Lucedale is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,011 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Lucedale is the 92nd largest community in Mississippi.
Lucedale real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Lucedale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lucedale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lucedale is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lucedale who work in teaching (12.55%), sales jobs (10.43%), and maintenance occupations (7.83%).
The citizens of Lucedale are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.65% of adults in Lucedale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Lucedale in 2010 was $15,049, 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 $60,196 for a family of four. However, Lucedale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lucedale is an extremely 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 German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lucedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.