The unemployment rate in Laurel is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Laurel jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Laurel's cost of living is 23.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Jones county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.5% to 28.3%. More Voting Stats
Laurel's population is 18,661 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Laurel is Real Estate: $112,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.9%.
Laurel public schools spend $10,367 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Laurel. More Education