Laurel employment information

Income per capita$18,137$20,956$28,555
Median household income$28,002$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,554$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,819$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$22,472$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$17,945$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level32.8%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Laurel is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Laurel is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Laurel is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Laurel is 110% higher than the national average.

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Laurel median earnings by income bracket

Laurel employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.3%
Manufacturing sector33.2%5.5%
Financial & insurance services2.3%0.4%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%12.4%
Public administration2.0%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.8%
Education, health & social services13.8%36.4%

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Heidelberg, MS769$29,68844%
Ellisville, MS4,540$25,91552%
Laurel, MS18,720$28,00248%

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Oxon Hill, MD18,723$66,86025%
Fairmont, WV18,746$36,73131%
Sherwood, OR18,687$84,36058%
Seymour, IN18,686$43,89018%
Laurel, MS18,720$28,00248%
Source: The Laurel, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.