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Demographics

People

Total Population6,931
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+3,431
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married56.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,468
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,455
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,531

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,733
% Above Poverty Level92.3%
% Below Poverty Level7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$733
Median House Value$161,000

Ancestry

German36.8%
Irish10.3%
Norwegian10.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.2%
English7.5%
French Except Basque4.3%
Swedish2%
Polish1.9%
Russian1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Italian1.7%
Danishn1%
Czech0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Slovene0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Laurel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yellowstone 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
Billings109,089$69,096
Columbus2,208$58,750
Fromberg422$54,107
Joliet553$44,583

Laurel Public Libraries

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

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Laurel Public Schools

West School
502 Eighth Avenue
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-6914
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
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
Fred W Graff School
417 East Sixth St
ZIP: 59044
(406) 628-6916
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
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