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Petal, MS Real Estate

Petal, Mississippi is located in Forrest County. Nearby cities and towns include Glendale, Hattiesburg, Arnold Line, West Hattiesburg, Rawls Springs, New Augusta, Ellisville, Purvis, Richton, Sumrall, Seminary, Beaumont, and Laurel. Petal is a suburban community with a population of 10,540. The median household income is $44,793. In Petal, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 40% of the households. Half the population of Petal commutes 19 minutes or less to work, with 56% of residents holding white collar jobs and 44% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Petal, MS is 28 years, with 67% of those homes owned, 25% rented, and 7% not occupied.

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Petal offers a range of educational opportunities with 3 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and one high school.

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Petal, MS Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Petal, MS
  • 47% Single
  • 53% Married
  • 53% Single
  • 47% Married

Male VS. Female

Petal, MS
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Petal, MS

  • 38
  • 37
  • Petal, MS
  • Mississippi

Average Age of Homes in Petal, MS

  • 28
  • 24
  • Petal, MS
  • Mississippi

Vacant Homes in Petal, MS

  • 7%
  • 11%
  • Petal, MS
  • Mississippi

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $55,699
  • $53,314
  • Petal, MS
  • Mississippi

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Petal, MS
  • 67% Owned
  • 25% Rented
  • 61% Owned
  • 28% Rented