Laurel is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 507 people and just one neighborhood, Laurel is the 388th largest community in Indiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Laurel is a blue-collar town, with 55.45% 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Laurel who work in sales jobs (10.89%), teaching (7.92%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (4.95%).
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
Laurel’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Laurel is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Laurel, the average commute to work is 39.57 minutes, which is quite a bit 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.