Petal is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 10,650, it is the 40th largest city in Mississippi and the 2959th largest city in the United States. Petal is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually but its population has increased by 1.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,454 in 2010. Petal reached it's highest population of 10,729 in 2013. Spanning over 17 miles, Petal has a population density of 635 people per square mile.
The average household income in Petal is $68,783 with a poverty rate of 9.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $864 per month, and the median house value is $142,000. The median age in Petal is 34.3 years, 31.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.