Laurens, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Laurens, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Laurens had a population of 248 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Laurens is located at latitude 42.5306 and longitude -75.0896 in Otsego County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Laurens (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otsego County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,112 feet.

The Village of Laurens (GNIS ID: 2390935) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Laurens is located within Town of Laurens, a minor civil division (MCD) of Otsego County.

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Laurens, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 248
Population in Households 248
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,932
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $47,676
Average Household Income $56,411
Per Capita Income $24,869


Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $136,765
Average Home Value $191,987


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.71% -0.74%
Households -0.81% -0.6%
Families -1.11% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Laurens, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurens to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1145 4th
Population Density # 427 64th
Diversity Index # 768 36th
Median Household Income # 962 20th
Per Capita Income # 974 19th

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