Laurel Fork, VA Population

Population: 14,875
Males: 7,183 (48.3%), Females: 7,692 (51.7%)

Zip code: 23228

Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $42,128
Median house value: $104,700

Races in Laurel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.4%)
  • Black (24.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Vietnamese (1.6%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (12.5%), Irish (10.6%), German (10.3%), United States (8.7%), Italian (3.4%), French (3.1%).

Land area: 5.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Laurel

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laurel CDP

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

10.4% Foreign born (4.7% Asia, 3.2% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Laurel:

  • HEALTHSOUTH MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; RICHMOND, VA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF VIRGINIA (about 4 miles; RICHMOND, VA)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF RICHMOND (about 4 miles; RICHMOND, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Laurel:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 17 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 74 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 80 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Laurel:

  • HANOVER COUNTY MUNI (about 7 miles; RICHMOND/ASHLAND, VA; Abbreviation: OFP)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 17 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: FCI)
  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 25 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)
Amtrak stations near Laurel:

  • 2 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 9 miles: ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laurel:

  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 8 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 46 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 58 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)