Thank you for your participation in the 2020 Census!





  • The official population for the City of Laurel per the 2020 US Census is 30,060 residents 
  • The population grew by 4,945 citizens compared to the 2010 US Census

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Economic & Community Development

    The Department of Economic and Community Development maintains and oversees the built environment within the City of Laurel. The department is responsible for zoning compliance, subdivision and development review, historic preservation review, economic development, affordable housing, and implementation of the City’s Master Plan. These activities are intended to improve the life quality in the City. Department staff strive to provide these services in a timely and efficient manner while promoting high-quality development which is compliant with State of Maryland regulations and statutes.