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Population in 2012: 4,869 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 

Males: 2,510  (51.6%)
Females: 2,359  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 22835.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,948 (it was $34,306 in 2000)
Luray:

$48,948
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,328

Luray town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,945 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Luray:

$180,945
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $193,313; Detached houses: $195,046; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,360; Mobile homes: $99,216

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 4,404 (89.8%)
  • Black alone - 282 (5.8%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Luray: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.5%), English (13.8%), United States (13.1%), Irish (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Welsh (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1812

Elevation: 789 feet

Land area: 4.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,026 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Luray:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Luray town:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

131 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This town:  2.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Luray, Virginia as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Luray to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,332 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,571 (0.8%)

Luray satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (60.1 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (79.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stanley, VA (2.6 miles ), Mount Jackson, VA (3.4 miles ), New Market, VA (3.4 miles ), Sperryville, VA (3.5 miles ), Edinburg, VA (3.5 miles ), Woodstock, VA (3.9 miles ), Shenandoah, VA (3.9 miles ), Washington, VA (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 78.45 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,141 (+23.3%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,207 (55.0%)

Area code: 540

Luray household income distribution Luray home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Luray by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010121120201
per 100,000 0.019.90.020.240.420.420.541.20.041.60.020.3
Robberies 010000002003
per 100,000 0.019.90.00.00.00.00.00.041.30.00.060.8
Assaults 011134551521
per 100,000 0.019.920.420.260.681.4102.5103.020.7103.940.420.3
Burglaries 1518291311191516333025
per 100,000 303.3358.640.7182.1262.7223.9389.4308.9330.6685.8605.7506.9
Thefts 51432249121117111113115119126114
per 100,000 1031.1856.7447.7991.72445.42381.42275.12327.02376.02473.02543.92311.4
Auto thefts 443163369151
per 100,000 80.979.761.120.2121.361.161.5123.6186.020.8100.920.3
Arson 000110201100
per 100,000 0.00.00.020.220.20.041.00.020.720.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 66.187.928.571.2202.1142.2153.4170.8143.4194.2153.7161.1

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Virginia average:

2.27

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Luray, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+4.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Luray-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Luray town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Luray-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 89% 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 80.3 miles away from the city 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 66.2 miles away from Luray center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city 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 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Luray center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Page County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Luray topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Almond - Army general, Thomas Jordan (general) - Confederate Army general, William Alexander Harris (Kansas) - Politician, Floyd Baker - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Luray:

  • PAGE MEM HOSP HH CARE (Home Health Center, 200 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • PAGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 200 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • MONTVUE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 30 MONTVUE DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Luray, VA

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luray:

  • James Madison University (about 28 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 17,462)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 28 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • Shenandoah University (about 39 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Germanna Community College (about 42 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 2,296)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 20,854)
  • American Public University System (about 54 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 59 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 3,922)

Public high school in Luray:

Private high school in Luray:

  • MT CARMEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 148; Location: 2331 US HIGHWAY BUS 340; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Luray:

See full list of schools located in Luray, School District: PAGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Notable locations in Luray: Page County Courthouse (A), Page County Sheriffs Office (B), Luray Volunteer Rescue Squad (C), Luray Fire Dept (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: East Luray Shopping Center (1), Jamesway Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Luray include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Luray Christian Church (C), Luray United Methodist Church (D), Main Street Baptist Church (E), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (F), Mount Carmel Regular Baptist Church (G), Saint Johns Free Baptist Church (H), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Old County Cemetery (2), Green Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Luray Valley Farm Museum (629 West Main Street), Page County Heritage Museums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 223 Hamburg Road), Luray Reptile Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1087 USHighway 211 West), C & D Tours (Tours & Charters; 1218 East Main Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (320 W Main St), Best Western Intown of Luray (410 West Main Street), Gallery Restaurant (Highway 211 Bypass East), Allstar Lodging & Property (21 Wallace Ave), Hillside Motel (1460 USHighway 211), Cavern Inn Motel (Highway 211 East), Alexander's Restaurant (410 West Main Street).

 
Page County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.5. This is about average.
City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.27
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.39

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

PARKHURST INN RESTAURANT (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JELLYSTONE PARK CAMP RESORT (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MCDONALDS - OPAL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
EGYPT BEND ESTATES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-1998), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-20-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-1999), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-27-1997)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LURAY MOOSE LODGE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
SNP-DUNDO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Luray that have no violations reported:

  • SHERIDAN SCHOOL MTN CAMPUS (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-ELKWALLOW (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-HAZEL MOUNTAIN PARKING OL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HILLSIDE MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-DICKEY RIDGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-BROWNTOWN VALLEY PARKING OVERLOOK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-LOFT MOUNTAIN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-HEMLOCK SPRINGS/HUGHES RIVER GAP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNP-LEWIS MOUNTAIN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.4%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 52.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.6%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Luray, VA

