Forrest County

Petal, MS: What you need to know

Looking to move to Petal , MS? We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Petal , MS real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Petal , MS is located in Forrest County . It has a population of 10,723, and we have a cool graph below that shows the city’s ethnic diversity, as well as other important facts and figures.

What about cost of living in Petal , MS? The median income in Petal , MS is $53,169 and the median home value is $132,100, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.


Petal, MS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 10,723
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $53,169
Median Home Price $132,100

Petal, MS Demographics

Median Population in Petal , MS

Median Age 36.1%
Age 18 Over 71.2%
Age 21 Over 68.7%
Age 62 Over 17.5%
Age 65 Over 14.4%

Race in Petal , MS

  Ethnicity White 83%
  Ethnicity Black 10.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Other 2%

Population By Gender in Petal , MS

  Male 48.3%
  Female 51.7%

Language in Petal , MS

  English Only 96.3%
  English Other 3.7%

Economics in Petal , MS

  Median Household Income $53,169
  Median Home Price $132,100
  Homes Owned 33%
  Homes Rent 67%
  Median Property Rent $895

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Commute Types in Petal , MS

  Walked 1.4%
  Worked at Home 1.3%
  Public Transportation 0.2%
  Other Means 3.9%
  Drove Alone 79.1%
  Carpooled 14.2%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 44
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