The unemployment rate in Petal is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Petal jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Petal's cost of living is 9.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Petal, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Forrest county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Petal's population is 10,669 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Petal is $146,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Petal public schools spend $8,345 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Petal. More Education