Laurel is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Laurel Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sarasota County at latitude 27.1303 and longitude -82.4532. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Laurel Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles.Photos of the local Laurel, FL area
Also See: Laurel, FL ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||8,151|
|Population in Familes||5,968|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.96|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||5,511 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,280 (59.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||874 (15.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,357 (24.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$202,880|
|Average Home Value||$294,738|
|Median Household Income||$46,767|
|Average Household Income||$67,240|
|Per Capita Income||$34,390|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.17%|
|Per Capita Income||2.9%|
The table below compares Laurel to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 349||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 442||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 817||11th|
|Median Household Income||# 366||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 170||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.