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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 346,514 347,807 349,076 350,031 351,250  
  Laurel County 59,747 60,048 60,101 60,250 60,174  
 London8,0868,1288,1268,157 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Laurel County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 12,284 20.4 69,495 19.8  
  16-24 6,330 10.5 46,715 13.3  
  25-44 15,463 25.7 87,120 24.8  
  45-64 16,501 27.4 92,114 26.2  
  65-84 8,744 14.5 50,444 14.4  
  85 and older 852 1.4 5,362 1.5  
  Median Age 39.8   38.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Laurel County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 58,392 97.0 334,477 95.2  
  Black or African American 455 0.8 8,113 2.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 214 0.4 1,230 0.4  
  Asian 361 0.6 2,254 0.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 15 0.0 142 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 737 1.2 5,034 1.4  
  Hispanic Origin 985 1.6 6,830 1.9  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Laurel County 61,519 62,592 63,429 63,882  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Laurel County $27,082 $32,730 20.9 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $20,842- $29,500 $23,320- $35,884    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Laurel County 23,029 2.57 $36,139  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.