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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities in Laurel and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Herndon Harbor House

873 Grace Street, Herndon, VA 20170

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At Herndon Harbor House, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Wingler House

20900 - 20903 Runnymeade Terrace, Ashburn, VA 20147

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Wingler House is a senior housing community located in Ashburn, Loudoun County, VA. A small city that is situated just 30 miles northwest of the nation's capital, Ashburn is known for its beautiful parks and recreational opportunities. Avid golfers will enjoy the Brambleton Golf Course, which is...

Springwell Senior Living Community

2211 West Rogers Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

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In a lifestyle that is tailored, fulfilling and refined, Springwell promotes a caring environment where residents can experience a supportive and spiritually rewarding lifestyle enhancing their quality of life.Springwell offers a unique, distinctive and innovative senior living community located...

Hunters Woods at Trails Edge

2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, VA 20191

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Hunters Woods at Trails Edge is the perfect retirement community for vibrant living and an active lifestyle. It is a state of the art retirement community nestled in a tranquil wooded setting right next to the convenience of the Turquoise Nature Trail, Reston Town Center, and Reston Community...

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The Fountains at Washington House

5100 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311

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Welcome to Alexandria's number-one continuing care RENTAL community! Located near Washington DC, The Fountains at Washington House offers nine (9) floor plans in both assisted and independent living in a boutique-hotel style environment. Our community provides independent living, assisted living...

Sunrise at Montgomery Village

19310 Club House Road, Montgomery Village, MD 20886

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The moment you walk through our door, you'll feel at home. From our warm, inviting fireplace to our cozy, family-like atmosphere, Sunrise at Montgomery Village is a step above the typical senior residence. For the past fifteen years, our caring and experienced staff has been helping seniors live...

Overture Fair Ridge 62+ Apartment Homes

3955 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033

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Attain the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of at our state-of-the-art 62+ active adult apartment home community in Fairfax. Boasting thoughtfully designed floor plans, upscale apartment features and impressive community amenities, Overture Fair Ridge is the ideal place to elevate your standard of...

Ingleside at Rock Creek

3050 Military Road NW, Washington, DC 20015

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With more than a century ofservice and sophistication, Ingleside at Rock Creek is the preferred address for Washington, D.C. retirement.There’s no setting quite like ours: 14 acres of wooded paths and flourishing gardens, bordering Rock Creek Park. In an elite Northwest Washington, D.C....

Hessler Heights (Opening Early 2021)

19540 Sandridge Way, Leesburg, VA 20176

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Hessler Heights features an active senior living lifestyle, with a full list of amenities and services so you can enjoy your retirement and spend more time with new friends and family. Our independent lifestyle includes a live-in management team that is available 24/7. Each private apartment also...

Seabury at Friendship Terrace

4201 Butterworth Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016

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Thank you for your interest in Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community!Friendship Terrace is a community of 180 beautiful, totally renovated apartments dedicated to serving seniors. At Friendship Terrace we bring more than forty years of experience to meeting the unique needs of...

Arbor Terrace of Herndon

1100 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA 20170

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Arbor Terrace of Herndon provides the highest quality of independent living in the Herndon, Virginia area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace of Herndon, both residents and their families enjoy...

The Gardens of Annapolis

931 Edgewood Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

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As the GOLD recipient of the Active Adult Community Award from Maryland Multi-Housing Association, Gardens of Annapolis is the premier senior living community in Annapolis, MD. Just moments from Annapolis Mall and the Annapolis Town Center, you can enjoy and appreciate all the comforts of...

BCI Fairspring Apartment

1121 St Agnes Lane, Baltimore, MD 21207

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Atria Sterling

46555 Harry Byrd Hwy, Sterling, VA 20164

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Atria Sterling is an exceptional assisted living community in Sterling, Virginia. Sterling offers residents the perfect blend of quiet suburban living with easy access to Washington, D.C., Herndon and Ashburn. Sterling is home to several large business corporate offices, Washington Dulles...

Five Star Premier Residences of Chevy Chase

8100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Five Star Senior Living, founded in 2001, is a trusted name in senior care with over 200 facilities and communities in 33 states. The standards that we have set inspire us to exceed what is expected — becoming a valued member of our community, striving to surpass every standard, and keeping...

