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People

Total Population 4,843
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 27.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,842
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 44.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,781
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $769
Median House Value $174,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Luray Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles W of Dale City, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
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Standard Zip Codes 22835
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.665
Longitude -78.459

Luray Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LURAY 5 E
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 71 F
Jul Temp 60 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station TIMBERVILLE 3 E
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station CULPEPER
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Luray, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Shenandoah National Park (22835)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edinburg 1,279 $47,538
Mount Jackson 2,253 $42,283
New Market 2,336 $48,125
Stanley 1,697 $39,091
Timberville 2,576 $49,276
Woodstock 5,181 $46,719

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Luray Hospitals

PAGE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
200 MEMORIAL DRIVE
(540) 743-4561
Emergency Service: Yes

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Luray High Schools

LURAY HIGH
14 LURAY AVENUE
540-743-3800
Serves 637 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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