|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Luray is 4,794. Luray, Virginia is the 4,935th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Luray was in 2010, when its population was 4,895. In 2010, Luray was the 4,696th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,935th largest city in the US. Luray is currently 2.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Luray has shrunk 1.5% since the year 2000. Luray, Virginia's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4690||Big Stone Gap||5,206||-9.5%|
|4930||South Bound Brook, New Jersey||4,804||7.8%|
|4933||Midland, North Carolina||4,801||87.3%|
The total voting age population of Luray, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,945. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.9% of the residents of Luray are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Luray are 92.6% White, 3.2% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 0.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Luray, 12.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.3%. On a per-household basis, 10.3% of families are below the poverty line in Luray.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.5% of Luray residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.8% of Luray residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.5% have a bachelor's degree and 8.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Luray residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Luray is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Luray, 21.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Luray is $46,161.
In Luray, 64.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.9% of housing units in Luray.
Of all the housing units in Luray, 21.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Luray, 9.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 220 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Luray is $844.
In Luray, 71.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.