Laurel Springs is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 1,908, reflecting a decline of 62 (-3.1%) from the 1,970 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 371 (-15.8%) from the 2,341 counted in the 1990 Census.
Laurel Springs was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 2, 1913, from portions of Clementon Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 1, 1913. The borough was named for its therapeutic springs situated in laurel groves.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Laurel Springs borough had a total area of 0.471 square miles (1.220 km2), including 0.458 square miles (1.187 km2) of land and 0.013 square miles (0.033 km2) of water (2.70%).
Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Watsontown.
Laurel Springs borders the Camden County municipalities of Lindenwold and Stratford.
The 2010 United States Census counted 1,908 people, 727 households, and 505.992 families in the borough. The population density was 4,163.7 per square mile (1,607.6/km2). There were 771 housing units at an average density of 1,682.5 per square mile (649.6/km2). The racial makeup was 92.87% (1,772) White, 3.46% (66) Black or African American, 0.10% (2) Native American, 1.00% (19) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.31% (25) from other races, and 1.26% (24) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.88% (74) of the population.
Of the 727 households, 29.6% had children under the age of 18; 51.3% were married couples living together; 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present and 30.4% were non-families. Of all households, 25.7% were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.15.
22.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.5 years.