People in group quarters in Luray in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Luray in 2000:

  • 96 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Luray compared to Virginia state average:

Luray, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Luray (2011 data):

  • Blue Ridge Bank: East End Branch at 612 East Main Street, branch established on 1974/06/18; at 17 West Main Street, branch established on 1893/04/14. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $198.9 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc.
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank: Luray Branch at 700 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/07/05. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $566.0 mil, Deposits: $436.0 mil, headquarters in Timberville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Bank Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Luray Branch at 1402 Us Hwy 211 W, branch established on 2006/01/30. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Luray Branch at 20 East Luray Shopping Center, branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Pioneer Bank: Luray Branch at 800 East Main Street, branch established on 1989/08/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $164.5 mil, Deposits: $134.0 mil, headquarters in Stanley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Luray, Virginia:

  • Best Western In Town Of Luray, 410 W Main St, Luray, VA 22835 , Phone: (540) 743-6511, Fax: (540) 743-2917
  • Days Inn, 138 Whispering HL Rd, Luray, VA 22835 , Phone: (540) 743-4521, Fax: (540) 743-6863
  • The Cardinal Inn, 1005 East Main St, Luray, VA 22835 , Phone: (888) 648-4633, Fax: (540) 743-3407
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Luray, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Luray travel time to work - commute


Luray mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Luray town (based on Page County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.31%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents21.4%16.7%16.2%10.2%6.6%
Congregations16.4%7.3%14.5%10.9%3.6%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchUnited Church of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.8%4.6%4.1%4.0%11.3%
Congregations3.6%3.6%5.5%1.8%32.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Page County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Page County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

8.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

9.3%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.0%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,996$35,9901$2,126
Other Government Administration 3$15,292$61,1680$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,406$38,6253$4,960
Police - Other 2$4,934$29,6041$332
Streets and Highways 4$11,102$33,3060$0
Sewerage 8$29,624$44,4360$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,818$33,1631$1,630
Water Supply 4$8,458$25,3740$0
Totals for Government 42$133,630$38,1806$9,048

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($33.89)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($26.70)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($4.52)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,213,000 ($249.13)
    Police Protection: $865,000 ($177.65)
    Regular Highways: $679,000 ($139.45)
    Water Utilities: $639,000 ($131.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $521,000 ($107.00)
    Financial Administration: $345,000 ($70.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($49.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($8.83)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($7.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,585,000 ($325.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($55.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,335,000 ($274.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($54.02)
    All Other: $19,000 ($3.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($16.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $157,000 ($32.24)
    Interest Earnings: $88,000 ($18.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $712,000 ($146.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $621,000 ($127.54)
    All Other: $133,000 ($27.32)
    General Support: $24,000 ($4.93)
  • Tax - Property: $896,000 ($184.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $477,000 ($97.97)
    NEC: $264,000 ($54.22)
    Total General Sales: $127,000 ($26.08)
    Public Utilities: $114,000 ($23.41)
    Motor Vehicle License: $42,000 ($8.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,296,000 ($1087.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,368,000 ($691.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,198,000 ($1067.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,466,000 ($711.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,238,000 ($665.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($5.96)

5.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rockingham County, VA  0.86% ($31,410 average AGI)
from Warren County, VA  0.70% ($38,859)
from Prince William County, VA  0.31% ($35,357)


4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rockingham County, VA  1.20% ($28,352 average AGI)
to Harrisonburg city, VA  0.43% ($28,154)
to Shenandoah County, VA  0.19% ($27,059)

Strongest AM radio stations in Luray:

  • WRAA (1330 AM; 1 kW; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WSVG (790 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT JACKSON, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION LLC)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Luray:

  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFT (103.9 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAZR (93.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WOTC (88.3 FM; EDINBURG, VA; Owner: VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH - CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Luray:

  • WHSV-TV (Channel 3; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W38AV (Channel 38; LURAY, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • WAZT-CA (Channel 10; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Luray, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Luray fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 1992 01:25 PM, Rt211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 16, 1988 05:08 AM, 211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 25, 1986 10:26 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 14, 1982 10:38 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1977 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Luray)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (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 Luray, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Luray)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Luray)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Luray


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Luray, VA

Most common first names in Luray, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11373.8 years
Mary9681.4 years
James9471.9 years
John8874.0 years
Charles7373.4 years
Robert7072.4 years
George6575.2 years
Ruth4681.4 years
Virginia4181.7 years
Joseph3975.0 years
Most common last names in Luray, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7277.7 years
Good6174.8 years
Campbell5873.0 years
Fox5778.0 years
Sours5677.6 years
Jenkins5373.2 years
Judd5278.6 years
Griffith5176.3 years
Smith5074.8 years
Cave4774.1 years
Businesses in Luray, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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