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People

Total Population 361
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 159
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 42.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $32,361
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $42,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $529
Median House Value $55,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 16.3%

Laurel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles E of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 50141
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.884
Longitude -92.921

Laurel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station GRINNELL 3 SW
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station BELLE PLAINE
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ferguson 108 $63,542
Gilman 692 $66,607
Haverhill 175 $72,188
Le Grand 954 $71,250

Laurel Public Libraries

Library
Laurel Community Library
104 MARKET ST.
Laurel, Iowa
(641) 476-3275

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