Laurel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 7,222 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Laurel is the 14th 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laurel who work in sales jobs (10.66%), healthcare (9.56%), and office and administrative support (8.80%).
The population of Laurel overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Laurel, 21.41% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Laurel in 2018 was $29,751, 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 $119,004 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 Asian. 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 Spanish and Italian.