Luray, VA


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Living in Luray

Luray is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,828 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Luray is the 126th largest community in Virginia.

Unlike some towns, Luray isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Luray are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Luray is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Luray who work in office and administrative support (12.71%), sales jobs (10.22%), and management occupations (8.43%).

As is often the case in a small town, Luray doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Luray with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.71% of adults in Luray have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Luray in 2010 was $24,067, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,268 for a family of four. However, Luray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Luray home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Luray residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Luray include English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Luray is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.