Laurel, Montana

Laurel, Montana
The Yellowstone River at Laurel

Laurel is a railroad town, criss-crossed by several rail lines and by Interstate 94. The "Laurel Yard" is the largest rail yard between Pasco, Washington and St. Paul, Minnesota. Laurel is also home to a Cenex oil refinery. Downtown Laurel has a historic shopping district while most of the area surrounding Laurel is agricultural.

Fast Facts about Laurel, Montana
Laurel, Yellowstone County, MT 59044
Elevation: 3,301'
Latitude: 45.674°N
Longitude: 108.7709°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 92.6%
Hispanic: 4.7%
Native American: 1.4%
Asian: 0.7%
Two or More Races: 0.4%
African-American: 0.2%
High School or Higher: 85.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 3.7%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 6,750
Males: 3,223
Females: 3,527
Median Resident Age: 38.4 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $42,400
Estimated Median Home Value: $149,100
Population Density: 3,581 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Laurel: 88.7
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Health Care, Rail Transportation, Energy Products, Educational Services, Retail Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Government
Unemployed (March 2011): 5.9%
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