Laurel SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Laurel, MS Photos

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Laurel, Mississippi Info Snack

Laurel is a city in and the second county seat of Jones County, Mississippi, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 18,548. It is located northeast of Ellisville, the first county seat, which contains the first county courthouse. Laurel has the second county courthouse, as there are two judicial districts in Jones County.
Population
18,661
Unemployment
13.2%
Poverty
31.5%
Median Home
$78,900
Median Income
$30,010
Median Rent
$600

Rankings for Laurel in Mississippi

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Map Of Laurel, MS

Population over time in Laurel

Year Population % Change
2017 18,661 -0.8%
2016 18,806 0.2%
2015 18,770 0.3%
2014 18,720 0.1%
2013 18,703 0.5%
2012 18,611 0.3%
2011 18,551 0.2%
2010 18,506 -

Crime in Laurel Per 100k

Crime Laurel MS USA
Violent Crime 447.0 285.7 382.9
Murder 10.6 8.2 5.3
Robbery 159.7 69.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 223.5 171.5 248.9
Property Crime 4869.6 2733.9 2362.0
Burglary 1580.6 828.1 430.4
Larceny 2991.0 1750.6 1694.0
Car Theft 298.0 155.2 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Laurel

White
29.8% (5,556)
African American
63.8% (11,915)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.9% (161)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (67)
Two Or More
1.1% (204)
Hispanic
4.1% (758)
Race Laurel MS USA
White 29.8% 57.0% 61.5%
African American 63.8% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.1% 3.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Laurel, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
13.8% (257,521)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.7% (236,994)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (334,031)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.9% (222,065)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (268,718)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.9% (222,065)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (169,815)
$100,000 to $149,999
3.7% (69,045)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (42,920)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (44,786)
Income Laurel MS USA
Less than $10,000 13.8% 10.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.7% 7.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 13.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.9% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 14.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.9% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 3.7% 9.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 3.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 2.4% 6.3%

Gender in Laurel

Female
51.0% (9,515)
Male
49.0% (9,145)
Gender Laurel MS USA
Female 51.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.9% (1,279)
9-12th Grade
13.7% (2,549)
High School / GED
30.0% (5,600)
Some College
21.9% (4,083)
Associate's Degree
7.6% (1,416)
Bachelor's Degree
12.3% (2,286)
Master's Degree
5.5% (1,027)
Professional Degree
1.7% (319)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (97)
Education Laurel MS USA
< 9th Grade 6.9% 5.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 13.7% 11.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.0% 30.4% 27.3%
Some College 21.9% 22.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.6% 9.1% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.3% 13.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.5% 5.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.0% 1.4%

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