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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Laurel Park is 2,696, which is 46.92% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Laurel Park population density is 957.15 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 181.17 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Laurel Park is white, which represent 97.33% of the total population. The average Laurel Park education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,696. #269

Population Growth Since 2000, #143

Laurel Park, NC
North Carolina

Population Density, #239

Laurel Park, NC
957.15 per square mile
North Carolina
181.17 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,624 (97.33%, #89)
Black:15 (0.56%, #626)
Hispanic:40 (1.48%, #501)
Asian:32 (1.19%, #186)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #369)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:25 (0.93%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:18 (56.25%, see rank)
Filipino:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:14 (43.75%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,171 (80.53%) out of the total population of 2,696 reported first ancestry.

 Laurel Park, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.34%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.18%0.47%
Danish120.45%, see rank0.15%0.42%
Dutch301.11%, see rank1.07%1.40%
English47617.66%, see rank9.75%8.02%
French782.89%, see rank2.02%3.34%
German45116.73%, see rank10.69%15.03%
Greek90.33%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian100.37%, see rank0.26%0.46%
Irish27610.24%, see rank8.88%10.80%
Italian2087.72%, see rank3.06%5.52%
Norwegian220.82%, see rank0.46%1.42%
Polish772.86%, see rank1.39%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.16%0.44%
Russian331.22%, see rank0.43%0.92%
Scotch-Irish823.04%, see rank2.68%0.99%
Scottish1415.23%, see rank2.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African20.07%, see rank1.00%0.95%
Swedish652.41%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.17%0.30%
Ukrainian100.37%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American39114.50%, see rank12.51%7.12%
Welsh210.78%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,202 (44.58%, see rank)
Females: 1,494 (55.42%, see rank)

Laurel Park, NC
Male: 44.58%
Female: 55.42%
North Carolina
Male: 48.72%
Female: 51.28%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Laurel Park, NC
60.30 years old
North Carolina
37.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Laurel Park, NC
61.10 years old
North Carolina
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Laurel Park, NC
59.70 years old
North Carolina
39.20 years old
38.80 years old

 Laurel Park, NC% of the Total PopulationNorth CarolinaU.S.
Under 5 years1525.64%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years1605.93%, see rank6.56%6.51%
10 to 14 years873.23%, see rank6.65%6.59%
15 to 19 years471.74%, see rank6.71%6.85%
20 to 24 years1094.04%, see rank7.13%7.13%
25 to 34 years2679.90%, see rank12.99%13.47%
35 to 44 years2157.97%, see rank13.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years1736.42%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years37013.72%, see rank12.30%12.29%
65 to 74 years58021.51%, see rank8.00%7.64%
75 to 84 37914.06%, see rank4.19%4.25%
85 years and over1575.82%, see rank1.61%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Laurel Park, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,141, 100%6,495,047209,056,129
Less Than High School68, 3.18%, see rank14.59%13.67%
High School Graduate339, 15.83%, see rank26.86%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree694, 32.41%, see rank30.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree568, 26.53%, see rank18.24%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree472, 22.05%, see rank9.55%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#15.13, see rank13.4313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Laurel Park, NC North CarolinaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten9630.21%69.79%71.10%28.90%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)22877.19%, see rank22.81%, see rank90.90%9.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4112.20%, see rank87.80%, see rank92.04%7.96%90.60%9.40%
College12287.70%, see rank12.30%, see rank82.15%17.85%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School180.00%, see rank100.00%, see rank65.79%34.21%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Laurel Park, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Total Households1,188, 100%3,742,514116,211,092
Average Household Size2.18, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households342, 28.79%, see rank27.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households846, 71.21%, see rank72.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)822, 69.19%, see rank66.40%66.22%
Average Family Size2.67, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family694, 58.42%, see rank48.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households366, 30.81%, see rank33.60%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Laurel Park, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,297see rank7,844,445252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over980100%, see rank3,778,356123,281,364
Never Married878.88%, see rank33.73%35.77%
Married75376.84%, see rank54.33%52.04%
Widowed798.06%, see rank2.62%2.57%
Divorced616.22%, see rank9.32%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,317100%, see rank4,066,089129,692,771
Never Married18113.74%, see rank27.90%29.48%
Married78359.45%, see rank50.44%49.19%
Widowed997.52%, see rank9.64%9.16%
Divorced25419.29%, see rank12.02%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Laurel Park, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Native2,51993.43%, see rank92.40%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence67425.00%, see rank57.79%58.73%
Born in Different State1,80266.84%, see rank33.52%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
431.59%, see rank1.08%1.42%
Foreign Born1776.57%, see rank7.60%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1365.04%, see rank2.46%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship411.52%, see rank5.14%7.09%
Born In Europe1114.12%, see rank0.81%1.53%
Born In Asia321.19%, see rank1.85%3.82%
Born In Africa20.07%, see rank0.46%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America321.19%, see rank4.28%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Laurel Park, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
English1,10492.93%, see rank89.22%79.39%
Spanish262.19%, see rank6.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages413.45%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages141.18%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other30.25%, see rank0.54%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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