Laurel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Montana. With a population of 6,943 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Laurel is the 13th largest community in Montana.
Laurel is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 office and administrative support (19.76%), food service (11.51%), and sales jobs (7.49%).
The citizens of Laurel are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.87% of adults in Laurel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Laurel in 2010 was $23,551, which is middle income relative to Montana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,204 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 Irish, Norwegian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Laurel is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.