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Laurel is a town in Franklin County, in the Cincinnati metro area.
The community was named either for Laurel, DE, or for Laurel, MD
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Laurel. For links to other places called Laurel, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Laurel is 39.500N. The longitude is -85.186W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 581.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Laurel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47024 ZIP code.
13% of Laurel residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Laurel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Laurel was $12,035, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Laurel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Laurel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $571.
Libraries in Laurel include Laurel Community Library ... View libraries
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Laurel political report.
The average commute time for Laurel workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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