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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Laurens is a town in New York with a population of 2,637. Laurens is in Otsego County. Living in Laurens offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Laurens there are a lot of bars. Many retirees live in Laurens and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Laurens are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$134,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$690
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Laurens

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,523
National
$55,322
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Laurens Reviews

1 review
It's a college town around where I live. There is things to do but not where I live. I live in the country side.
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