South Laurel, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 26,112.
Population change since 2000: +27.5%
Males: 12,624  (48.3%)
Females: 13,488  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20708.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,046 (it was $51,043 in 2000)
South Laurel:

$75,046
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,800 (it was $24,564 in 2000)

South Laurel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $346,626 (it was $166,200 in 2000)
South Laurel:

$346,626
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $291,525; detached houses: $315,231; townhouses or other attached units: $237,538; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $486,540; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,839; mobile homes: $36,527; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $158,429

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,434.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Laurel: 165.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.5%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 15.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for other race residents, 8.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Laurel, MD (2017)
    • 16,15058.9%Black alone
    • 4,13115.1%Hispanic
    • 3,96214.5%White alone
    • 2,4188.8%Asian alone
    • 5251.9%Two or more races
    • 740.3%Other race alone
    • 270.10%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: African (10.2%), American (3.0%), Ghanaian (2.9%), Nigerian (1.8%), German (1.8%), Jamaican (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.28 square miles.

Population density: 6,101 people per square mile   (high).

South Laurel, Maryland map

8,108 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America, 10.1% Africa, 3.8% Asia).

This place:

29.6%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,391 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,034 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MD (9.1 miles , pop. 88,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (14.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (111.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Laurel, MD (1.3 miles ),
Maryland City, MD (1.5 miles ),
Konterra, MD (1.6 miles ),
West Laurel, MD (1.8 miles ),
North Laurel, MD (2.1 miles ),
Beltsville, MD (2.1 miles ),
Savage, MD (2.2 miles ),
Burtonsville, MD (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 76.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,140 (-37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 819 (5.6%)

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

Property values in South Laurel, MD

South Laurel satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in South Laurel, MD
Historical housing units in South Laurel, MD
Most common industries in South Laurel, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Public administration (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in South Laurel, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in South Laurel, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Laurel, Maryland average temperatures South Laurel, Maryland average precipitation South Laurel, Maryland humidity South Laurel, Maryland wind speed South Laurel, Maryland snowfall South Laurel, Maryland sunshine South Laurel, Maryland clear and cloudy days
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 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 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 1.9 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 6.64. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

South Laurel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the South Laurel place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 tornado 15.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South 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 97.2 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 250.9 miles away from South 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 117.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 286.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 361.7 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).
South Laurel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near South Laurel:

  • CHERRY LANE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LAUREL, MD)
  • KIDNEY CARE OF LAUREL (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LAUREL, MD)
  • PATUXENT RIVER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LAUREL, MD)
  • LAUREL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LAUREL, MD)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BELTSVILLE, MD)
  • MEDSTAR HEALTH VNA, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BELTSVILLE, MD)
  • CALVERTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BELTSVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near South Laurel:

  • 9 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 15 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • Bowie State University (about 7 miles; Bowie, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,517)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 8 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 9 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Howard Community College (about 10 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • Catholic University of America (about 13 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 13 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Howard University (about 14 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Laurel: Avondale Industrial Area (A), Arnold Volunteer Fire Department (B), Cherry Lane Nursing Center (C), Montpelier Mansion (D), Montpelier Cultural Arts Center (E), Prince Georges County Fire Department Company 849 Laurel Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad (F), William G McGowan Academic Center (G), Thomas Edison Hall (H), Smuel Morse Hall (I), MCI Hall (J), M/A-COM Hall (K), Lee DeForest Hall (L), John G and Beverly A Puente Library (M), Charles Steinmetz Hall (N), Benjamin Franklin Hall (O), Avrum Gudelsky Memorial Auditorium (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Laurel include: Community Church (A), Faith Baptist Church of South Laurel (B), Our Savior Lutheran Church (C), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in South Laurel include: Muirkirk Park (1), Larchdale Park (2), Bedford Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
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 South Laurel in 2010:

  • 167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in college/university student housing
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in South Laurel in 2000:

  • 120 people in other group homes
  • 87 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in South Laurel:

Marital status in South Laurel, MD
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in South Laurel:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Maryland average:

12.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South 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
Here:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Here:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
Maryland:

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

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
South Laurel:

48.3%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Laurel:

46.7%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
South Laurel:

29.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Laurel:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Laurel:

34.0%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
South Laurel:

82.7%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Laurel, MD Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in South 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)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Laurel:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Laurel:

  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM 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.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South Laurel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • $372,000Total costs
  • 596,129Total average daily traffic
  • 11,582Total average daily truck traffic
  • 754,463Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Laurel, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Laurel, MD
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED114$308,63142$274,179264$245,09110$120,2747$190,931
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$344,0012$118,73527$261,0165$39,8940$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$316,8667$290,477132$303,29212$36,8836$225,505
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$300,7117$315,18190$260,3532$25,0003$233,760
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$337,6773$297,24327$296,5810$03$261,467
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8002.02 , 8002.07, 8002.08, 8002.09, 8002.10, 8002.11

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$293,3574$307,565
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$348,6535$302,282
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$281,9151$198,330
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$182,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$190,0801$275,750
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8002.02 , 8002.07, 8002.08, 8002.09, 8002.10, 8002.11

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Laurel, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Laurel, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Laurel, MD
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 41.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Laurel, MD
  • 52.2%Utility gas
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


South 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.

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