Laurel 76 Exceptional
Laurel Livability #183 ranked city in Virginia#6,181 ranked city in the USARanks better than 78% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Laurel Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Laurel Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Virginia
982% less expensive than the US average
1077% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Laurel cost of living
B- Laurel Crime Total crime is 29% higher than Virginia
Total crime
2,4146% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 426% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Laurel crime
D+ Laurel Employment Household income is 17% lower than Virginia
Median household income
$54,7051% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,97610% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%7% higher than the US average
Laurel employment
B- Laurel Housing Home value is 31% lower than Virginia
Median home value
$171,9007% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,05411% higher than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Laurel real estate or Laurel rentals
A- Laurel Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Virginia
High school grad. rates
84%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
65%33% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Laurel K-12 schools
F Laurel User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Laurel
Overall user rating
44% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
30% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
75% 1 total surveys
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      Laurel transportation information

      Average one way commute20min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work87.6%77.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.8%9.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.2%4.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.2%2.4%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%4.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Laurel, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).