Laurel Sussex County, Delaware

Laurel: Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA

About

Laurel is a town located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,708. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,511 inhabitants.

Laurel Quick Facts

Population : 4,511 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 19956
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 3.15%
Land as percent of area : 96.85%
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:05:56 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 17.8% (2010-2020)
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Location of Laurel on Delaware map.
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Geography

Laurel is located at 38°33'23"N 75°34'17"W (38.5565000, -75.5713100).

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Demographics

The population of Laurel increased by 17.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,708 - census
2011 3,775 1.77% estimation process
2012 3,820 1.18% estimation process
2013 3,873 1.37% estimation process
2014 3,943 1.78% estimation process
2015 4,017 1.84% estimation process
2016 4,098 1.98% estimation process
2017 4,185 2.08% estimation process
2018 4,272 2.04% estimation process
2019 4,356 1.93% estimation process
2020 4,511 3.44% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,559
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 37,973
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 39,540
April 1, 2010 Population : 37,941
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.9%
People over 65 (%) : 16.3%
Female persons, % : 52.3%
White only, percent : 81.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,478
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.1%

Laurel zip code is 19956. County name: Sussex, County fips: 10005

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $151,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,129
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $445
2015-2019 median gross rent : $794
2015-2019 Households : 15,260
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 142,056
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,123,625
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,326,045
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,240,688
2012 total retail sales per capita : $32,189
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,733
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,417
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,731
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,768
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,151
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 369
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,102
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 359
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,069
2010 population per square mile : 1,334.6
2010 land area in square miles : 28.43

People born in Laurel (15)

People born in Laurel, including politician William H. H. Ross, politician William B. Cooper, politician Nathaniel Mitchell, .

List

  • Joshua H. Marvil (American businessman and politician (1825-1895)) he was born in 03/09/1825
  • Warren K. Lewis (American chemical engineer) he was born in 21/08/1882
  • John A. Nicholson (American politician (1827-1906)) he was born in 17/11/1827
  • Outerbridge Horsey (American politician and lawyer 1777-1842) he was born in 05/03/1777
  • Richard R. Kenney (American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware) he was born in 09/09/1856
  • William H. Boyce (American politician) he was born in 28/11/1855
  • Richard H. Ellis (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 19/07/1919
  • Jay Briscoe (American professional wrestler) he was born in 25/01/1984
  • Mark Briscoe (American professional wrestler) he was born in 17/01/1985
  • Dallas Marvil (American football player, lineman, tackle (1910-1977)) he was born in 24/10/1910
  • Charles Lee Horsey (American judge) he was born in 23/12/1880
  • Ned Davis (American journalist and press secretary) he was born in 07/07/1928

Schools in Laurel

College & universities near Laurel, DE

Code Name City ZIP
164313 Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury (MD) 21804-7131

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Laurel, DE

Code Name Address Type
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS
OCM Ocean City, MD 12848 Ocean Gateway BUS

Post offices near Laurel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Laurel Post Office Laurel (DE) 19956

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Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,665 Town of the United States
Lewes 3,417 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America
Milton 3,129 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,617 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,440 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,245 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Long Neck 1,980 Census designated place
Delmar 1,879 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,592 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Blades 1,498 Town of the United States
Bethany Beach 1,283 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,175 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Frankford 1,020 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Laurel distances to largest Delaware cities