Sunrise at Countryside

45800 Jona Drive, Sterling, VA 20165

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

The Jefferson

900 North Taylor Street, Arlington, VA 22203

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Welcome to The Jefferson, where ownership and a unique approach to active aging are conveniently located at The Gateway to Arlington Virginia, just minutes away from Washington, DC.The Jefferson has skillfully combined independence, luxury,services and amenities with the security of home...

Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community

44124 Woodridge Pkwy, Leesburg, VA 20176

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The Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community, located in Leesburg, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing...

Charter House

1316 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Silver Spring, Charter House offers the perfect home for persons 55 years of age and older. Now under new management, Charter House is a vibrant community with unparalleled amenities, plus great new improvements coming soon. Our spacious apartment homes offer a...

Southwinds 2

4210 Southwinds Pl, White Plains, MD 20695

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Southwinds 2 is a luxurious and classy senior apartment community located in White Plains, Charles County, MD. Apart from being a senior apartment, Southwinds 2 also operates as an independent living community that provides care services for its residents. It is a gated community for seniors aged...

Aequitas Living

2920 Elliott St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Aequitas Living offers an active 55+ resident a Boutique, Independent, Co-Living option that has style, flexible rental terms and affordability. Privately owned and operated, our three story townhome is centrally located in the waterfront neighborhood of Canton in downtown Baltimore City,...

Bowleys Garden Plaza

5200 Bowleys Lane, Baltimore, MD 21206

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Bowleys Garden Plaza is an affordable senior housing apartment complex for seniors 55 and older located in a cozy and peaceful neighborhood in Baltimore, Baltimore county, Maryland. Bowleys Garden Plaza is located with easy access to nearby shopping centers, coffee shops, banking, houses of...

Kensington Park Senior Living

3620 Littledale Road, Kensington, MD 20895

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At Kensington Park Retirement Community, our services and setting are as unique as the residents we serve. Whether you are seeking Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Alzheimer's/ Memory Care, Kensington Park is designed to provide an encouraging and comprehensive continuum of services. ...

Lorien Mt. Airy

713 Midway Ave, Mount Airy, MD 21771

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Lorien Mt. Airy is conveniently located near the junction of Carroll, Frederick, Montgomery and Howard Counties. We are uniquely positioned to serve area residents who want to live in a compassionate community that encourages self-direction and independence while providing assistance when...

The Residences at Thomas Circle

1330 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

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More than a great place to live, The Residences at Thomas Circle is a neighborhood within a neighborhood – where seniors can live life their way.LIFE AT ITS FINEST In the heart of downtown DC, just blocks from the White House and a short walk to museums and monuments, you will find seniors...

The Virginian

9229 Arlington Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031

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The Virginian is full service retirement community located on 32 secluded and wooded acres in the heart of Fairfax, VA. and is managed by Life Care Services. A long driveway right off of Arlington Blvd. leads you away from the hustle and bustle of crowded Northern Virginia life to the five-floor...

Paul Spring Community

7116 Fort Hunt Road, Alexandria, VA 22307

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Paul Spring Community, located in the Mt. Vernon community of Alexandria, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition...

Hillside Senior Living

200 Skidmore Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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Hillside Senior Living Apartments provides residents 62 and greater an resort-class senior living experience. Situated on a scenic hill surrounded by a park-like setting, this brand new Gaithersburg, Maryland apartment community offers resort-style one and two bedroom apartments.

Gum Springs Glen

7837 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306

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Gum Springs Glen, located in the historic Gum Springs area of Fairfax County, offers an exciting concept in affordable retirement living to seniors with moderate incomes. Designed for the active lifestyles of residents, each building features attractively appointed and spacious common areas for...

Army Distaff Foundation & Knollwood

6200 Oregon Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015

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The Army Distaff Foundation owns and operates the Knollwood, an independent living community in Washington, D.C., in the County of Washington. Located on 16 green acres overlooking Rock Creek Park, the Knollwood provides secure, affordable studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to...

Manchester Lakes

7131 Silver Lake Boulevard, Alexandria, VA 22315

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From meeting friends to participating in wellness activities, residents at Manchester Lakes Senior Apartment Community enjoy a host of features and amenities designed with their independence in mind. Controlled access, an emergency response system, transportation via Fastran and elevator service...

Sunrise of Severna Park

43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146

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Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized...

