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Population (year 2000): 20,479
Males: 9,753 (47.6%), Females: 10,726 (52.4%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $51,043 (year 2000)
Median house value: $166,800 (year 2000)

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Races in South Laurel:

  • Black (49.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.9%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.3%), Subsaharan African (7.5%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.3%), United States (4.0%), Italian (3.8%).

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Land area: 4.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in South Laurel

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Laurel CDP

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

17.0% Foreign born (6.1% Latin America, 5.1% Asia, 4.6% Africa).




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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (15.7 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (133.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD Laurel, (1.9 miles City, MD (2.6 miles Maryland Laurel, MD (3.8 miles West Laurel, MD (4.3 miles North MD (5.2 miles Beltsville, MD (5.2 miles Savage-Guilford, MD Greenbelt, (5.6 miles MD (6.0 miles Goddard,

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 76.85 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.2%), Public administration (12.1%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,969 (-38.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 610 (5.5%)

Average climate in South Laurel, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Laurel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the South Laurel city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category 3 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near South Laurel:
  • LAUREL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; LAUREL, MD)
  • DOCTOR'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; LANHAM, MD)
  • EASTERN NEURO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Laurel:
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 15 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 19 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 20 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Laurel:
  • SUBURBAN (about 3 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)
  • TIPTON (about 8 miles; FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD; ID: FME)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 9 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)

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.
  • 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.
  • 17 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 10 miles; BOWIE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,323)
  • HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; COLUMBIA, MD; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 16 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; FT enrollment: 9,095)
  • THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 17 miles; CATONSVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 10,141)

Notable locations in South Laurel: Montpelier Cultural Arts Center (A), Montpelier Mansion (B).

Churches in South Laurel include: Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (A), Our Savior Lutheran Church (B), Community Church (C), Faith Baptist Church of South Laurel (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crow Branch (A).

Parks in South Laurel include: Bedford Park (1), Muirkirk Park (2), Larchdale Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


South Laurel compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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 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.)
  • 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 South 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)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around South Laurel:
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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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