Lucedale, MS

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Living in Lucedale

Lucedale is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,134 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lucedale is the 92nd largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities, Lucedale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lucedale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lucedale is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lucedale who work in food service (9.91%), sales jobs (9.22%), and teaching (8.83%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lucedale has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lucedale a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Lucedale is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Lucedale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.92% of adults in Lucedale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lucedale in 2010 was $17,911, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,644 for a family of four. However, Lucedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lucedale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lucedale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lucedale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lucedale include African, English, German, Irish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Lucedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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