Laurel micropolitan area

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Laurel µSA
Micropolitan area
Laurel micropolitan statistical area
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Country United States
State Mississippi
Counties Jasper, Jones
Area
 • Total 1,377 sq mi (3,570 km2)
 • Land 1,370 sq mi (3,500 km2)
 • Water 7 sq mi (20 km2)
Population (2009)
 • Total 85,716
 • Density 61.9/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

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 μSA had a population of 83,107 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 85,716).[1]

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As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 83,107 people, 30,983 households, and 22,507 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA 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 μSA 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 μSA was $13,855.

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