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South Laurel, MD&

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2.11% growth
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4.5% growth
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3.04% growth
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3.65% growth


The economy of South Laurel, MD employs 14,467 people. The economy of South Laurel, MD is specialized in Public Admin.; Transportation & Warehousing; and Admin., Support, Waste Management Services, which employ respectively 2.22; 1.74; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in South Laurel, MD are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,548), Public Admin. (1,504), and Educational Services (1,497), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($62,647), Utilities ($61,765), and Educational Services ($47,432).

Median household income in South Laurel, MD is $71,433. Males in South Laurel, MD have an average income that is 1.06 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,190. The income inequality of South Laurel, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for South Laurel, MD. In Prince George's County, MD the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 52 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,358. Baltimore city, MD has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Maryland.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of South Laurel, MD is from the county of Prince George's County, MD.

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South Laurel, MD is home to a population of 26,952 people, from which 85.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of South Laurel, MD is composed of 16,036 Black residents (59.5%), 4,217 White residents (15.6%), 3,673 Hispanic residents (13.6%), 2,354 Asian residents (8.73%), and 585 Two+ residents (2.17%). The most common foreign languages in South Laurel, MD are Spanish (3,083 speakers), African Languages (1,307 speakers), and French (481 speakers), but compared to other places, South Laurel, MD has a relative high number of African Languages (1,307 speakers), Urdu (437 speakers), and Other Indo-European (337 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in South Laurel, MD awarded 262 degrees. The student population of South Laurel, MD is skewed away from females, with 212 male students and 50 female students. Most students in South Laurel, MD are White (120 and 45.8%), followed by Black or African American (83 and 31.7%), Hispanic or Latino (19 and 7.25%), and Asian (16 and 6.11%). The largest universities in South Laurel, MD by number of graduates are Capitol College (262 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in South Laurel, MD are Other Computer & Information Support Services (88 and 33.6%), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (12 and 4.58%), and General Business Administration & Management (11 and 4.2%). The median tuition costs in South Laurel, MD are N/A for private four year colleges, and $23,472 and $23,472 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in South Laurel, MD is $312,100, which is 1.52 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $301,100 to $312,100, a 3.65% increase. The homeownership rate of South Laurel, MD is 40.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in South Laurel, MD have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in South Laurel, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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