Located within Mississippi, United States, the city of Petal is located in the Hattiesburg metropolitan area.
Petal is very quiet overall, as the streets tend to be very peaceful.
The median year of construction for houses in Petal is 1992. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the Hattiesburg metropolitan area is an important part of its character. About 70% of the properties in the city are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented. This city also has quite a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A vehicle is typically needed in this part of the Hattiesburg metropolitan area to reach one of about 10 grocery stores. With respect to education, it can be very hard to walk to high schools and primary schools from homes for sale in this city.
A car is a great transportation option in Petal. It is very easy to find a place to park. On the other hand, walking is not very practical for residents in Petal since meeting daily needs is very difficult on foot.