Warren Place Senior Apartments

10535 York Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

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Bedford Court

3701 International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906

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Bedford Court is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with one of the lowest Entrance Fee that is 100% refundable. Located within walking distance of the Leisure World shopping center. Our community offers you a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality...

Sommerset Retirement Community

22355 Providence Village Dr, Sterling, VA 20164

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Sommerset is a rental retirement community for, independent senior adults. Our residents enjoy the independence they are accustomed to along with the security of knowing our community is staffed 24-hours a day. Choose from our spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments each with their own balcony or...

Westminster House Senior Apts

524 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Westminster House Apartments is an affordable senior living community in Baltimore’s beautiful Historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. It was founded by United Presbyterian Ministries of MD, Inc. and is a stand alone, 18-story apartment building with 283 total apartments. Our Community has: ...

Heatherwood Community

9642 Burke Lake Rd, Burke, VA 22015

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Heatherwood Community, located in Burke, offers Independent Living and Assisted Living. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited, Inc community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for senior adults.

Ring House

1801 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD 20852

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Harmony at Chantilly

2980 Centerville Rd, Herndon, VA 20171

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Welcome to Harmony at ChantillyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Herndon, Virginia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and...

Atrium Village

4730 Atrium Court, Owings Mills, MD 21117

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Located on almost 8 wooded acres just off Lakeside Boulevard on Atrium Court in Owings Mills, Maryland, you will find Atrium Village; a retirement community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. Designed for those who want companionship and amenities with a hospitality...

The Fairfax a CCRC

9140 Belvoir Woods Parkway, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

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The Fairfax is a continuing care retirement community conveniently located near Fort Belvoir, VA and is the perfect option for individuals over the age of 55 looking to enjoy and active, fulfilling life with none of worries of home-ownership. Meals, housekeeping and maintenance are included in...

Shangri-La

4475 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Set in a beautiful 2 acre green estate in Ellicott City, Shangri-La was designed for the ultimate living experience. Our 45 apartment community provides residents with the finest services and amenities in a family-oriented, supportive environment. Our care staff is compassionate, friendly, and...

Village at Chester

1540 Postal Rd, Chester, MD 21619

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The Village at Chester is located in the picturesque city of Chester, Queen Anne's County, Maryland by Kent Island Narrows. The region boasts gorgeous walking and biking trails, plenty of fine dining experiences and plenty to see and do. Village at Chester is a senior housing community which is...

Highlandtown Plaza

155 Grundy St., Baltimore, MD 21224

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Highlandtown Plaza are senior apartments, located in Baltimore, MD in what many typically refer to as Baltimore County, is the premier place for the 55 and over community member who now wants to relax and enjoy the softer side. With the convenience of a bus line, our community members often enjoy...

Maplewood Park Place, a CCRC

9707 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

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VIRTUAL TOURS AVAILABLE!Maplewood Park PlaceSenior Living - RedefinedVoted Best Senior Living Community by the readers of Bethesda Magazine for ELEVEN years in a row, 2010 through 2020.Live your current lifestyle at Maplewood Park Place! Opened in 1996 in Bethesda, Maryland, Maplewood is a...

Wilshire Estates (Now Open)

13716 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904

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We believe that Wilshire Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Wilshire Estates, our management teams...

Aspenwood Senior Living Community

14400 Homecrest Road, Aspen Hill, MD 20906

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Welcome to Aspenwood Senior Living Community, a Five Star Senior Living community! Well-established in Montgomery County since 1989, this neighborhood setting is convenient to shopping and medical services. Our Independent and Assisted Living apartments are not part of a high rise, further...

HeartLands Senior Living at Ellicott City

3004 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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Welcome to HeartLands, a Five Star Senior Living community and Howard County's premier rental retirement community. We are the only community in the county that offers cottages and apartments. Located on 48 picturesque acres near historic Ellicott City, we are close to antique and specialty...

Ingleside at King Farm

701 King Farm Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850

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Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the nation's capitol. Inside our walls, you will find a stress free lifestyle with a variety of...

Aarondale Community

6929 Matthew Place, Springfield, VA 22151

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Aarondale Community, located in Springfield, offers Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Inspiritas - Memory Care. You'll have peace of mind knowing we are a Retirement Unlimited community, family-owned and operated in Virginia with a proud 35+ year tradition of providing exceptional care for...

