Pearl River, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pearl River, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Pearl River Census Designated Place had a population of 3,407 as of July 1, 2016. Pearl River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl River is located at latitude 32.7969 and longitude -89.2409 in Neshoba County. The formal boundaries for the Pearl River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Neshoba County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Pearl River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403401) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pearl River Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Neshoba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pearl River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Pearl River, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,407
Population in Households 3,315
Population in Familes 2,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 888
Average Household Size 3.73
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $66,482
Average Home Value $94,690
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,674
Average Household Income $49,555
Per Capita Income $13,698
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.88% -0.62%
Households -0.91% -0.64%
Families -1.24% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pearl River, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl River to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 89 76th
Population Density1 # 341 6th
Diversity Index2 # 252 31st
Median Household Income # 111 70th
Per Capita Income # 314 14th

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