Laurel, IN

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Laurel Profile


Overview

Laurel is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 505 people and just one neighborhood, Laurel is the 388th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Laurel is a blue-collar town, with 57.28% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Laurel is a town of transportation and shipping workers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laurel who work in sales jobs (11.65%), healthcare suport services (7.77%), and teaching (5.83%).

Of important note, Laurel is also a town of artists. Laurel has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Laurel’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

In Laurel, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.73 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Laurel does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Laurel Demographics

Laurel ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 2.66% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Laurel in 2010 was $9,971, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $39,884 for a family of four. Laurel also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 53.97% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Laurel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laurel residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Laurel include German, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Laurel is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laurel 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Laurel VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Laurel 0.101011101001110
Indiana 25.96

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Laurel 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Franklin County High School
1 Wildcat Ln
Brookville, IN, 47012
09-12
Laurel School
13246 Sr 121 322
Laurel, IN, 47024
PK-08
Mount Carmel School
6178 Johnson Fork Rd
Cedar Grove, IN, 47016
KG-08
Brookville Middle School
9092 Wildcat Ln
Brookville, IN, 47012
05-08
Brookville Elementary School
10160 Oxford Pike
Brookville, IN, 47012
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.0% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.7% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 7.9%

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