Luray is a tiny village located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 96 people and just one neighborhood, Luray is the 499th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Luray, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.83% of Luray’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Luray is a village of service providers, construction workers and builders and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Luray who work in healthcare suport services (39.13%), farm management occupations (8.70%) and maintenance occupations (8.70%).
In addition, many people in Luray have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Luray is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Luray is worth considering.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.28 minutes getting to work every day.
Luray is very much a car-oriented village. This is because the population of Luray isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Luray is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.