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Total population: 18,831 (Urban population: 18,467 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 364 (all nonfarm))

Laurel,MS index of house prices


Houses: 7,852 (6,978 occupied: 4,250 owner occupied, 2,728 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

44%

Housing density: 509 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $130,097.


Median contract rent in 2009: $362 (lower quartile is $188, upper quartile is $494)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $504


Median gross rent in Laurel, MS in 2009: $544


Housing units in Laurel with a mortgage: 2,066 (199 second mortgage, 132 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,860


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,826


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $25,274


Median monthly housing costs: $587





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Laurel, Mississippi Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $84,134 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Laurel:

$84,134
Mississippi:

$98,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,544 - $147,496

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $127,527
Here:

$127,527
State:

$150,055

Townhouses or other attached units: $314,280
Here:

$314,280
State:

$180,099

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $991,874
Here:

$991,874
State:

$940,330

Mobile homes: $18,729
Here:

$18,729
State:

$37,232

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,416
  • In family households: 15,513 (2,795 male householders, 1,891 female householders)
    2,678 spouses, 5,699 children (5,303 natural, 100 adopted, 296 stepchildren), 1,132 grandchildren, 213 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 344 other relatives, 676 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,903 (810 male householders (641 living alone)), 1,559 female householders (1,457 living alone)), 534 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 338 (202 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,887 2-persons, 1,187 3-persons, 750 4-persons, 448 5-persons, 224 6-persons, 190 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,098 1-person, 200 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

1,854 married couples with children.
2,172 single-parent households (225 men, 1,947 women).

94.3% of residents of Laurel speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (20% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 58% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 755 (4.0%)
(9.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Laurel, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 144
  • 4 rooms: 279
  • 5 rooms: 744
  • 6 rooms: 1,112
  • 7 rooms: 868
  • 8 rooms: 430
  • 9 or more rooms: 628
  • 1 room: 93
  • 2 rooms: 208
  • 3 rooms: 414
  • 4 rooms: 639
  • 5 rooms: 689
  • 6 rooms: 436
  • 7 rooms: 164
  • 8 rooms: 49
  • 9 or more rooms: 36
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Laurel, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 164
  • 2 bedrooms: 882
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,392
  • 4 bedrooms: 664
  • 5+ bedrooms: 141
  • no bedroom: 105
  • 1 bedroom: 572
  • 2 bedrooms: 978
  • 3 bedrooms: 911
  • 4 bedrooms: 142
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Laurel, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 320
  • 1 vehicle: 1,537
  • 2 vehicles: 1,590
  • 3 vehicles: 550
  • 4 vehicles: 201
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 687
  • 1 vehicle: 1,393
  • 2 vehicles: 539
  • 3 vehicles: 83
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 197
  • 2000 to 2004: 484
  • 1990 to 1999: 675
  • 1980 to 1989: 876
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,612
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,441
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,347
  • 1940 to 1949: 613
  • 1939 or earlier: 948

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Laurel, MS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Laurel, MS:

  • Less than $10,000: 66
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 33
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 95
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 98
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 100
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 166
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 153
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 345
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 546
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 360
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 314
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 271
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 192
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 540
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 393
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 117
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 98
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 125
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 61
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 122
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 67
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 46
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 9
  • $1,000,000 or more: 36
 


Laurel rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Laurel:

  • Less than $100: 44 people
  • $100 to $149: 48
  • $150 to $199: 239
  • $200 to $249: 114
  • $250 to $299: 111
  • $300 to $349: 181
  • $350 to $399: 110
  • $400 to $449: 178
  • $450 to $499: 177
  • $500 to $549: 215
  • $550 to $599: 113
  • $600 to $649: 311
  • $650 to $699: 172
  • $700 to $749: 187
  • $750 to $799: 222
  • $800 to $899: 198
  • $900 to $999: 98
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 53
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 11
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 411
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 644
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 16
  • 1975 to 1979: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 50


Laurel, MS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.7%
Number of people working at home: 33 (0.5% of all workers)


Laurel commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 269
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1289
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2118
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1175
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 746
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 119
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 486
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 68
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 35
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 196
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 96
  • 90 or more minutes: 149
 


Laurel mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,780 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,658 (24%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (1%)
  • Taxi: 37 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 126 (2%)
  • Other means: 66 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 33 (0%)
 


Laurel, MS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1345
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 833
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 678
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 673
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 467
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 454
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 421
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 325
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 220
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 450
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 382
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 387
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 147
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 43
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 60
  • $200,000 or more: 170
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 9752
 United States or American: 1616
 English: 712
 Irish: 548
 Scotch-Irish: 381
 German: 248
 Subsaharan African:: 232
 African: 232
 Scottish: 209
 French (except Basque): 154
 Italian: 94
 European: 49
 Acadian/Cajun: 41
 Norwegian: 41
 British: 40
 French Canadian: 32
 Polish: 32
 Dutch: 15
 Welsh: 15
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14
 Danish: 13
 Czech: 12
 Bermudan: 10
 Eastern European: 9
 Hungarian: 7
 Russian: 7
 Belgian: 6
 Romanian: 6
 Greek: 5
 Scandinavian: 4
 Jamaican: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (80%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Other Northern America (1%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14863
  • Northeast: 184
  • Midwest: 594
  • South: 2103
  • West: 193

61% of Laurel residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Mississippi.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 94
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 123
  • 5th and 6th grade: 163
  • 7th and 8th grade: 318
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 221
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 322
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,379
  • Less than 1 year of college: 389
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 715
  • Associate degree: 145
  • Bachelor's degree: 616
  • Master's degree: 173
  • Professional school degree: 130
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 51
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 56
  • 5th and 6th grade: 111
  • 7th and 8th grade: 361
  • 9th grade: 219
  • 10th grade: 281
  • 11th grade: 278
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 343
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,048
  • Less than 1 year of college: 443
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 899
  • Associate degree: 325
  • Bachelor's degree: 674
  • Master's degree: 329
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.0%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 8.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.8%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 1.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $42,262
  • Black householders: $23,854
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $3,376
  • Some other race householders: $15,282
  • Two or more races householders: $18,271
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $8,984
Laurel household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Laurel household income for Black householders
Laurel household income for Asian householders
Laurel household income for Some other race householders
Laurel household income for Two or more races householders
Laurel household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Laurel marital status for males
Laurel marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $118,354
  • Black or African American householders: $62,766
  • Some other race householders: $75,119
  • Two or more races householders: $32,050
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $75,119

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,873
  • One, attached: 196
  • Two: 474
  • 3 or 4: 416
  • 5 to 9: 366
  • 10 to 19: 110
  • 20 to 49: 92
  • 50 or more: 114
  • Mobile homes: 211

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Laurel:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Laurel
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.4%)
  • Electricity (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Utility gas (62.3%)
  • Electricity (34.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 163
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

3.0%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

13.9%
Mississippi:

12.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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