Laurel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 6,735 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Laurel is the 13th largest community in Montana.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Laurel is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Laurel is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Laurel who work in sales jobs (12.30%), office and administrative support (11.30%), and food service (8.38%).
The percentage of adults in Laurel who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.63% of the adults in Laurel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laurel in 2018 was $28,556, which is upper middle income relative to Montana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,224 for a family of four. However, Laurel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Laurel include German, Irish, English, French, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Laurel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.