Laurel, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laurel, New York - Basic Facts

The Laurel Census Designated Place had a population of 1,457 as of July 1, 2016. Laurel ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Laurel is located at latitude 40.9716 and longitude -72.556 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Laurel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Laurel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390036) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Laurel Census Designated Place is located within Town of Southold, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laurel: Franklinville.

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Laurel, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,457
Population in Households 1,450
Population in Familes 1,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 486
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 401
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 262 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $681,548
Average Home Value $789,900


Median Household Income $116,572
Average Household Income $147,409
Per Capita Income $55,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.62%
Households 0.72% 0.58%
Families 0.61% 0.49%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Laurel, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurel to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 718 40th
Population Density1 # 954 20th
Diversity Index2 # 385 68th
Median Household Income # 113 91st
Per Capita Income # 144 88th

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