What is the current population of Petal?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Petal is 10,632. Petal, Mississippi is the 2,949th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Petal?

The current population of Petal (10,632) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Petal growing?

Petal has grown 7.8% since the 2000. Petal, Mississippi's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 10,632 2,949
2018 10,674 2,931
2017 10,633 2,927
2016 10,704 2,903
2015 10,701 2,902
2014 10,727 2,893
2013 10,815 2,850
2012 10,795 2,837
2011 10,633 2,856
2010 10,454 2,882
2009 10,799 2,777
2008 10,697 2,783
2007 10,681 2,771
2006 10,475 2,790
2005 10,199 2,825
2004 10,036 2,820
2003 9,934 2,812
2002 9,884 2,808
2001 9,853 2,790
2000 9,859 2,777
1990 7,896 2,955

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
2939 Darby, Pennsylvania 10,702 4.0%
2940 DeForest, Wisconsin 10,691 43.6%
2941 Avon Park, Florida 10,689 25.9%
2942 Van Wert, Ohio 10,676 -1.9%
2943 Newcastle, Oklahoma 10,655 92.1%
2944 Shelton, Washington 10,655 25.9%
2945 Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 10,647 -3.4%
2946 Brooklyn, Ohio 10,646 -7.8%
2947 Millington, Tennessee 10,641 -4.3%
2948 Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 10,635 2.0%
2949 Petal, Mississippi 10,632 7.8%
2950 Anderson, California 10,630 17.3%
2951 Silverton, Oregon 10,618 37.6%
2952 Pearsall, Texas 10,609 38.4%
2953 Rockport, Texas 10,604 31.3%
2954 East Liverpool, Ohio 10,603 -19.0%
2955 Sebring, Florida 10,600 6.9%
2956 DeRidder, Louisiana 10,588 9.0%
2957 Monmouth, Oregon 10,586 36.1%
2958 Burley, Idaho 10,582 12.6%
2959 Waterloo, Illinois 10,578 29.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
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%
3287 Indianola 9,037 -24.7%
3353 New Albany 8,753 13.7%
3440 Booneville 8,497 -1.5%
3598 Diamondhead 8,048
3681 Holly Springs 7,798 -2.0%
3730 Senatobia 7,610 8.4%
3852 Richland 7,241 15.9%
3863 Batesville 7,218 -3.3%
3909 Philadelphia 7,078 -4.0%
3994 Amory 6,794 -10.5%
4014 Kosciusko 6,720 -8.7%
4181 Pass Christian 6,307 -4.2%
4184 Waveland 6,302 -20.9%
4232 Pontotoc 6,169 14.4%
4290 Louisville 5,983 -14.5%
4352 Columbia 5,837 -11.6%
4483 Forest 5,536 -7.3%

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