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Encyclopedia > Laurel, Montana
Old silos bearing ads at the entrance to Laurel
Old silos bearing ads at the entrance to Laurel

Laurel is a city located in Yellowstone County, Montana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,255. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 821 KB) Old silos at the entrance of Laurel, Montana. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1536x2048, 821 KB) Old silos at the entrance of Laurel, Montana. ... Yellowstone County is a county located in the state of Montana. ...


Both the interstate highway I-90 and a number of local railroads run through Laurel. It is most known for its industry and agriculture, but also has a historic shopping district. Interstate 90 is the longest interstate highway in the United States. ...


Laurel is home to a Cenex oil refinery. Cenex, originally Farmers Union Central Exchange, is a brand name of Cenex Harvest States Cooperatives, a United States cooperative. ... View of Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, California. ...


Geography

Laurel is located at 45°40'26" North, 108°46'15" West (45.673986, -108.770893)GR1. It is located 3300 feet above sea level. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Some of Laurel's residents commute the 15 miles to Billings Montana's largest city. Laurel also is significant as it lies on one of two main roads to Red Lodge. Red Lodge, 45 miles away, is a popular mountain town and one end of the Beartooth Highway. Billings skyline and Sacrifice Cliff, 2005 Motto: Billings Pride: City~Wide Nickname: The Magic City Star of the Big Sky Country City Beneath the Rims Map Political Statistics Founded 1877 Incorporated 1882 Yellowstone County Mayor Ronald Tussing Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 105 km² (41 mi²) 0. ... Red Lodge is a city located in Carbon County, Montana. ... Beartooth Pass in June 2004. ...

Location of Laruel, Montana

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Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 6,255 people, 2,529 households, and 1,739 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,284.6/km² (3,318.5/mi²). There were 2,647 housing units at an average density of 543.6/km² (1,404.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.55% White, 0.16% African American, 1.17% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.69% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 2.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,529 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.96. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $32,679, and the median income for a family was $40,068. Males had a median income of $33,370 versus $17,201 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,953. 10.8% of the population and 7.9% of families were below the poverty line. 13.3% of those under the age of 18 and 11.3% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Coordinates: 45.673986° N -108.770893° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...

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Regions
Eastern Montana - Western Montana - Inland Empire
Largest cities
Anaconda | Belgrade | Billings | Bozeman | Butte | Evergreen | Glendive | Great Falls | Havre | Helena | Kalispell | Laurel | Lewistown | Livingston | Miles City | Missoula | Sidney | Whitefish
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Laurel, Montana - Certified Community (1094 words)
Laurel’s airport is located 2 miles north of the city limits.
Laurel is the site of Montana Rail Link’s Terminal Switch Yard receiving trains from Great Falls, MT serving the North Line; from Greybull, WY serving the Denver, CO area; Sheridan, WY serving the Kansas City region and Forsyth, MT serving Chicago.
Laurel is situated along Interstate 90 and the exit for Highway 212/310 designated as the "busiest interchange in Montana" with twelve thousand cars daily.
Laurel, Montana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (530 words)
Laurel is a city in Yellowstone County, Montana, United States.
Laurel is home to a Cenex oil refinery.
Laurel is also significant as it lies on one of two main roads to Red Lodge.
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