Laurel, MS 39440 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 39440: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MS 39440

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,205
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,439
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 520
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.71, Longitude -89.102
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Laurel, MS 39440 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,597
Population in Households 19,961
Population in Familes 15,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 636
Population Density1 1,097
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 7,412
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 4,740
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,818 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,594 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,434 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $82,289
Average Home Value $120,777


Median Household Income $29,407
Average Household Income $44,245
Per Capita Income $16,460
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.06%
Households -0.41% -0.22%
Families -0.72% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Laurel, MS 39440 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39440 to the other 416 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 90th
Population Density1 # 23 95th
Diversity Index2 # 12 97th
Median Household Income # 301 28th
Per Capita Income # 311 25th

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