Laurel, Maryland

Population 25,366

Laurel is located in Prince Georges County, MD. The population is 25,366, making Laurel the 6th largest city in Prince Georges County.

There are 21 public schools in Laurel with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Laurel is moderate , and there are 56 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Laurel is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Laurel property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Laurel include West Laurel, South Laurel and Konterra.

Laurel Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.1%

Crime Rate

36.52% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 306
  • Violent Crimes: 476
  • Robbery: 198
  • Burglary: 267
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

38.67% Higher than national avg.
  • 56 offenders in Laurel
  • 22.08 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

504 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 491


Very High 5.0%
  • Maryland unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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21 Public Schools view public schools

There are 21 K-12 public schools in Laurel, MD and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Laurel's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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56 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Laurel, MD

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21 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Laurel, MD issued 21 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Laurel, MD issued 20 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,356
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,441
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,687
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,154
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,549

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Environmental Hazards

504 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Laurel, MD has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Laurel, MD is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Laurel, MD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.83°
  • February 36.77°
  • March 45.9°
  • April 56.05°
  • May 65.29°
  • June 74.66°
  • July 79.33°
  • August 76.16°
  • September 69.43°
  • October 57.83°
  • November 47°
  • December 41.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Laurel, MD

Laurel, MD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Laurel, MD has no risk of hurricanes.
Laurel, MD has a high risk of hail storms.
Laurel, MD has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Laurel, MD: $68,304


Unemployment in Laurel is 5.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 33.45%
White Collar - 66.55%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Larry Hogan
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin
  • Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

City Representatives

  • Donna F. Edwards
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