What is the current population of Laurel?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Laurel is 18,338. Laurel, Mississippi is the 1,967th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Laurel?

The peak population of Laurel was in 1990, when its population was 19,633. In 1990, Laurel was the 1,395th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,967th largest city in the US. Laurel is currently 6.6% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Laurel growing?

Laurel has grown 0.3% since the 2000. Laurel, Mississippi's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 18,338 1,967
2018 18,478 1,955
2017 18,493 1,944
2016 18,756 1,913
2015 18,837 1,896
2014 18,868 1,883
2013 18,978 1,855
2012 18,838 1,855
2011 18,585 1,866
2010 18,540 1,841
2009 18,855 1,788
2008 18,759 1,788
2007 18,364 1,806
2006 18,300 1,791
2005 18,155 1,781
2004 18,027 1,770
2003 17,979 1,757
2002 18,010 1,746
2001 18,061 1,731
2000 18,271 1,713
1990 19,633 1,395

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
1957 Thomasville, Georgia 18,518 1.6%
1958 Gautier, Mississippi 18,490 9.6%
1959 Mayfield Heights, Ohio 18,487 -4.3%
1960 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,471 -2.0%
1961 Hopkins, Minnesota 18,468 6.2%
1962 Brownwood, Texas 18,455 -4.7%
1963 Arcata, California 18,431 10.9%
1964 Fairmont, West Virginia 18,388 -4.5%
1965 Brook Park, Ohio 18,382 -13.1%
1966 Altus, Oklahoma 18,338 -13.9%
1967 Laurel, Mississippi 18,338 0.3%
1968 Sycamore, Illinois 18,322 47.4%
1969 Brookfield, Illinois 18,310 -3.9%
1970 Chowchilla, California 18,310 25.6%
1971 Rutherford, New Jersey 18,303 1.1%
1972 Newburyport, Massachusetts 18,289 6.4%
1973 Weirton, West Virginia 18,266 -10.2%
1974 Radford, Virginia 18,249 15.0%
1975 Boerne, Texas 18,232 182.0%
1976 Hyattsville, Maryland 18,230 16.4%
1977 St. Michael, Minnesota 18,204 94.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
1068 Meridian 36,347 -12.0%
1313 Greenville 29,085 -29.7%
1356 Oxford 28,122 105.6%
1388 Horn Lake 27,272 35.3%
1441 Pearl 26,510 16.5%
1482 Madison 25,661 35.2%
1484 Starkville 25,653 16.6%
1565 Clinton 24,440 -2.8%
1579 Brandon 24,289 37.1%
1586 Ridgeland 24,104 18.5%
1620 Columbus 23,573 -8.9%
1723 Pascagoula 21,699 -17.0%
1724 Vicksburg 21,653 -17.8%
1958 Gautier 18,490 9.6%
1967 Laurel 18,338 0.3%
2011 Ocean Springs 17,862 3.4%
2153 Hernando 16,399 102.8%
2196 Long Beach 16,023 -7.1%
2307 Clarksdale 14,894 -27.6%
2334 Natchez 14,615 -20.4%
2348 Corinth 14,472 2.9%
2403 Bay St. Louis 14,034 22.8%
2407 D'Iberville 14,012 77.1%
2463 Greenwood 13,561 -26.4%
2500 Moss Point 13,350 -15.6%
2552 McComb 13,013 -2.3%
2678 Grenada 12,219 -17.5%
2694 Canton 12,094 -6.3%
2730 Brookhaven 11,947 -7.8%
2811 Byram 11,428
2868 Cleveland 11,073 -19.5%
2900 Picayune 10,904 3.4%
2906 Yazoo City 10,869 -10.6%
2949 Petal 10,632 7.8%
3001 West Point 10,404 -14.2%
3206 Flowood 9,380 68.4%

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