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Population in 2010: 2,989. Population change since 2000: +2.0%
Males: 1,449  (48.5%)
Females: 1,540  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08332.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,364 (it was $32,041 in 2000)
Laurel Lake:

$41,364
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,453

Laurel Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,308 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Laurel Lake:

$94,308
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,658; Detached houses: $138,125; Mobile homes: $60,744

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,002.

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  • White alone - 2,590 (86.7%)
  • Hispanic - 195 (6.5%)
  • Black alone - 93 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

Races in Laurel Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laurel Lake: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.6%), Italian (14.6%), Irish (12.1%), Polish (7.1%), United States (6.0%), English (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,697 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Laurel Lake:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 23.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laurel Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

67 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This place:  2.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,509 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,941 (2.9%)

Laurel Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (10.6 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (46.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Millville, NJ (2.1 miles ), Port Norris, NJ (2.4 miles ), Cedarville, NJ (3.0 miles ), Belleplain, NJ (3.1 miles ), Vineland, NJ (3.3 miles ), Fairton, NJ (3.3 miles ), Rosenhayn, NJ (3.4 miles ), Bridgeton, NJ (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.33 N, Longitude: 75.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 856

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Average climate in Laurel Lake, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Laurel Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Laurel Lake place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurel Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from Laurel Lake center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Laurel Lake center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laurel Lake topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Laurel Lake:

  • KIDNEY CENTER AT MILLVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MILLVILLE, NJ)
  • MILLVILLE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MILLVILLE, NJ)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; VINELAND, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurel Lake:

  • Cumberland County College (about 8 miles; Vineland, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 21 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,003)
  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 27 miles; Pomona, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,255)
  • Rowan University (about 27 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • Delaware State University (about 29 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Camden County College (about 32 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,529)
  • Gloucester County College (about 32 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,805)

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Notable locations in Laurel Lake: Laurel Lakes Volunteer Rescue Squad (A), Laurel Lake Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Laurel Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gravelly Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.6. This is better than average.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.31
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 59.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 73.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.1%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laurel Lake, NJ

Laurel Lake compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Laurel Lake travel time to work - commute


Laurel Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Laurel Lake CDP (based on Cumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.83%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAJewish
Adherents57.4%11.1%5.2%4.9%3.4%
Congregations14.3%27.8%5.3%5.3%3.0%
NameChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.9%2.6%1.3%7.9%
Congregations3.0%6.8%2.3%3.0%29.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Cumberland County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Cumberland County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Cumberland County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

27.2%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

18.0%

4.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Atlantic County, NJ  1.01% ($35,380 average AGI)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.52% ($36,358)
from Salem County, NJ  0.36% ($36,630)


4.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.64% ($38,885 average AGI)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.54% ($41,470)
to Salem County, NJ  0.40% ($40,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurel Lake:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNJC (1360 AM; 5 kW; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: FORSYTHE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMVB (1440 AM; 1 kW; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: QUINN BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurel Lake:

  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WVLT (92.1 FM; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: CLEAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WNJB-FM (89.3 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGBZ (105.5 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WGLS-FM (89.7 FM; GLASSBORO, NJ; Owner: ROWAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WZXL (100.7 FM; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WKOE (106.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWZK (94.3 FM; AVALON, NJ; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WJPH (89.9 FM; WOODBINE, NJ; Owner: MARANATHA MINISTRIES/JOY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKU (98.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWCJ (89.1 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WNJZ (90.3 FM; CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJSE (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, NJ; Owner: PARINELLO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Laurel Lake:

  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMGM-TV (Channel 40; WILDWOOD, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mr 17 Battle Ln (Lat: 39.331778 Lon: -75.037667), Call Sign: KTX789
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 02/13/2014
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,8802$123,3601$25,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$130,9351$32,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$94,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$70,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Laurel Lake


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