Laurel, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 26,160 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.1%
Males: 12,115  (46.3%)
Females: 14,045  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 20707.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,854 (it was $49,415 in 2000)
Laurel:

$64,854
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,764 (it was $26,717 in 2000)

Laurel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $229,980 (it was $122,400 in 2000)
Laurel:

$229,980
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $264,020; Detached houses: $338,483; Townhouses or other attached units: $223,142; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $220,792; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,212

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,354.

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  • Races in Laurel, MD (2013)

    Laurel races chart
    • 13,41351.9%Black alone
    • 5,53121.4%White alone
    • 3,98215.4%Hispanic
    • 2,2498.7%Asian alone
    • 4901.9%Two or more races
    • 1530.6%American Indian alone
    • 280.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Laurel: 132.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Laurel, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (8.1%), West Indian (5.7%), Irish (5.4%), German (3.7%), United States (3.1%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 6,920 people per square mile   (high).

Laurel,MD real estate house value index trend

Laurel, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Laurel:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laurel city:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

6,794 residents are foreign born (12.0% Latin America, 5.9% Africa, 4.8% Asia).

This city:

26.3%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Laurel, Maryland as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Laurel to the number of sex offenders is 25,554 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,635 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,214 (1.7%)

Laurel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MD (7.3 miles , pop. 88,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (15.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (110.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: South Laurel, MD (1.3 miles ), West Laurel, MD (1.4 miles ), Maryland City, MD (1.5 miles ), North Laurel, MD (1.6 miles ), Konterra, MD (1.7 miles ), Savage, MD (1.8 miles ), Savage-Guilford, MD (1.9 miles ), Scaggsville, MD (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2003: 211 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2006: 93 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $249,400
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $302,600
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $316,200
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $275,400
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $364,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +101 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,843 (13.1%)

Area codes: 301, 240

Laurel household income distribution Laurel home values distribution

Property values in Laurel, MD


Crime rates in Laurel by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0102012101001
per 100,000 0.04.80.09.40.04.59.24.50.03.90.00.03.9
Rapes 8439156154144
per 100,000 38.919.214.442.44.522.627.74.521.815.83.915.615.4
Robberies 605710095758068746950486756
per 100,000 291.7274.3479.9447.9338.1362.2313.7329.4300.5197.2187.6261.0215.8
Assaults 667398886580829374122857693
per 100,000 320.9351.3470.3414.9293.0362.2378.3414.0322.3481.2332.1296.0358.3
Burglaries 159146145170191174158171163145125145115
per 100,000 773.0702.5695.9801.6860.9787.8728.9761.3709.9571.9488.5564.8443.1
Thefts 852780659753821755771771768622594596713
per 100,000 4,142.03,753.23,162.63,550.53,700.53,418.53,556.93,432.33,344.92,453.42,321.12,321.32,747.2
Auto thefts 284281242276214221215219153122928286
per 100,000 1,380.71,352.11,161.41,301.4964.61,000.6991.9974.9666.4481.2359.5319.4331.4
Arson 0001312512010
per 100,000 0.00.00.04.713.54.59.222.34.47.90.03.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 532.1503.1536.9593.7465.8498.1501.0479.9424.1365.7292.1319.3335.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Laurel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 86 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Maryland average:

2.66

Laurel tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Maryland:

5.0%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Laurel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Laurel, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Laurel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Laurel city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurel-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 95.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.4 miles away from Laurel center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.9 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 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 285.2 miles away from Laurel center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 360.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laurel topographic map

Birthplace of: Andrew Maynard (boxer) - Boxer, Brian Larsen - Singer-songwriter, Karl G. Taylor, Sr. - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Visanthe Shiancoe - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jun 18, 1980), Bill Green (athlete) - Hammer thrower, Constance Cepko - Developmental biologist, Ed Hodgkiss - Football player and coach, Emen Ifon - College football player (Maryland Terrapins), Jim Brown (outfielder) - Baseball player, John Lillibridge - Football player and coach.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Laurel: Horace, Jr. Capron, Karl G., Sr. Taylor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Laurel:

  • LAUREL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 7300 VAN DUSEN ROAD)
  • CHERRY LANE (9001 CHERRY LANE)
  • PATUXENT RIVER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (14200 LAUREL PARK DRIVE)
  • KIDNEY CARE OF LAUREL (14631 LAUREL BOWIE RD)

Airports and heliports located in Laurel:

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Amtrak stations near Laurel:

  • 11 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (BALTIMORE, AMTRAK WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Laurel:

  • Capitol College (Full-time enrollment: 701; Location: 11301 Springfield Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.capitol-college.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Maryland University of Integrative Health (FT enrollment: 583; Location: 7750 Montpelier Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.muih.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel (FT enrollment: 55; Location: 3535 Fort Meade Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aspenlaurel.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurel:

  • Bowie State University (about 8 miles; Bowie, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,517)
  • Howard Community College (about 8 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 9 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 10 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (about 14 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 11,160)
  • Catholic University of America (about 14 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 15 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

Public high schools in Laurel:

  • MAYA ANGELOU ACADEMY AT NEW BEGINNINGS FORMERLY OA (Location: 3201 OAK HILL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • LAUREL HIGH (Location: 8000 CHERRY LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHESAPEAKE MATH AND IT PUBLIC CHARTER (Location: 6100 FROST PL, Grades: 6-10, Charter school)

Private high schools in Laurel:

  • ST VINCENT PALLOTTI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 454, Location: 113 SAINT MARYS PL, Grades: 9-12)
  • PHILLIPS SCHOOL - LAUREL (Students: 75, Location: 8920 WHISKEY BOTTOM RD, Grades: 3-12)
  • HIGH ROAD ACADEMY (Students: 71, Location: 9705 WASHINGTON BLVD N, Grades: 4-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Laurel:

Private elementary/middle schools in Laurel:

  • ST MARY OF THE MILLS SCHOOL (Students: 427, Location: 106 SAINT MARYS PL, Grades: KG-8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL OF LAUREL (Students: 178, Location: 15002 FIRST BAPTIST LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • FAITH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 157, Location: 12700 CLAXTON DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • JULIA BROWN MONTESSORI SCHOOLS (Students: 87, Location: 9450 MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Laurel

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Notable locations in Laurel: Patuxant Greens Country Club (A), Laurel Pines Country Club (B), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Department Company 810 Laurel Volunteer Fire Department (C), Laurel Police Department (D), Laurel Branch Library (E), Laurel Municipal Center (F), Laurel Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Gorman Shopping Center (1), Laurel Shopping Center (2), Laurel Lakes Shopping Center (3), Laurel Centre Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laurel include: Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church of Laurel (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Glad Tidings Tabernacle (D), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Laurel Presbyterian Church (F), Oaklands United Presbyterian Church (G), Saint Marks United Methodist Church (H), Saint Mary of the Mills Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Philips Cemetery (1), Saint Mary of the Mill Cemetery (2), Ivy Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Tourist attractions: Laurel Historical Society (Museums; 817 Main Street), Patuxent Wildlife Research Center - Migratory Bird Management Office US Fish and Wildli- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12100 Beech Forest Road), Howard County Libraries - Savage Branch- Childrens Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9525 Durness Lane), Howard County Libraries - Savage Branch- Information Desk (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9525 Durness Lane), Howard County - Libraries- Savage-Laurel Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9525 Durness Lane), Delta Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3605 Fort Meade Road), XP Lasersport (Amusement & Theme Parks; 14705 Baltimore Avenue Suite A), Delta Daily Double Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3605 Laurel Fort Meade Road), Royal Flush Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9435 Washington Boulevard North).

Hotels: Ramada Inn Laurel (3400 Laurel Fort Meade Road), Comfort Inn (8828 Baltimore Washington), Quality Inn & Suites (1 Second Street), Best Western-Maryland Inn (15101 SWeitzer Lane), Ramada Inn Laurel MD (3400 Fort Meade Road), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (13700 Baltimore Avenue), Red Roof Inns - Laurel (12525 Laurel Bowie Road), Budget Host Valencia Motel & Efficiencies (10131 Washington Boulevard North), Dollar Inn (12663 Laurel Bowie Road).

Court: Prince Georges County School District - Montpelier Elementary School (9200 Muirkirk Road).

Prince George's 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.235. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.626. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.626
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Laurel in 2010:

  • 132 people in college/university student housing
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Laurel in 2000:

  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Laurel (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Laurel Center Branch, Van Dusen Branch, Russett Center Branch, Laurel Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: Corridor Marketplace Branch, Contee Road/Laurel Branch, Savage Shopping Center Branch, Laurel Shopping Center Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Maple Lawn Branch at 10990 Johns Hopkins Road, branch established on 2009/01/26; Laurel Branch at 380 Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Laurel Branch at 207 Bowie Road, branch established on 1996/12/01; Laurel Lakes Branch at 14060 Baltimore Boulevard, branch established on 1986/01/09. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Laurel Center Branch at 344 Montrose Avenue, branch established on 1956/11/14; Laurel Center Ii Branch at 8601 Oak Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sandy Spring Bank: Fulton Branch at 8315 Ice Crystal Drive, branch established on 2005/06/27; Laurel Lakes Community Branch at 14404 Baltimore Avenue, branch established on 1997/08/18. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $3,709.4 mil, Deposits: $2,664.0 mil, headquarters in Olney, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Laurel Maryland Banch at 3549 Russett Green, branch established on 2010/06/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • TD Bank, National Association: Laurel Branch at 14401 Baltimore Ave, branch established on 2008/11/08. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Laurel Branch at 14817 Baltimore Boulevard, branch established on 1995/07/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Maryland average:

12.6

Laurel travel time to work - commute Laurel mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Laurel:

(Laurel, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Laurel city (based on Prince George's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Laurel:

48.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Laurel:

46.5%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Laurel:

20.3%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Laurel:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Laurel:

32.6%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Laurel:

56.3%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laurel, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$67,894$58,1951$1,570
Other Government Administration 24$116,106$58,0532$996
Police Protection - Officers 64$413,321$77,4980$0
Police - Other 11$45,360$49,4840$0
Streets and Highways 18$78,406$52,2710$0
Solid Waste Management 17$64,682$45,6580$0
Parks and Recreation 18$84,683$56,45539$20,329
Other and Unallocable 26$111,710$51,5580$0
Totals for Government 192$982,162$61,38542$22,895

Laurel government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,399,000 ($129.93)
    General - Other: $2,843,000 ($108.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,096,000 ($41.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $947,000 ($36.20)
    General Public Buildings: $822,000 ($31.42)
    Central Staff Services: $793,000 ($30.31)
    Regular Highways: $635,000 ($24.27)
    Financial Administration: $511,000 ($19.53)
    Fire Protection: $280,000 ($10.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $221,000 ($8.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $705,000 ($26.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $151,000 ($5.77)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($1.19)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($1.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.15)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.15)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,525,000 ($249.43)

Laurel government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $369,000 ($14.11)
    All Other: $100,000 ($3.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($3.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,740,000 ($66.51)
    All Other: $231,000 ($8.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $101,000 ($3.86)
    Highways: $16,000 ($0.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $660,000 ($25.23)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($3.71)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.76)
    Property Sale Other: $12,000 ($0.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $703,000 ($26.87)
    All Other: $591,000 ($22.59)
  • Tax - Property: $8,813,000 ($336.89)
    NEC: $509,000 ($19.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $141,000 ($5.39)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($0.08)

Laurel government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,537,000 ($555.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,311,000 ($508.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,225,000 ($46.83)

Laurel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $916,000 ($35.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,147,000 ($158.52)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurel:

  • WILC (900 AM; 2 kW; LAUREL, MD; Owner: ILC CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurel:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Laurel:

  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Laurel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $778,000Total costs
  • 143,359Total average daily traffic
  • 12,265Total average daily truck traffic
  • 175,260Total future (year 27) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Laurel, MD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laurel)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Laurel, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 394 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laurel)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laurel)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED134$241,95351$234,695285$224,47513$74,0041$6,000,00014$205,439
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$211,5575$252,05434$222,3595$18,3160$05$177,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$250,0949$170,852168$255,20815$43,2140$017$135,142
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$227,58312$257,742106$239,2441$21,2300$04$111,853
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$175,2561$274,48031$231,3811$143,6500$04$208,540
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8001.02 , 8001.03, 8001.05, 8001.06, 8001.07, 8002.02, 8002.11

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$229,3414$297,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$341,1907$279,063
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$368,9102$219,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$225,6002$343,465
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8001.02 , 8001.03, 8001.05, 8001.06, 8001.07, 8002.02, 8002.11

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Laurel and their reported violations in the past:

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE (Address: 3220 LAUREL FT MEADE RD/RT 198 , Population served: 49,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
WILLOW SPRINGS GOLF COURSE (Address: 14401 SWEITZER LANE, STE. 200 , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2010)
COLONIAL MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves FL, Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
OURISMAN AUTOMOTIVE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In MAR-03-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-12-2013 to APR-22-2014)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-02-2009 to MAR-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (8 times from APR-06-2006 to JUL-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
WELSHS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (9 times from MAR-11-2003 to FEB-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 129
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Laurel

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Laurel, MD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Laurel, Maryland:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Laurel, 15101 Sweitzer Ln, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (301) 776-5300, Fax: (301) 604-3667
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites Laurel, 14402 Laurel Pl, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (301) 206-2600, Fax: (301) 725-0056
  • Ramada Inn Laurel, 3400 Ft Meade Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724 , Phone: (301) 498-0900, Fax: (301) 498-3203
  • Valencia Motel & Efficiencies, 10131 Washington Blvd, Laurel, Maryland 20723 , Phone: (301) 725-4200, Fax: (410) 776-4249
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1 Second St, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (301) 725-8800, Fax: (301) 725-7874
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Laurel, 13700 Baltimore Ave, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (301) 498-8900, Fax: (301) 498-5721
  • Hampton Inn Laurel, 7900 Braygreen Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (240) 456-0234, Fax: (240) 456-0504
  • Days Inn & Suites Laurel/Fort Meade, 9860 Washington Blvd N, Laurel, Maryland 20723 , Phone: (301) 725-0769, Fax: (240) 295-4260
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Laurel, Maryland
Most common first names in Laurel, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21472.7 years
Mary20277.1 years
James19571.1 years
William17772.8 years
Robert15368.5 years
Charles10972.9 years
Margaret9777.9 years
George8472.1 years
Dorothy7879.2 years
Helen7681.6 years
Most common last names in Laurel, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7172.6 years
Brown4673.5 years
Johnson4467.7 years
Jones4273.2 years
Williams3872.3 years
Davis3470.7 years
Miller3073.8 years
Thomas2968.1 years
Merson2478.2 years
Baker2469.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Laurel, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Marriott1
AMF Bowling1Marshalls1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts2Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's6
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
Avenue1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike10
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Country Buffet1
CVS3Olive Garden1
CarMax1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A3Panda Express1
Chipotle1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza2
Circle K2Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless3Pier 1 Imports1
DHL3Pizza Hut3
Days Inn1Popeyes2
Dennys1Quality1
Domino's Pizza2Quiznos1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Red Roof Inn1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx18Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Sleep Inn1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Giant1Staples1
H&R Block4Starbucks4
Hobby Lobby1Subway8
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile2
Honda1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hyundai1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
Jones New York1The Room Place1
KFC1U-Haul2
Knights Inn1UPS14
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
LA Fitness1Volkswagen1
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Macy's1Wendy's3

Laurel compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Laurel on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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