In 2017, Laurel County, KY had a population of 59.9k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $37,235. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Laurel County, KY declined from 59,950 to 59,901, a -0.0817% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,139 to $37,235, a 3.03% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laurel County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.14%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.798%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.706%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.544%). N/A% of the people in Laurel County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Laurel County, KY are Tri-State Institute of Hair Design (19 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Laurel County, KY is $102,000, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Laurel County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Laurel County, KY is 2 cars per household.