Laurel SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
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
18,607
Unemployment
10.2%
Poverty
29.7%
Median Home
$87,300
Median Income
$33,940
Median Rent
$638

Rankings for Laurel in Mississippi

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Map Of Laurel, MS

Population over time in Laurel

Year Population % Change
2017 18,607 -0.3%
2016 18,661 -0.8%
2015 18,806 0.2%
2014 18,770 0.3%
2013 18,720 0.1%
2012 18,703 0.5%
2011 18,611 0.3%
2010 18,551 0.2%
2009 18,506 -
Crime/100k Laurel MS USA
Violent Crime 557.2 234.4 368.9
Murder 5.4 5.7 5.0
Robbery 173.1 53.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 292.1 157.2 246.8
Property Crime 4706.3 2403.0 2199.5
Burglary 1466.0 697.8 376.0
Larceny 3023.9 1561.2 1594.6
Car Theft 216.4 144.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Laurel

White
30.6% (5,699)
African American
61.9% (11,513)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.3% (51)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (38)
Two Or More
1.2% (231)
Hispanic
5.8% (1,075)
Race Laurel MS USA
White 30.6% 56.8% 61.1%
African American 61.9% 37.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 0.9% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.8% 3.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Laurel, Mississippi

Less than $10,000
12.3% (228,196)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.4% (193,068)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (310,162)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (214,853)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (277,757)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.2% (226,290)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (193,885)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.6% (103,478)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (68,622)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (44,386)
Income Laurel MS USA
Less than $10,000 12.3% 1023.7% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.4% 690.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 1289.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 1142.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 1407.1% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.2% 1686.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 1120.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.6% 1037.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 331.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 269.3% 697.9%

Gender in Laurel

Female
49.9% (9,280)
Male
50.1% (9,326)
Gender Laurel MS USA
Female 49.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Laurel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (1,674)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (2,232)
High School / GED
27.0% (5,023)
Some College
20.0% (3,721)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,674)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (2,418)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,302)
Professional Degree
2.0% (372)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (186)
Education Laurel MS USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 11.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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