Laurel, Virginia 

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Population

16,123

24% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$50,509

Avg. Home Price

$161,700

Best Places to Live in Laurel, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area

The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Henrico County
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Laurel
Zip Codes: 23228 23294
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Laurel is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Laurel jobs have increased by 1.60%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Laurel's cost of living is 1.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Laurel's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Laurel's population is 16,123 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.92%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 42 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Laurel is $161,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Laurel public schools spend $10,129 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.3 students per teacher in Laurel. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Laurel

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ZIP CODES IN LAUREL, VIRGINIA
23228 23294