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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 346,012 346,514 347,807 349,076 350,031  
  Laurel County 59,603 59,747 60,048 60,101 60,250  
 London8,0748,0868,1288,1268,157 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Laurel County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 12,272 20.4 69,189 19.8  
  16-24 6,354 10.5 46,472 13.3  
  25-44 15,463 25.7 87,067 24.9  
  45-64 16,590 27.5 92,131 26.3  
  65-84 8,698 14.4 49,878 14.2  
  85 and older 873 1.4 5,294 1.5  
  Median Age 39.9   38.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Laurel County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 58,518 97.1 333,539 95.3  
  Black or African American 449 0.7 8,111 2.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 214 0.4 1,194 0.3  
  Asian 357 0.6 2,240 0.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 14 0.0 150 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 698 1.2 4,797 1.4  
  Hispanic Origin 895 1.5 6,423 1.8  
  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  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Laurel County $28,544 $32,254 13.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $19,365- $30,248 $23,016- $35,823    
  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.