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Laurel Hill, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Laurel Hill had a population of 585 as of July 1, 2017. Laurel Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hill is located at latitude 30.9606 and longitude -86.4578 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Laurel Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The City of Laurel Hill (GNIS ID: 2404890) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Laurel Hill is located within Laurel Hill CCD of Okaloosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurel Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Laurel Hill, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 585
Daytime Population: Workers 192
Daytime Population: Residents 326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 518
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 585
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 186
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $43,339
Average Household Income $55,210
Per Capita Income $21,860


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $171,632


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.19% 1.46%
Households 1.08% 1.29%
Families 2.43% 1.27%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Laurel Hill, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurel Hill to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 811 12th
Population Density # 842 8th
Diversity Index # 716 22nd
Median Household Income # 563 39th
Per Capita Income # 630 32nd

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