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Laurens, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,537 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Laurens:

$85,537
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,902 - $133,830

Laurens,IA index of house prices

Total population: 1,227 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,450 (4 farm, 1,446 nonfarm))

Houses: 762 (619 occupied: 444 owner occupied, 174 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

28%

Housing density: 1,032 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $91,842.

Median contract rent in 2017: $237 (lower quartile is $160, upper quartile is $294)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $379


Median gross rent in Laurens, IA in 2017: $307

Housing units in Laurens with a mortgage: 213 (5 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 229

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,780

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,937

Median monthly housing costs: $570


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Laurens, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,288
  • In family households: 945 (206 male householders, 133 female householders)
    268 spouses, 299 children (283 natural, 0 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 9 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 319 (124 male householders (118 living alone)), 153 female householders (126 living alone)), 37 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 26

Size of family households: 193 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 244 1-person, 32 2-persons.

148 married couples with children.
118 single-parent households (62 men, 56 women).

97.8% of residents of Laurens speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 17 (1.3%)
(29.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurens, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurens, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 1032 bedrooms
  • 2233 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 1022 bedrooms
  • 293 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 20no vehicle
  • 1331 vehicle
  • 1672 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Laurens in renter-occupied apartments
  • 44no vehicle
  • 761 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurens, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 765 rooms
  • 866 rooms
  • 1007 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurens, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 155 rooms
  • 296 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Laurens, IA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Laurens, IA in 2017
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $19,999
  • 76$20,000 to $29,999
  • 103$30,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 57$60,000 to $74,999
  • 88$75,000 to $99,999
  • 57$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Laurens, IA

  • Distribution of house value in Laurens, IA in 2017
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 28$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 62$40,000 to $49,999
  • 28$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 29$80,000 to $89,999
  • 35$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4$175,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Laurens, IA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Laurens, IA in 2017
  • 1Less than $100
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 52$400 to $449
  • 18$450 to $499
  • 20$500 to $549
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.2%
Number of people working at home: 17 (2.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 189
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 155
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 98
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 44
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 23
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 22
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 25
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 29
  • 90 or more minutes: 9
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laurens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 610 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 108 (13%)
  • Taxi: 5 (1%)
  • Walked: 73 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Laurens, Iowa
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Laurens, Iowa
  • 102010 or later
  • 52000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970
Ancestries in Laurens, IA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 156 (32.4%)
  • Irish: 47 (9.8%)
  • Norwegian: 46 (9.6%)
  • American: 35 (7.3%)
  • Swedish: 24 (5.0%)
  • English: 21 (4.4%)
  • Dutch: 10 (2.1%)
  • Italian: 10 (2.1%)
  • French: 9 (1.9%)
  • Scandinavian: 9 (1.9%)
  • Czech: 7 (1.5%)
  • Danish: 7 (1.5%)
  • British: 6 (1.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 2 (0.4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Philippines
Laurens:

70.6% (12)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Laurens:

11.8% (2)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Laurens:

5.9% (1)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 958
  • Other state: 298
  • Northeast: 11
  • Midwest: 184
  • South: 11
  • West: 89

87.5% of Laurens residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100.0% lived in Iowa.


Laurens:

87.5%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 180
  • Less than 1 year of college: 42
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 81
  • Associate degree: 61
  • Bachelor's degree: 45
  • Master's degree: 8
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 172
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 48
  • Associate degree: 55
  • Bachelor's degree: 80
  • Master's degree: 3
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 2
Educational Attainment for Females
Laurens marital status for males
Laurens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 641
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 45
  • 5 to 9: 44
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,596

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 5.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.0%
Year householders moved into residence in Laurens
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurens, IA
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 44.3%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurens, IA
  • 50.6%Electricity
  • 49.4%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

44.4%
Iowa:

24.7%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability