Laurel, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 25,906 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.8%
Males: 12,380  (47.8%)
Females: 13,526  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20707.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,652 (it was $49,415 in 2000)
Laurel:

$72,652
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,113 (it was $26,717 in 2000)

Laurel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $255,277 (it was $122,400 in 2000)
Laurel:

$255,277
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $272,751; detached houses: $360,792; townhouses or other attached units: $224,296; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $359,922; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,337

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,508.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurel: 164.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.2%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Laurel, MD (2017)
    • 12,86149.2%Black alone
    • 5,53421.2%White alone
    • 4,84618.5%Hispanic
    • 1,9467.4%Asian alone
    • 6152.4%Two or more races
    • 980.4%American Indian alone
    • 610.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Laurel, Maryland as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Laurel is 413 to 1.


Crime rates in Laurel by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
3
(11.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(42.4)
1
(4.5)
5
(22.6)
6
(27.7)
1
(4.5)
5
(21.8)
4
(15.8)
1
(3.9)
4
(15.6)
4
(15.4)
3
(11.4)
3
(11.4)
9
(34.6)
10
(38.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
95
(447.9)
75
(338.1)
80
(362.2)
68
(313.7)
74
(329.4)
69
(300.5)
50
(197.2)
48
(187.6)
67
(261.0)
56
(215.8)
43
(162.8)
44
(166.5)
55
(211.6)
48
(184.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(414.9)
65
(293.0)
80
(362.2)
82
(378.3)
93
(414.0)
74
(322.3)
122
(481.2)
85
(332.1)
76
(296.0)
93
(358.3)
72
(272.7)
62
(234.6)
94
(361.6)
54
(207.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
170
(801.6)
191
(860.9)
174
(787.8)
158
(728.9)
171
(761.3)
163
(709.9)
145
(571.9)
125
(488.5)
145
(564.8)
115
(443.1)
105
(397.6)
111
(420.1)
84
(323.1)
74
(284.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
753
(3,551)
821
(3,701)
755
(3,418)
771
(3,557)
771
(3,432)
768
(3,345)
622
(2,453)
594
(2,321)
596
(2,321)
713
(2,747)
689
(2,609)
812
(3,073)
788
(3,031)
777
(2,984)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
276
(1,301)
214
(964.6)
221
(1,001)
215
(991.9)
219
(974.9)
153
(666.4)
122
(481.2)
92
(359.5)
82
(319.4)
86
(331.4)
74
(280.2)
88
(333.0)
58
(223.1)
78
(299.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.7)
3
(13.5)
1
(4.5)
2
(9.2)
5
(22.3)
1
(4.4)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)572.4449.1480.2483.0462.7408.8352.6281.6307.9323.8267.1284.9332.9313.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Laurel, MD

Crime rate in Laurel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 83 (64 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Maryland average:

2.68
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Laurel, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: Nigerian (6.1%), African (5.2%), Jamaican (3.1%), American (2.4%), Irish (1.8%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 6,853 people per square mile   (high).

Laurel, Maryland map

6,832 residents are foreign born (11.9% Latin America, 7.3% Africa, 4.7% Asia).

This city:

26.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,793 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,542 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,200 (+4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,122 (14.4%)

Area codes: 301, 240

Distribution of median household income in Laurel, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laurel, MD in 2017

Property values in Laurel, MD

Laurel satellite photo by USGS

Laurel tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $269,100
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $274,300
  • 2017: 39 buildings, average cost: $280,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Laurel, MD residents
Average permit cost in Laurel, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Laurel, MD
Historical housing units in Laurel, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in Laurel, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Laurel, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Laurel, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.6. This is worse than average.

City:

90.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.223. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.197. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.197
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 Laurel 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 Laurel 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laurel topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 583; Location: 7750 Montpelier Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.muih.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel (Full-time 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

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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
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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Laurel:

Marital status in Laurel, MD
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Laurel:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laurel
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Laurel:

(Laurel, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Prince George's 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
Prince George's County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

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

16.7%
Maryland:

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
Police Protection - Officers 64$413,321$77,4980$0
Other and Unallocable 26$111,710$51,5580$0
Other Government Administration 24$116,106$58,0532$996
Parks and Recreation 18$84,683$56,45539$20,329
Streets and Highways 18$78,406$52,2710$0
Solid Waste Management 17$64,682$45,6580$0
Financial Administration 14$67,894$58,1951$1,570
Police - Other 11$45,360$49,4840$0
Totals for Government 192$982,162$61,38542$22,895

Laurel government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,911,000 ($382.58)
    General - Other: $7,399,000 ($285.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,729,000 ($143.94)
    Regular Highways: $3,725,000 ($143.79)
    Central Staff Services: $2,178,000 ($84.07)
    Financial Administration: $2,054,000 ($79.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,302,000 ($50.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $405,000 ($15.63)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($5.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $84,000 ($3.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $307,000 ($11.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,264,000 ($512.00)

Laurel government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $411,000 ($15.87)
    Other: $372,000 ($14.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000 ($7.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $548,000 ($21.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $266,000 ($10.27)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,563,000 ($137.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $701,000 ($27.06)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($0.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $642,000 ($24.78)
    Highways: $612,000 ($23.62)
  • Tax - Property: $19,292,000 ($744.69)
    Individual Income: $3,402,000 ($131.32)
    Other License: $1,903,000 ($73.46)
    Amusements Sales: $719,000 ($27.75)
    Public Utility License: $451,000 ($17.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $333,000 ($12.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($2.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($0.62)
    Amusements License: $11,000 ($0.42)

Laurel government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,998,000 ($308.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,663,000 ($295.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,923,000 ($112.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,588,000 ($99.90)

Laurel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $910,000 ($35.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,260,000 ($589.05)

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
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

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Laurel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.2mTotal length
  • $3,132,000Total costs
  • 508,073Total average daily traffic
  • 25,400Total average daily truck traffic
  • 303,028Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Laurel, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 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: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Laurel, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 74 (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: 418 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laurel)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (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 in Laurel, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laurel, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 167. The highest number of fires - 275 took place in 2012, and the least - 85 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Laurel, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.1%), and Outside Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Laurel, MD
    • 1,50453.1%Structure Fires
    • 70825.0%Outside Fires
    • 44115.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1826.4%Other
See full 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
  • Ramada Inn Laurel, 3400 Ft Meade Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724 , Phone: (301) 498-0900, Fax: (301) 498-3203
  • Red Roof Inn Laurel, 12525 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20708 , Phone: (301) 498-8811, Fax: (301) 498-1490
  • Valencia Motel & Efficiencies, 10131 Washington Blvd, Laurel, Maryland 20723 , Phone: (301) 725-4200, Fax: (410) 776-4249
  • Knights Inn-laurel, 3380 Ft Meade Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724 , Phone: (301) 498-5553, Fax: (301) 604-4225
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Laurel, 13700 Baltimore Ave, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (301) 498-8900, Fax: (301) 498-5721
  • Oakwood Corp Housing, 8500 Smt Vw Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724 , Phone: (877) 969-8953, Fax: (410) 609-2019
  • Hampton Inn Laurel, 7900 Braygreen Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20707 , Phone: (240) 456-0234, Fax: (240) 456-0504
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurel, MD
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 31.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurel, MD
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel


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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
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  • #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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