the 9,347th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Laurens was in 1990, when its population was 1,569. In 1990, Laurens was the 7,895th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,347th largest city in the US. Laurens is currently 19.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Laurens has shrunk 13.9% since the year 2000. Laurens, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9341||East Hazel Crest, Illinois||1,262||-21.4%|
|9345||Grant Park, Illinois||1,262||-9.5%|
|9348||Pierce City, Missouri||1,261||-9.6%|
|9350||Eagle Butte, South Dakota||1,260||38.3%|
|9351||Madison Lake, Minnesota||1,260||46.6%|
The total voting age population of Laurens, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 916. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.0% of the residents of Laurens are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Laurens are 93.7% White, 3.4% Asian, 2.4% Black and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 5.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Laurens, 18.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.6% of families are below the poverty line in Laurens.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.4% of Laurens residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Laurens residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Laurens residents aged 5 and older, 6.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Laurens is 2.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Laurens, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Laurens is $45,714.
In Laurens, 79.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.7% of housing units in Laurens.
Of all the housing units in Laurens, 30.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Laurens, 1.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Laurens is $620.
In Laurens, 76.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.