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People

Total Population 2,740
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 21.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,132
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,633
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $773
Median House Value $146,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 18.1%
Irish 19.2%

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

Laurens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Otsego
Standard Zip Codes 13796
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.53
Longitude -75.09

Laurens 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 MARYLAND 6 SW
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station SHERBURNE 2 S
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station DELHI 2 SE
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Laurens, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

West Laurens (13796)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gilbertsville 361 $58,750
Milford 2,982 $63,832
Morris 1,616 $54,130
Otego 3,049 $55,807

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

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Laurens High Schools

LAURENS CENTRAL SCHOOL
55 MAIN ST
607-432-2050
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 425 students.

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