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Luray, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,908 (it was $87,300 in 2000)
Luray:

$200,908
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,214 - $277,084

Luray,VA index of house prices

Total population: 4,850 (Urban population: 4,811 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 68 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,170 (1,868 occupied: 1,154 owner occupied, 710 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%

Housing density: 457 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $275,531.

Median contract rent in 2017: $377 (lower quartile is $291, upper quartile is $449)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $754


Median gross rent in Luray, VA in 2017: $469

Housing units in Luray with a mortgage: 594 (40 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 572

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,303

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,750

Median monthly housing costs: $779


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Luray, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,935
  • In family households: 3,697 (574 male householders, 578 female householders)
    787 spouses, 1,175 children (1,138 natural, 10 adopted, 25 stepchildren), 158 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 100 parents, 208 other relatives, 88 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,054 (365 male householders (298 living alone)), 350 female householders (290 living alone)), 342 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 183

Size of family households: 588 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 80 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 589 1-person, 104 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

340 married couples with children.
449 single-parent households (251 men, 198 women).

96.8% of residents of Luray speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 192 (3.9%)
(53.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Luray, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Luray, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 2112 bedrooms
  • 6683 bedrooms
  • 1904 bedrooms
  • 595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Luray, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Luray, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 3112 bedrooms
  • 2093 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Luray in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Luray in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 3191 vehicle
  • 3922 vehicles
  • 2233 vehicles
  • 1794 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Luray in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Luray in renter-occupied apartments
  • 82no vehicle
  • 2961 vehicle
  • 2362 vehicles
  • 673 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Luray, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Luray, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1274 rooms
  • 1835 rooms
  • 2666 rooms
  • 2027 rooms
  • 2108 rooms
  • 1499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Luray, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Luray, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 1153 rooms
  • 1594 rooms
  • 1785 rooms
  • 536 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Luray, VA
  • Luray, VA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Luray, VA in 2017
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 321$10,000 to $19,999
  • 155$20,000 to $29,999
  • 244$30,000 to $39,999
  • 149$40,000 to $49,999
  • 170$50,000 to $59,999
  • 137$60,000 to $74,999
  • 259$75,000 to $99,999
  • 99$100,000 to $124,999
  • 88$125,000 to $149,999
  • 65$150,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Luray, VA

  • Distribution of house value in Luray, VA in 2017
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 233$150,000 to $174,999
  • 172$175,000 to $199,999
  • 207$200,000 to $249,999
  • 108$250,000 to $299,999
  • 30$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Luray, VA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Luray, VA in 2017
  • 13$100 to $149
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 14$200 to $249
  • 25$300 to $349
  • 36$350 to $399
  • 55$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 127$500 to $549
  • 59$600 to $649
  • 75$650 to $699
  • 9$700 to $749
  • 20$750 to $799
  • 58$800 to $899
  • 26$900 to $999
  • 26$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$2,500 to $2,999
  • 52No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.8%
Number of people working at home: 46 (2.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 205
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 490
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 228
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 107
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 72
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 23
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 157
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 22
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 89
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 150
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 79
  • 90 or more minutes: 253
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Luray

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,814 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 301 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (1%)
  • Taxi: 29 (1%)
  • Walked: 154 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 33.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 46.8%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Luray, Virginia
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Luray, Virginia
  • 02010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 781990 to 1999
  • 281980 to 1989
  • 241970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970
Ancestries in Luray, VA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 504 (24.9%)
  • German: 215 (10.6%)
  • English: 174 (8.6%)
  • Irish: 112 (5.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 73 (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 72 (3.6%)
  • French: 44 (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 41 (2.0%)
  • European: 33 (1.6%)
  • Swiss: 31 (1.5%)
  • British: 24 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 12 (0.6%)
  • Iranian: 11 (0.5%)
  • German Russian: 10 (0.5%)
  • African: 9 (0.4%)
  • Italian: 8 (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 7 (0.3%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Honduras
Luray:

18.8% (36)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

India
Luray:

16.7% (32)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Switzerland
Luray:

10.4% (20)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Hong Kong
Luray:

8.9% (17)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Iran
Luray:

6.3% (12)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Luray:

5.7% (11)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Luray:

5.7% (11)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Luray:

4.7% (9)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Luray:

3.1% (6)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Panama
Luray:

3.1% (6)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Luray:

2.1% (4)
Virginia:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,474
  • Other state: 1,155
  • Northeast: 321
  • Midwest: 205
  • South: 512
  • West: 116

84.7% of Luray residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72.8% lived in Virginia.


Luray:

84.7%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 42
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 78
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 104
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 679
  • Less than 1 year of college: 106
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 121
  • Associate degree: 56
  • Bachelor's degree: 171
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 754
  • Less than 1 year of college: 89
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 274
  • Associate degree: 150
  • Bachelor's degree: 195
  • Master's degree: 107
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 15
Educational Attainment for Females
Luray marital status for males
Luray marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,721
  • One, attached: 112
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 62
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • Mobile homes: 76

Median worth of mobile homes: $80,958

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 2.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Luray
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Luray, VA
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 18.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Luray, VA
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 178
Here:

35.6%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

19.8%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability