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Mountain resort town

Luray is a town in Page County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Luray is 38.665N. The longitude is -78.459W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 797 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,892.


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Median household income
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$34,306
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Luray demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River State Park, Appalachian Trail, Lake Arrowhead , Luray Caverns, George Washington National Forest
Scenic roads: Skyline Drive
Historic sites and museums: Car and Carriage Caravan Museum

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22% of Luray residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Luray ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Luray was $16,205, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Luray residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Luray, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.


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Libraries in Luray include Page Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Luray include Page News and Courier

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Page County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Luray political report.

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The average commute time for Luray workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Luray include Best Value Inn Luray Caverns, Best Western, Days Inn.

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