Laurel, MS 39443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MS 39443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 322
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.693, Longitude -89.131
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 39443 has segments in 3 Counties (Jasper, Jones, Wayne).

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Laurel, MS 39443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,224
Daytime Population: Workers 3,857
Daytime Population: Residents 14,548
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 24,211
Population in Familes 20,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $43,137
Average Household Income $58,787
Per Capita Income $22,629


Total Housing Units 10,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,242 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,079 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,102 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $102,620
Average Home Value $126,039


Total Households 9,321
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,747
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.33%
Households 0.27% 0.27%
Families 0.07% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Laurel, MS 39443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39443 to the other 412 ZIP Codes in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 32 92nd
Population Density # 103 75th
Diversity Index # 287 31st
Median Household Income # 82 80th
Per Capita Income # 87 79th

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