Laurel, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laurel, New York - Basic Facts

The Laurel Census Designated Place had a population of 1,469 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laurel: Franklinville.

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Laurel, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,469
Daytime Population: Workers 458
Daytime Population: Residents 823
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,462
Population in Familes 1,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 490
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $119,585
Average Household Income $153,209
Per Capita Income $57,409


Total Housing Units 810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $711,310
Average Home Value $801,333


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 401
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.65%
Households 0.64% 0.61%
Families 0.53% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

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, 2017 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 # 710 41st
Population Density # 949 21st
Diversity Index # 377 68th
Median Household Income # 120 90th
Per Capita Income # 153 87th

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