Laurel, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Laurel, Florida - Basic Facts

The Laurel Census Designated Place had a population of 8,572 as of July 1, 2016. Laurel ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Laurel is located at latitude 27.1434 and longitude -82.4611 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the Laurel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Laurel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403223) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Laurel Census Designated Place is located within Venice CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Laurel Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map



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Laurel, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,572
Population in Households 8,572
Population in Familes 6,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,679
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,334
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 2,527
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,387 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 946 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,394 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $240,206
Average Home Value $334,047
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,351
Average Household Income $74,091
Per Capita Income $37,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 1.13%
Households 0.66% 1.04%
Families 0.52% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Laurel, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurel to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 348 62nd
Population Density1 # 441 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 811 12th
Median Household Income # 333 64th
Per Capita Income # 167 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.