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Laurel township, NC map Land area: 13.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 418 (all rural)
Males: 214  (51.2%)
Females: 204  (48.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 418 (368 owner occupied, 50 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

31%


Races in Laurel township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.7%
  • Asian: 1.9%

Median age of males: 44.4
Median age of females: 43.7

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Average household size: 2.35

Laurel township:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.67

Estimated median household income in 2009: $27,914 ($25,045 in 1999)
This township:

$27,914
North Carolina:

$43,674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $384 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $466)
Here:

$384
State:

$568

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $76,718 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Laurel township:

$76,718
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,754 - $121,958

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $108,442
Here:

$108,442
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $30,350
Here:

$30,350
State:

$45,354
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

20.6%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

7.8%
Whole state:

5.5%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Laurel township include: Laurel Hill Church (A), Little Laurel Church (B), Big Laurel Church (C), Roaring Fork Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastridge Cemetery (1), Graybeal Cemetery (2), Nelson Cemetery (3), Osborne Cemetery (4), Parmer Cemetery (5), Pennington Cemetery (6), Sapp Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Branch (A), Swift Branch (B), Soup Bean Branch (C), Roaring Fork (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (100% naturalized citizens)

Laurel township:  1.2%
State:  5.3%

56% of Laurel township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in North Carolina.

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

  • This state: 1083
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 93
  • South: 116
  • West: 112

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,300

Laurel township, North Carolina satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 441
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 21
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • Mobile homes: 167

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,100


Housing units in Laurel township with a mortgage: 119 (5 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 115

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 10
  • 1995 to 1998: 77
  • 1990 to 1994: 37
  • 1980 to 1989: 98
  • 1970 to 1979: 138
  • 1960 to 1969: 73
  • 1950 to 1959: 61
  • 1940 to 1949: 42
  • 1939 or earlier: 121

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Laurel township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 16
  • 4 rooms: 85
  • 5 rooms: 165
  • 6 rooms: 84
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurel township, North Carolina:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 57
  • 5 rooms: 42
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Laurel township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 144
  • 3 bedrooms: 220
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Laurel township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 34
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 45
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 157
  • 2 vehicles: 160
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 46
  • 1 vehicle: 49
  • 2 vehicles: 57
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 4

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (17%)
  • Repair and maintenance (10%)
  • Food (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Apparel (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Laurel township:

  • United States or American (30.5%)
  • Irish (16.2%)
  • German (10.8%)
  • English (7.7%)
  • European (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.8%)
  • Scottish (2.6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 416 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 67 (13%)
  • Walked: 19 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

97.9% of residents of Laurel township speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,423
  • In family households: 1,214 (327 male householders, 55 female householders)
    305 spouses, 424 children (365 natural, 10 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 35 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 13 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 209 (67 male householders (60 living alone)), 114 female householders (94 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 161 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 64 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 154 1-person, 21 2-persons, 6 3-persons,

50 married couples with children.
20 single-parent households (4 men, 16 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

8.2%

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

13.3%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Laurel township:

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