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People

Total Population 1,177
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 559
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,234
% Above Poverty Level 85.8%
% Below Poverty Level 14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $636
Median House Value $85,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 11.3%

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

Laurel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 68745
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.429
Longitude -97.089

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 WAYNE
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Station HARTINGTON
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station WAKEFIELD
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 356 $58,958
Belden 87 $42,500
Carroll 190 $56,500
Coleridge 538 $64,821
Concord 144 $45,000
Dixon 84 $41,250

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

Laurel Public Libraries

Library
Laurel Community Learning Center
5TH AND WAKEFIELD STREETS
Laurel, Nebraska
(402) 256-3133

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Laurel High Schools

LAUREL-CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL
402-256-3731
Serves 216 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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