Demographics

People

Total Population6,849
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+3,564
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,957
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,597
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,402

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,474
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$799
Median House Value$168,400

Ancestry

German37.9%
Irish12.8%
English9.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
Norwegian6.5%
French Except Basque5.7%
Italian2.9%
Polish2.6%
Dutch2%
Russian1.4%
Czech1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Hungarian0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Israeli0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Laurel Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyYellowstone County
Standard Zip Codes59044
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude45.6
Approximate Longitude-108.68

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)

StationBILLINGS INTL AP
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 86 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip14.7 inches
StationBILLINGS WATER PLANT
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 37 F
Apr Temp34 to 63 F
Jul Temp56 to 88 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip13.9 inches
StationRAPELJE 4 S
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 36 F
Apr Temp30 to 58 F
Jul Temp52 to 85 F
Oct Temp32 to 62 F
Annual Precip15.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Billings109,431$73,043
Columbus2,324$79,028
Fromberg398$57,500
Joliet475$51,806

Laurel Public Libraries

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

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Laurel Public Schools

Fred W Graff School
417 East Sixth St
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-6916
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
Laurel High School
203 East 8th Street
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-7911
High
Total Enrollment 662
Laurel Middle School
725 Washington Avenue
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-6919
Middle
Total Enrollment 620
West School
502 Eighth Avenue
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-6914
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
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