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Laurel micropolitan area

The Laurel Micropolitan Statistical Area is a micropolitan area in the southeastern Mississippi that covers two counties - Jasper and Jones. As of the 2000 census, the Laurel MS Micropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 83,107 (though July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 85,716).[1]

Laurel USA
Laurel micropolitan statistical area
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CountryUnited States
CountiesJasper, Jones
 • Total1,377 sq mi (3,570 km2)
 • Land1,370 sq mi (3,500 km2)
 • Water7 sq mi (20 km2)
 • Total85,716
 • Density61.9/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)




As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 83,107 people, 30,983 households, and 22,507 families residing within the USA. The racial makeup of the USA was 65.73% White, 32.13% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

The median income for a household in the USA was $26,614, and the median income for a family was $32,208. Males had a median income of $27,728 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the USA was $13,855.

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  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-25.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.