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Laurel, Mississippi
Brandon, Mississippi
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Laurel is 27% more densely populated than Brandon.
People are 24% less likely to be married in Brandon.
The Median Age is 4.4 years younger in Laurel.

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PEOPLE
 Laurel, MSBrandon, MSUnited States
 Population18,83723,529321,418,820
 Population - 201018,50621,072308,745,538
 Population - 200018,39316,436285,036,114
 Population - 199018,82711,077251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now0.05%112.41%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now2.41%43.16%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,16091791
 Land Area16263,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age32.937.337.4
 Female Population52.23%54.63%50.81%
 Male Population47.77%45.37%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Laurel, MSBrandon, MSUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.68%5.98%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.28%8.96%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.47%5.70%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.90%4.52%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.49%2.03%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.55%4.63%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.11%14.26%13.47%
 Age 35 to 449.26%17.18%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.56%12.10%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.37%6.52%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.20%5.67%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.72%7.32%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.90%3.62%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.51%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Laurel, MSBrandon, MSUnited States
 White31.00%77.15%62.77%
 Black59.89%17.25%12.24%
 Asian0.92%1.65%4.95%
 Native American0.00%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.12%0.08%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.49%0.85%2.13%
 Hispanic7.58%2.75%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic92.43%97.25%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Laurel, MSBrandon, MSUnited States
 Households6,7388,067116,211,000
 Family Households4,2146,39776,958,100
 Non Family Households2,5241,67039,253,000
 Household Size2.722.712.63
 Married Population36.51%60.49%50.58%
 Single Population63.49%39.51%49.42%
 Now Married32.26%58.03%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.24%2.46%2.17%
 Never Married41.13%23.02%32.55%
 Widowed9.48%5.95%5.95%
 Divorced12.88%10.55%10.92%
 Married, w/children22.07%36.96%31.68%
 Married, no children25.87%38.71%41.44%
 Single, w/children34.20%13.27%16.94%
 Single, no children17.87%11.07%9.95%
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