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People

Total Population 6,933
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,409
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,535
% Above Poverty Level 91%
% Below Poverty Level 9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $151,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 453 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Yellowstone
Metro Area Billings
Standard Zip Codes 59044
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.669
Longitude -108.77

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 BILLINGS INTL AP
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 86 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
Station BILLINGS WATER PLANT
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 37 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 56 to 88 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Station RAPELJE 4 S
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Billings 108,134 $66,212
Columbus 2,181 $62,083
Fromberg 388 $54,750
Joliet 532 $44,318

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Laurel Public Libraries

Library
Laurel Public Library
720 WEST 3RD ST
Laurel, Montana
(406) 628-4961

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Laurel High Schools

LAUREL HIGH SCHOOL
203 EAST 8TH STREET
406-628-7911
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 552 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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