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Demographics

People

Total Population4,147
Male Share of the Population41.5%
Female Share of the Population58.5%
Senior Citizens9%
Employed Population 16+1,568
Age of the Population24

Families

% of people married34%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,443
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,739
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,975
% Above Poverty Level64.9%
% Below Poverty Level35.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.3%
Median Gross Rent$738
Median House Value$143,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.1%
Irish10.4%
German8.4%
English8.2%
West Indian7.8%
Haitian7.6%
Italian3.7%
Polish0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Scottish0.1%
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Laurel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sussex County
Standard Zip Codes19956
Phone Area Codes302
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.55
Approximate Longitude-75.57

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)

StationGEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationGREENWOOD 2 NE
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationPRINCESS ANNE
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethel186$75,179
Blades1,382$40,750
Bridgeville2,480$62,500
Delmar1,704$47,292
Georgetown7,002$50,588
Seaford7,447$49,427

Laurel Public Libraries

Laurel Public Library
101 E. FOURTH ST
Laurel, Delaware
(302) 874-3184

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Laurel Public Schools

Dunbar (paul Laurence) Elementary School
499 West Sixth Street
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6140
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
Laurel Intermediate Middle School
801 South Central Avenue
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6110
Middle
Total Enrollment 635
Laurel New School Hold
801 South Central Avenue
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6110
Laurel Senior High School
1133 South Central Avenue
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6120
High
Total Enrollment 502
North Laurel Elementary School
300 Wilson Street
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6130
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Western Sussex Academy
815 Central Avenue
ZIP: 19956
(302) 875-6196
Other
Total Enrollment 6

Laurel Private Schools

Epworth Christian School
14511 Sycamore Rd
ZIP: 19956
Elementary
Total Enrollment 111
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