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Population (year 2000): 19,960. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,125 (+10.8% change)
Males: 9,631 (48.3%), Females: 10,329 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $49,415 (year 2000)
Median house value: $126,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Laurel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (49.6%)
  • Black (34.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Asian Indian (2.4%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Korean (1.3%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.8%), Irish (10.1%), English (7.7%), United States (5.5%), Subsaharan African (3.8%), Italian (3.8%).

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Elevation: 187 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Laurel

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laurel city

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

15.6% Foreign born (6.2% Asia, 4.6% Latin America, 3.0% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+3.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD Columbia, (7.3 miles pop. 88,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (16.6 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (133.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Laurel, MD (1.9 miles South Laurel, MD (2.5 miles West Laurel, MD (2.5 miles North City, MD (2.8 miles Maryland MD (3.9 miles Savage-Guilford, MD (5.2 miles Burtonsville, MD (5.8 miles Beltsville, MD (6.2 miles Fairland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2003: 211 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $199,800

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Area codes: 301, 240


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.9%), Retail trade (12.3%), Public administration (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +577 (+2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,598 (13.1%)


 

Crime in Laurel by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 2 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 10.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0
Rapes 6 3 7 8 4 3
    per 100,000 30.1 15.0 35.1 40.1 20.0 15.0
Robberies 45 55 52 60 57 100
    per 100,000 225.5 275.6 260.5 300.6 285.6 501.0
Assaults 35 53 59 66 73 98
    per 100,000 175.4 265.5 295.6 330.7 365.7 491.0
Burglaries 186 96 132 159 146 145
    per 100,000 931.9 481.0 661.3 796.6 731.5 726.5
Thefts 730 877 845 852 780 659
    per 100,000 3657.3 4393.8 4233.5 4268.5 3907.8 3301.6
Auto thefts 118 135 187 284 281 242
    per 100,000 591.2 676.4 936.9 1422.8 1407.8 1212.4
383.6 415.3 441.9 512.7 492.0 534.4


Average climate in Laurel, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Laurel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Laurel city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category 3 tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Visanthe Shiancoe - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Jun 18, 1980), Emen Ifon - College football player (Maryland Terrapins), John Vaughan - College basketball player (George Mason Patriots), Sterling Ledbetter - College basketball player (Maryland Terrapins).


Hospital/medical center in Laurel:
  • LAUREL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (7300 VAN DUSEN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Laurel:
  • HOWARD COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; COLUMBIA, MD)
  • EASTERN NEURO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • DOCTOR'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; LANHAM, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laurel:
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 15 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 21 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 21 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laurel:
  • SUBURBAN (about 4 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)
  • TIPTON (about 8 miles; FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD; ID: FME)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 10 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)

Amtrak stations near Laurel:
  • 10 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.
  • 14 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.
  • 18 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.

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Colleges/Universities in Laurel:
  • CAPITOL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 522; Location: 11301 SPRINGFIELD RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: capitol-college.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • H T BROWN REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE (Location: 201 WASHINGTON BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.HTBrown.com)
  • ASPEN BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 3535 LAUREL FORT MEADE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • LAUREL SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Location: 358 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurel:
  • HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; COLUMBIA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,036)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; BOWIE, MD; FT enrollment: 3,323)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 15 miles; CATONSVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 10,141)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 15 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; FT enrollment: 9,095)
Public high school in Laurel:
  • LAUREL HIGH (Students: 2,208; Location: 8000 CHERRY LN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Laurel:
  • ST VINCENT PALLOTTI HIGH SCHOO (Students: 431; Location: 113 ST MARYS PLACE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • SCHOOL FOR CONTEMPORARY EDUCAT (Students: 158; Location: 8920 WHISKEY BOTTOM RD; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • LAUREL BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: PO BOX 40; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Laurel:
  • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER MIDDLE (Students: 861; Location: 13725 BRIARWOOD DR; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MONTPELIER ELEMENTARY (Students: 714; Location: 9200 MUIRKIRK RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DEERFIELD RUN ELEMENTARY (Students: 687; Location: 13000 LAUREL BOWIE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SCOTCH TOWN HILLS ELEMENTARY (Students: 644; Location: 15950 DORSET RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • FOREST RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 637; Location: 9550 GORMAN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAMMOND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 8110 ALADDIN DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MURRAY HILL MIDDLE (Students: 601; Location: 9989 WINTER SUN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAUREL ELEMENTARY (Students: 552; Location: 516 MONTGOMERY ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HAMMOND ELEMENTARY (Students: 535; Location: 8110 ALADDIN DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BROCK BRIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 535; Location: 405 BROCK BRIDGE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Laurel:
  • ST MARY OF THE MILLS ELEM SCHO (Students: 413; Location: 106 ST MARYS PLACE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAITH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 12700 CLAXTON DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL OF LAUREL (Students: 253; Location: 811 FIFTH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • KIDDIE ACADEMY OF LAUREL (Students: 126; Location: 8101 SANDY SPRING RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • JULIA BROWN MONTESSORI SCHOOLS (Students: 117; Location: 9450 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 3)
  • PALLOTTI DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 27; Location: 113 ST MARYS PLACE; Grades: KG - KG)

Notable locations in Laurel: Laurel Pines Country Club (A), Laurel Branch Library (B), Laurel Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (C). their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Gorman Shopping Center (1), Laurel Lakes Shopping Center (2), Laurel Centre Mall Shopping Center (3), Laurel Shopping Center (4). their locations on the map

Churches in Laurel include: Saint Marks United Methodist Church (A), Saint Mary of the Mills Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Philips Episcopal Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Laurel Presbyterian Church (F), First Baptist Church of Laurel (G), First United Methodist Church (H). their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ivy Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Philips Cemetery (2), Saint Mary of the Mill Cemetery (3). their locations on the map

Lake: Laurel Lake (A). its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Branch (A). its location on the map

Post office: (A). its location on the map  


Laurel compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laurel:
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, 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.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Laurel:
  • 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)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • 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)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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