Latest Data (2017)
Population 18,493
Nationwide Rank 1944

Quick Facts

Laurel, Mississippi is the 1,944th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Laurel, Mississippi is a city.

Laurel, Mississippi is currently 5.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Laurel, Mississippi's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Laurel, Mississippi Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1934 Springboro, Ohio 18,610 47.4%
1935 Augusta, Maine 18,594 0.2%
1936 Westminster, Maryland 18,593 9.0%
1937 Seminole, Florida 18,576 -0.4%
1938 Milledgeville, Georgia 18,575 -1.4%
1939 Chowchilla, California 18,558 27.3%
1940 Mesquite, Nevada 18,541 92.0%
1941 Cocoa, Florida 18,532 8.4%
1942 Thomasville, Georgia 18,515 1.6%
1943 Gautier, Mississippi 18,512 9.8%
1944 Laurel, Mississippi 18,493 1.2%
1945 Winchester, Kentucky 18,486 10.4%
1946 Niles, Ohio 18,473 -11.5%
1947 Fairmont, West Virginia 18,467 -4.1%
1948 Durango, Colorado 18,465 27.1%
1949 Jacksonville, Illinois 18,454 -7.6%
1950 Round Lake, Illinois 18,444 205.9%
1951 Farmington, Missouri 18,425 31.7%
1952 Bourbonnais, Illinois 18,420 19.9%
1953 Culpeper, Virginia 18,413 89.8%
1954 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,405 -2.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1243 Greenville 30,686 -25.8%
1385 Horn Lake 27,095 34.4%
1418 Pearl 26,534 16.6%
1461 Madison 25,627 35.0%
1477 Starkville 25,352 15.2%
1492 Clinton 25,154 0.0%
1554 Ridgeland 24,266 19.3%
1570 Columbus 24,041 -7.1%
1572 Brandon 23,999 35.5%
1591 Oxford 23,639 72.8%
1655 Vicksburg 22,489 -14.6%
1699 Pascagoula 21,733 -16.9%
1943 Gautier 18,512 9.8%
1944 Laurel 18,493 1.2%
2014 Ocean Springs 17,682 2.4%
2178 Hernando 15,981 97.6%
2196 Clarksdale 15,732 -23.5%
2208 Long Beach 15,642 -9.3%
2286 Natchez 14,886 -18.9%
2306 Corinth 14,643 4.1%
2379 Greenwood 13,996 -24.1%
2470 Moss Point 13,398 -15.3%
2516 Bay St. Louis 13,043 14.1%
2556 McComb 12,799 -3.9%
2573 Canton 12,725 -1.5%
2597 Grenada 12,511 -15.5%
2656 Brookhaven 12,173 -6.0%
2735 Cleveland 11,729 -14.7%
2745 Byram 11,671
2756 D'Iberville 11,610 46.8%
2867 Yazoo City 10,987 -9.6%
2914 West Point 10,675 -11.9%
2927 Petal 10,633 7.8%
2981 Picayune 10,382 -1.5%
3174 Indianola 9,433 -21.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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