Laurel County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Laurel County is 60,180, a change of 1.08% when compared to 2014. With an area of 433.99 square miles, this works out to a population density of 138.67 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 22,735, with an average household size of 2.61.
Laurel County's 2018 unemployment rate was 8.06%.
The average household income in Laurel County for 2018 was $52,703, while the median was $39,230.

Laurel County Population Trends

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Laurel County Age Grouping

Laurel County Ethnicity Mix

Laurel County Fertility Rate

617 estimated births

Laurel County Household Characteristics

Laurel County Median Age over Time

Laurel County Households with Children by Age

Laurel County Median Household Income

Laurel County Educational Attainment

Laurel County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Laurel County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,016

Laurel County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $636

Laurel County Average Commute

Laurel County Primary Transportation

Laurel County Gender Mix

Laurel County Field of Employment

Laurel County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Laurel County, Kentucky 59,535
2015 Laurel County, Kentucky 59,751
2016 Laurel County, Kentucky 59,950
2017 Laurel County, Kentucky 59,901
2018 Laurel County, Kentucky 60,180