Petal

Petal

Overview for Petal, MS

15,708 people live in Petal, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $25,814.25. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,708

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,814.25

Average individual Income

Around Petal, MS

There's plenty to do around Petal, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

32
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
22
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hub City Beers, Mom & Dad's Country Cooking Buffet, and A & B Discount Grocery Chinese Takeout.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.96 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 2.22 miles 8 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.84 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.61 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.8 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.7 miles 11 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Petal, MS

Petal has 5,534 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Petal do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,708 people call Petal home. The population density is 281.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,708

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37

Median Age

49.83 / 50.17%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,534

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$25,814.25

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Petal, MS

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Petal. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Petal Primary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Petal Upper Elementary School
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Petal Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 4th
5/5
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