Laurel, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 16,713.
Population change since 2000: +12.4%
Males: 7,782  (46.6%)
Females: 8,931  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23294.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,545 (it was $42,128 in 2000)
Laurel:

$57,545
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,184 (it was $21,893 in 2000)

Laurel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $201,725 (it was $101,200 in 2000)
Laurel:

$201,725
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,105; detached houses: $286,114; townhouses or other attached units: $199,505; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,939; mobile homes: $156,156

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,096.

March 2019 cost of living index in Laurel: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.5% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Laurel, VA (2017)
    • 8,54250.0%White alone
    • 5,00729.3%Black alone
    • 1,69910.0%Hispanic
    • 1,0646.2%Asian alone
    • 7804.6%Two or more races
    • 100.06%American Indian alone
    • 100.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: English (6.6%), American (5.8%), German (5.2%), Irish (3.6%), Italian (1.9%), African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 5.48 square miles.

Population density: 3,049 people per square mile   (average).

Laurel, Virginia map

2,299 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 4.1% Asia, 2.5% Africa, 1.4% Europe).

This place:

13.5%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,483 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,494 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (7.1 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (86.0 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (207.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dumbarton, VA (1.3 miles ),
Glen Allen, VA (1.5 miles ),
Lakeside, VA (1.5 miles ),
Chamberlayne, VA (1.9 miles ),
Innsbrook, VA (2.0 miles ),
Tuckahoe, VA (2.1 miles ),
Short Pump, VA (2.6 miles),
Richmond, VA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 77.51 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,970 (+11.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,128 (11.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 804

Distribution of median household income in Laurel, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Laurel, VA in 2017
Laurel satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Virginia:

3.0%
Most common industries in Laurel, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.4%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Laurel, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Laurel, Virginia

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 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.289. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.289
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.09
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00356. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00356
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Laurel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Laurel place center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and caused $800,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Laurel-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from Laurel center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from Laurel 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 308.0 miles away from Laurel center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from Laurel center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henrico County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Laurel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Laurel:

  • PARHAM HEALTH CARE AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • HENRICO DOCTORS HOSPITAL PARHAM (Hospital, about 2 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES - RICHMOND (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-STRATFORD HALL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WESTPORT HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF RICHMOND (Hospital, about 3 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • HOSPICE OF VIRGINIA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)

Amtrak stations near Laurel:

  • 2 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 9 miles: ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurel:

  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 2 miles; Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,271)
  • University of Richmond (about 5 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Virginia Union University (about 6 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 7 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 21 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Virginia State University (about 28 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 47 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Laurel: Parham Forest Business Park (A), Hermitage Industrial Center (B), Henrico County Division of Fire Administration (C), Henrico County Juvenile Center (D), Henrico County Jail (E), Henrico County Courthouse (F), Henrico County Administration Building (G), Henrico County Sheriff's Office (H), Richmond Public Library Municipal Government and Law Branch Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Laurel Park Shopping Center (1), Staples Mill Plaza Shopping Center (2), Fountain Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laurel include: Faith Baptist Church (A), Goodwill Church (B), Laurel Park Church (C), Mount Vernon Church (D), North Run Church (E), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Vernon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Henrico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.3%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Laurel in 2010:

  • 679 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Laurel in 2000:

  • 537 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

For population 15 years and over in Laurel:

Marital status in Laurel, VA
  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Laurel:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Virginia average:

12.2

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

Religion statistics for Laurel, VA (based on Henrico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant86,344139
Mainline Protestant35,80256
Catholic17,0976
Other16,62417
Black Protestant3709
Orthodox1352
None150,563-
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: 71
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Henrico County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Henrico County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 226
This county:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henrico County:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henrico County:

26.8%
State:

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

15.2%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Laurel:

45.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Laurel:

19.5%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Laurel:

11.2%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Laurel:

31.2%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Laurel:

80.8%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Laurel, VA Residents

8.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($284 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.03%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richmond city, VA  2.55% ($46,981 average AGI)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.84% ($49,942)
from Hanover County, VA  0.67% ($51,675)


8.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Henrico County:

0.05%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Richmond city, VA  2.11% ($42,718 average AGI)
to Chesterfield County, VA  1.13% ($60,227)
to Hanover County, VA  0.87% ($67,339)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laurel:

  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAN (1430 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: FIFTH ESTATE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurel:

  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W219CX (91.7 FM; LAKESIDE/RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WZEZ (100.5 FM; GOOCHLAND, VA; Owner: HUBERT N. HOFFMAN JR. FAMILY TRUST)
  • WTVR-FM (98.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W298AG (107.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Laurel:

  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
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
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.9mTotal length
  • $521,000Total costs
  • 158,400Total average daily traffic
  • 817Total average daily truck traffic
  • 215,659Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Laurel, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Laurel, VA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Signal Mp6.9a 7.0 A Rf&p Rr (Lat: 37.648750 Lon: -77.507472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPGX834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.425 MHz, 161.325 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2015, Expiration Date: 04/24/2025, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HENRICO EOC, 850 Se Of Int Of Parham And Shrader Rds (Lat: 37.629167 Lon: -77.527778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 66.1 m, Call Sign: WQMJ448, Licensee ID: L00361994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020, Certifier: Todd J Pugh, Registrant: County Of Henrico, Police Division, 7721 E. Parham Rd, Henrico, VA 23273-0775, Phone: (804) 501-7153, Fax: (804) 501-7188, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 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 ORIGINATED134$165,20150$115,867297$159,00911$90,93415$112,261
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$122,0302$137,84021$175,9513$31,7231$107,650
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$202,4517$150,650123$171,22010$33,9848$111,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$153,2655$166,49096$170,4384$105,1508$140,525
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$134,3403$249,27332$163,3773$139,1831$284,010

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2004.09 , 2004.11, 2004.12, 2005.03, 2008.01, 2009.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$174,17712$191,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$189,1128$198,465
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$169,7203$148,877
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$88,2104$140,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2004.09 , 2004.11, 2004.12, 2005.03, 2008.01, 2009.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laurel, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Laurel, VA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Laurel, VA
  • 65.4%Electricity
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Laurel, VA
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Laurel compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

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