Laurel Hill, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laurel Hill, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Laurel Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 1,264 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Laurel Hill is located at latitude 34.8095 and longitude -79.5455 in Scotland County. The formal boundaries for the Laurel Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Scotland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Laurel Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584324) 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 Hill Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Scotland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laurel Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,264
Daytime Population: Workers 199
Daytime Population: Residents 857
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Familes 1,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 527
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $39,592
Average Household Income $49,554
Per Capita Income $19,470


Total Housing Units 588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $56,250
Average Home Value $89,223


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 364
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 0.11% -0.24%
Households 0.03% -0.35%
Families 0.7% -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Laurel Hill, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laurel Hill to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 399 46th
Population Density # 437 41st
Diversity Index # 295 60th
Median Household Income # 424 43rd
Per Capita Income # 547 26th

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