Laurel, Virginia

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Laurel, Virginia
Location of Laurel, Virginia
Location of Laurel, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°38′2″N 77°30′24″W / 37.63389°N 77.50667°W / 37.63389; -77.50667Coordinates: 37°38′2″N 77°30′24″W / 37.63389°N 77.50667°W / 37.63389; -77.50667
Country United States
State Virginia
County Henrico
Area
 • Total5.5 sq mi (14.2 km2)
 • Land5.5 sq mi (14.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
243 ft (74 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total16,713
 • Density3,000/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
23075, 23228-23229, 23231, 23233, 23238, 23242, 23255, 23288, 23294
FIPS code51-44280[1]
GNIS feature ID1469155[2]

Laurel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henrico County, Virginia. The population was 16,713 at the 2010 United States Census.[3] It is the county seat of Henrico County.

History

Laurel was a stop on the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad in the nineteenth Century which was replaced by, CSXT.

Geography

Laurel is located at 37°38′2″N 77°30′24″W / 37.63389°N 77.50667°W / 37.63389; -77.50667 (37.634012, −77.506661).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14.1 km2), of which 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.71%, is water.[5]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
198010,569
199013,01123.1%
200014,87514.3%
201016,71312.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,875 people, 6,288 households, and 3,634 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,713.6 people per square mile (1,048.0/km2). There were 6,522 housing units at an average density of 1,189.8/sq mi (459.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 64.98% White, 24.30% African American, 0.33% Native American, 6.16% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.08% from other races, and 2.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.15% of the population.

There were 6,288 households, out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.2% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 20.2% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,128, and the median income for a family was $52,579. Males had a median income of $31,495 versus $30,158 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,893. About 3.8% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Laurel CDP, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 6, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Laurel CDP, Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 6, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)