Laurel Hill, Florida

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Laurel Hill, Florida

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High Points

Laurel Hill strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Laurel Hill Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Laurel Hill Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Laurel Hill Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Laurel Hill, Florida

Comparing Laurel Hill to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 4
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 7 5
Senior Citizens 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 3
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 5
Housing Recently Built 9 5
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Laurel Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NE of Pensacola, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 226 miles E of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Okaloosa
Metro Area Fort Walton Beach
Standard Zip Codes 32567
Phone Area Codes 850
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.965
Longitude -86.459

Laurel Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.9 inches
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 65.5 inches
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 61 F
Apr Temp 48 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches
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Laurel Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 549 100%
Male 260 47.4%
Female 289 52.6%
Under 18 147 26.8%
18+ 402 73.2%
65+ 86 15.7%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 424 77.2%
African-American 119 21.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.1%

Estimated Laurel Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 577
Growth 28
Growth % 5.1%

Laurel Hill Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 40%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
German 7.6%
Irish 6.9%
English 5.1%
Scottish 1.7%
Italian 1.2%
French Canadian 0.7%
European 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Laurel Hill 549 $28,281
Crestview 14,766 $38,824
Paxton 656 $35,000
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Laurel Hill High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 411 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

Laurel Hill Colleges

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