Laurel Hill is a small town situated in Scotland County.
July 28, 2017
The median resident age in Laurel Hill is 52 years. The median estimated household income is about $31,000 making it about $17,000 less than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $16,000. The average price for a home in Laurel Hill is about $82,000 (2015) which is $78,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about 800 a month for rent.
The racial makeup of Laurel Hill is 65% White, 21% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 12% other. 85% of the population are high school graduates, with 10% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 38% are married, 15% are divorced, 3% are separated, 12% are widowed, leaving 32% that have never been married.
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Laurel Hill belongs to Scotland County in the southern part of North Carolina. The county, named after the country of Scotland, is part of the Laurinburg, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area. The county was founded in 1812. Scotland County has a population of 36,000 and its largest city Laurinburg, with a population of 16,000, is the county seat.
Scotland County borders Hoke, Marlboro (South Carolina), Robeson, Richmond, and Moore counties.
Scotland County is made up of 320 square miles. 319 of which is land with the remaining 1 as water.
The population of Laurel Hill, NC is about 1,200.
The elevation of Laurel Hill, NC is 249 feet above sea level.
The zip code for Laurel Hill, NC is 28351.
The area code for Laurel Hill, NC is 910.
Historically speaking Laurel Hill and Scotland County have voted mostly Democrat, with 58% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.
As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 39% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.
The unemployment rate for Laurel Hill is about 10% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Maintenance, sales, and transportation make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.
The Laurinburg Exchange is the primary newspaper that covers the Scotland County area.