In 2018, Laurel, MS had a population of 85k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $39,992. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Laurel, MS grew from 84,875 to 84,983, a 0.127% increase and its median household income grew from $37,747 to $39,992, a 5.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laurel, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34%), White (Hispanic) (3.15%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.919%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.282%). NaNk% of the people in Laurel, MS speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Laurel, MS are Jones County Junior College (1,532 degrees awarded in 2017), Mississippi College of Beauty Culture (25 degrees), and Southeastern Baptist College (11 degrees).
The median property value in Laurel, MS is $86,800, and the homeownership rate is 75.6%. Most people in Laurel, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Laurel, MS is 2 cars per household.