U.S. Beacon January 6, 2014

Laurel, MS

Jones County, Mississippi

Latitude: 31.697412     Longitude: -89.139315
Population 18,298 (2005)
Elevation of Laurel, Mississippi: 264 feet
LAUREL is located in JONES county, Mississippi at latitude 31.697412 and longitude -89.139315 with an elevation of 264 feet. The population of LAUREL is 18,298 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -0.52% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of LAUREL is 39440.

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Population 2005: 18,298
Population 2004: 18,190
Population 2003: 18,137
Population 2002: 18,139
Population 2001: 18,176
Population 2000: 18,393 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 18,827 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -0.52%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -2.31%

Population (2000 Census): 18,393
Male: 8,492 (46.17%)
Female: 9,901 (53.83%)

Median age: 34.70 years

Races, 2000 Census:
Black or African American: 55.08%
White: 40.30%
Hispanic or Latino: 3.87%
Other race: 3.17%
Two or more races: 0.67%
Asian: 0.33%
American Indian: 0.11%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.01%

Housing Units: 7,804 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 15.4260 square miles
Water Area: 0.3341 square miles

Most populous zip code: 39440



All zip codes:
39440, 39441, 39442, 39443
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Laurel

Ellisville, MS 7.6mi SSW
Sandersville, MS 8.7mi NE
Soso, MS 8.9mi WNW
Stringer, MS 12.7mi NNW
Ovett, MS 15.3mi SSE
Heidelberg, MS 16mi NNE
Moselle, MS 17mi SW
Taylorsville, MS 19.4mi WNW
Eastabuchie, MS 20.2mi SSW
Vossburg, MS 20.6mi NE

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Laurel, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 83,491
Male: 40,966 (49.07%)
Female: 42,525 (50.93%)

Median age: 34.20 years

Races, 2005 Data:

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Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 7,873 (9.43%)
5 to 9 years: 7,048 (8.44%)
10 to 14 years: 4,286 (5.13%)
15 to 19 years: 6,655 (7.97%)
20 to 24 years: 5,959 (7.14%)
25 to 34 years: 10,697 (12.81%)
35 to 44 years: 10,587 (12.68%)
45 to 54 years: 11,184 (13.40%)
55 to 59 years: 5,059 (6.06%)
60 to 64 years: 3,296 (3.95%)
65 to 74 years: 6,103 (7.31%)
75 to 84 years: 3,359 (4.02%)
85 years and over: 1,385 (1.66%)

Median age: 34.20 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 60,053 (71.93%)
21 years and over: 56,145 (67.25%)
62 years and over: 13,103 (15.69%)
65 years and over: 10,847 (12.99%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 60,053 (71.93%)
Male: 28,117 (46.82% of this group)
Female: 31,936 (53.18% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 10,847 (12.99%)
Male: 4,380 (40.38% of this group)
Female: 6,467 (59.62% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)
Two or more Races: -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)
White: -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)
Black or African American: -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: -999,999,999 (-1,197,733.89%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 83,491 (100.00%)
Householder: 32,812 (39.30%)
Spouse: 15,532 (18.60%)
Child: 28,081 (33.63%)
Other relatives: 4,086 (4.89%)
Nonrelatives: 2,980 (3.57%)
Unmarried partner: 860 (1.03%)
Total households: 32,037
Family households (families): 24,454 (76.33%)
With own children under 18 years: 12,189 (38.05%)
Married-couple families: 15,099 (47.13%)
With own children under 18 years: 6,046 (18.87%)
Male householder, no wife present: 1,708 (5.33%)
With own children under 18 years: 810 (2.53%)
Female householder, no husband present: 7,647 (23.87%)
With own children under 18 years: 5,333 (16.65%)
Nonfamily households: 7,583 (23.67%)
Householder living alone: 6,960 (21.72%)
65 years and over: 3,299 (10.30%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 13,708 (42.79%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 7,939 (24.78%)
Average household size : 2.61
Average family size: 2.98

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