Independent Living in Laurel, MD

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Laurel, MD, are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Laurel retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Laurel, MD

The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of Maryland is $3,565.

For this type of senior living, Laurel, MD offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.


Learn More About Laurel, MD

Cost of Living

Located halfway between Washington and Baltimore, Laurel’s cost of living is significantly pricier than many other cities. However, compared to the rest of the state, Laurel’s cost could be considered reasonable. The city does not make the list of the most expensive cities in Maryland. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax139105$1,79222.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent$239,627$72,726The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $5 million. The top inheritance tax rate is 10% with no exemption threshold.

Local Hospitals

The Laurel region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Peninsula Regional Health System – This 289-bed facility holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare services. The hospital has been specifically recognized for joint care and primary stroke treatment.
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center – With 385 beds, this hospital’s specialties include cancer care, vascular treatment, and mental health services. It also has an Institute of Healthy Aging (IHA), which empowers seniors to implement their best health practices. Physicians collaborate with seniors to design preventative care plans, assist with mobility needs, and find support for those struggling with serious illnesses.
  • Medstar Union Memorial Hospital – This 192-bed hospital is often ranked among the best medical facilities in the nation. Specific accolades recognize the health center’s treatment programs for cardiology, strokes, spine disorders, and orthopedics.

Weather and Climate

The climate of Laurel, MD is considered humid subtropical – residents can expect hot summers and mild winters. On average, the humidity level for Laurel is about 65%. This number often peaks in September at around 67% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low76°F90°F (July)62°F (July)37°F50°F (December)25°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating44 (Good)64 in July (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4”6” (May)13”

Demographics and Values

Laurel, MD leans heavily liberal politically. An overwhelming majority of the city’s residents have voted for Democratic candidates in the last five presidential elections. The region’s economy is led by industries such as healthcare, public administration, and technology. Top employers include ASRC Federal, Laurel Regional Hospital, and Coastal Sunbelt Produce.

Laurel, MD demographics indicate that Black residents make up the largest racial group in the city. Many Black entrepreneurs contribute to the city’s thriving small business scene. The city celebrates contributions of the community through The African Art Museum of Maryland, which exhibits African culture, history, and works of art. The museum regularly hosts socials, jazz concerts, and other events. Laurel, MD also recognizes Juneteenth as a holiday.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Prince George County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party88.13%8.4%3.46%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend9,331,58725,9062,077 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of 0.28% since 2010

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3520%9%3%2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree21%43%18%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more7.1%51.0%15.9%0.4%0.0%23.6%3.7%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens1,044366

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans6%78%8%8%4%7%

Laurel is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry. The city has an active and exciting LGBTQ-bar scene, as well as a pride parade. Despite Laurel’s accepting attitude toward the LGBTQ+ community, most area groups and organizations meet in bigger nearby cities, like Baltimore and D.C. However, it’s only a 30-minute commute from this affirming suburb to these two LGBTQ+ hubs.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Entertainment in Laurel pales in comparison to larger surrounding cities, but the prominent suburb still has plenty to offer in the way of history and nature. Laurel was the first city to dedicate a museum to national intelligence and security, the National Cryptologic Museum. The institution sheds light on machines, techniques, and discoveries often unknown to the general public. The Laurel Historical Society, housed in a restored 19th-century home, promotes the city’s history through exhibits and events. Admission is free.

Laurel, MD has 19 park sites, including a state park – Scott’s Cove Recreation Area. Hikers, fishers, birdwatchers, and general wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the city’s many lakes and well-preserved, natural terrain.

Transportation

Often designated as a commuter city, Laurel, MD residents can easily access reliable and wide-spanning public transportation services. The city has a bus and train system, each with several regular routes running every day of the week. The area bus system, Metrobus, which serves cities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, is the sixth most-utilized bus system in the country, serving 11,500 bus stops. Three programs – MetroAccess, Call-a-Cab, and Call-a-Bus – offer direct, door-to-door transit services for seniors and people with disabilities. Seniors, disabled people, and Medicare card-holders are also offered reduced fares for city transportation services.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Maryland

There are 50 independent living facilities near Laurel, Maryland. See the full list.

Wilshire Estates (Now Open), The Gardens of Annapolis and Ashleigh at Lansdowne Community are the top rated independent living facilities near Laurel, Maryland. See full list of communities.

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