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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Laurel Park is a town in North Carolina with a population of 2,738. Laurel Park is in Henderson County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Laurel Park offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Laurel Park and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Laurel Park are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$259,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$887
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    42.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    43.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    42.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    42.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    384
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    42%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Laurel Park

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,688
National
$55,322
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