Laurel Park, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 2,315 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
 
Males: 1,098  (47.5%)
Females: 1,217  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

60.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28739.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,426 (it was $52,813 in 2000)
Laurel Park:

$60,426
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,950 (it was $35,749 in 2000)

Laurel Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $283,727 (it was $164,600 in 2000)
Laurel Park:

$283,727
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $313,996; detached houses: $339,720; townhouses or other attached units: $262,854; in 2-unit structures: $124,940; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $452,132; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $315,114

Median gross rent in 2017: $970.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurel Park: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Laurel Park, NC (2010)
    • 2,06694.8%White alone
    • 572.6%Hispanic
    • 321.5%Black alone
    • 110.5%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Laurel Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.1)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.1)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(237.9)
1
(47.1)
3
(141.3)
1
(46.5)
3
(137.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(475.7)
19
(894.1)
15
(706.5)
11
(511.4)
14
(642.8)
12
(543.5)
20
(898.5)
24
(1,070)
14
(615.9)
20
(868.4)
7
(299.0)
9
(384.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(47.6)
3
(141.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.4)
1
(42.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)63.350.490.087.935.421.742.256.228.285.518.843.1

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City-data.com crime index in Laurel Park, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (14.3%), American (14.2%), German (9.9%), Italian (5.0%), Polish (4.8%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 863 people per square mile   (low).

Laurel Park, North Carolina map

345 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America, 2.9% Europe).

This town:

12.2%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,126 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,378 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (18.7 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (94.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (516.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Valley Hill, NC (1.2 miles ),
Hendersonville, NC (1.4 miles ),
Balfour, NC (1.6 miles ),
Barker Heights, NC (1.8 miles ),
Mountain Home, NC (2.0 miles ),
Horse Shoe, NC (2.0 miles ),
Flat Rock, NC (2.0 miles ),
East Flat Rock, NC (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 82.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Laurel Park, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laurel Park, NC in 2017

Laurel Park satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +428 (+30.4%).
Most common industries in Laurel Park, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Laurel Park, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Top executives (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Art and design workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Laurel Park, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Laurel Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Laurel Park town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 52.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurel Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Laurel Park center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Laurel Park center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from Laurel Park center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 134.4 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 Henderson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Laurel Park:

  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • LAKEWOOD MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • MARGARET R PARDEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • THE LAURELS OF HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • PINEBROOK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF HENDERSONV (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)

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

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 19 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • North Greenville University (about 19 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 22 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • Furman University (about 28 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Bob Jones University (about 32 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 34 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hendersonville Golf and Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Laurel Park: First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Briar Lake (A), Echo Lake (B), Laurel Park Lake (C), Rainbow Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

1.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


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
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Laurel Park:

Marital status in Laurel Park, NC
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Laurel Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Laurel Park
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Laurel Park, NC (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,836111
Mainline Protestant10,94429
Catholic6,3291
Other1,3518
Black Protestant5384
Orthodox651
None53,659-
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: 22
Henderson County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Henderson County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Henderson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Henderson County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henderson County:

25.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henderson County:

16.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Laurel Park:

65.7%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

65.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

13.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Laurel Park:

5.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

68.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laurel Park, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$13,152$19,7280$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$21,933$37,5991$469
Streets and Highways 6$14,869$29,7381$1,875
Other and Unallocable 3$8,652$34,6087$3,604
Financial Administration 1$2,670$32,0400$0
Water Supply 1$1,838$22,0560$0
Totals for Government 26$63,114$29,1309$5,948

Laurel Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $806,000 ($348.16)
    Police Protection: $514,000 ($222.03)
    Regular Highways: $499,000 ($215.55)
    Financial Administration: $361,000 ($155.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $282,000 ($121.81)
    Sewerage: $238,000 ($102.81)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($68.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000 ($59.18)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($12.10)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($11.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $80,000 ($34.56)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.78)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($7.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $229,000 ($98.92)

Laurel Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $204,000 ($88.12)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($5.18)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($4.75)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.02)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $829,000 ($358.10)
    Water Utilities: $136,000 ($58.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $118,000 ($50.97)
    Highways: $94,000 ($40.60)
  • Tax - Property: $1,325,000 ($572.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $441,000 ($190.50)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($9.94)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.86)

Laurel Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,821,000 ($786.61)

8.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Buncombe County, NC  2.62% ($48,051 average AGI)
from Transylvania County, NC  0.33% ($49,136)
from Polk County, NC  0.25% ($61,955)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Buncombe County, NC  1.74% ($43,036 average AGI)
to Transylvania County, NC  0.31% ($38,622)
to Greenville County, SC  0.21% ($61,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurel Park:

  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHKP (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: RADIO HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurel Park:

  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Laurel Park:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W68DM (Channel 68; BREVARD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W24BA (Channel 24; TRYON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

Laurel Park fatal accident list:

Jun 1, 2013 10:51 PM, Pva Ingles, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 2011 03:27 PM, Us-64, Rp-1488, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.4mTotal length
  • 3,000Total average daily traffic
  • 210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Tower Circle (Lat: 35.315278 Lon: -82.509722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WPEC964,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.830 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 01/28/2024, Certifier: Johny Edward Duncan, Registrant: Kimball Communications Inc., 245 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Fax: (828) 696-2175, Email:
  • Birchwood Dr 300 Ft N Laurel Park Hwy (Lat: 35.310111 Lon: -82.522056), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDI319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.475 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/05/2023, Registrant: Kimball Communications, Inc, 245 Duncan Hill Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Fax: (828) 696-2175, Email:
  • 2500 Ft N Of Laurel Park Hwy Pump (Lat: 35.313167 Lon: -82.510389), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDI320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.475 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2013, Expiration Date: 10/05/2023, Registrant: Kimball Communications Inc, 245 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Fax: (825) 696-2175

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD1PA, Previous Call Sign: WA1WKR, Licensee ID: L00182148, Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/18/2023, Certifier: Norris B Bond, Registrant: Norris B Bond, 120 Indian Woods Trail, Laurel Park, NC 28739
  • Call Sign: N2UK, Previous Call Sign: WB2EZI, Licensee ID: L01429334, Grant Date: 08/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/27/2028, Registrant: Kenneth J Gallagher, 158 Mccarson Drive, Laurel Park, NC 28739
  • Call Sign: WZ8A, Licensee ID: L00156791, Grant Date: 12/02/1999, Expiration Date: 02/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2003, Registrant: Andrew H Kilpatrick, 105 Deerwood Lane, Laurel Park, NC 28739
  • Call Sign: K4YKZ, Previous Call Sign: WZ8A, Licensee ID: L00156791, Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/22/2023, Certifier: Andrew H Kilpatrick, Registrant: Andrew H Kilpatrick, 105 Deerwood Lane, Laurel Park, NC 28739

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62EM , Serial Number: D-8081, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Jesse C Iv Harris, 145 Deerwood Ln, Laurel Park, NC 28739

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$249,27015$191,69973$184,2481$146,45010$189,969
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$139,3220$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$125,80516$188,1241$59,0202$124,005
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$298,68012$231,5110$01$310,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$167,1820$01$47,260
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9916.00 , 9917.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$169,1101$226,6401$126,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$102,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$73,7800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9916.00 , 9917.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laurel Park, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laurel Park, NC - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurel Park, NC
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurel Park, NC
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Laurel Park compared to North Carolina state average:

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

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  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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