Laurel Franklin County, Indiana

Laurel: Town in Laurel Township, Franklin County, Indiana, USA

About

Laurel is a township located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,833 and a population density of 2,933 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,791 inhabitants.

Laurel Quick Facts

Population : 1,791 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 47024
Phone Area Codes : 765
Area : 0.62 km2
Named for : Laurel
Altitude : 725 feet / 221 meters
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 10:39:35 (28th May 2022)
Density : 2,866 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.35% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Laurel is located at 39°30'3"N 85°11'11"W (39.5008800, -85.1863500).

Laurel map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Laurel decreased by 2.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,833 - census
2011 1,827 -0.33% estimation process
2012 1,824 -0.16% estimation process
2013 1,819 -0.27% estimation process
2014 1,822 0.16% estimation process
2015 1,811 -0.61% estimation process
2016 1,805 -0.33% estimation process
2017 1,800 -0.28% estimation process
2018 1,800 0% estimation process
2019 1,797 -0.17% estimation process
2020 1,791 -0.34% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,608
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,925
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,600
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,926
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.9%
People over 65 (%) : 10.8%
Female persons, % : 53.5%
White only, percent : 72.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 21.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 2.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 16.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 60.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 297
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 26.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%

Laurel zip code is 47024. County name: Franklin, County fips: 18047

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $180,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,598
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $662
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,069
2015-2019 Households : 4,600
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.78
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,194
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 25,512
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,959
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,017
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,860
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,540
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 855
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 564
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 358
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,166
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 89
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,436
2010 population per square mile : 4,553.3
2010 land area in square miles : 2.84

People born in Laurel (1)

American film actor of the silent era (1872-1941) Charles Murray was born in Laurel

Schools in Laurel

College & universities near Laurel, IN

Code Name City ZIP
204024 Miami University-Oxford Oxford (OH) 45056
143233 Bethany Theological Seminary Richmond (IN) 47374-4019
150455 Earlham College Richmond (IN) 47374-4095
152150 PJ's College of Cosmetology-Richmond Richmond (IN) 47374
151388 Indiana University-East Richmond (IN) 47374-1289

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Laurel, IN

Code Name Address Type
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL

Post offices near Laurel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Laurel Post Office Laurel (IN) 47024

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Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Scipio 4,507 Unincorporated community in Jennings County, Indiana
Brookville 3,114 Township in Franklin County, Indiana
Fairfield 1,406 Township in Franklin County, Indiana
Blooming Grove 1,124 Township in Franklin County, Indiana
Metamora 951 Township in Franklin County, Indiana
Oldenburg 662 City in Franklin County, Indiana, United States of America
Bath 359 Unincorporated community in Franklin County, Indiana
Cedar Grove 153 Town of the United States
Mount Auburn 104 Town in Indiana, United States
Mount Carmel 68 Town in Franklin County, Indiana, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Laurel distances to largest Indiana cities