Laurel, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area MS Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Laurel, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Laurel, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 85,567
Population in Households 83,602
Population in Familes 69,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,965
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $38,152
Average Household Income $54,528
Per Capita Income $20,935


Total Housing Units 37,479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,678 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,635 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,166 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $94,675
Average Home Value $129,826


Total Households 32,313
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 22,340
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% -0.03%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families -0.1% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.97%