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Pearl, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Pearl had a population of 26,773 as of July 1, 2017. Pearl ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl is located at latitude 32.2725 and longitude -90.0918 in Rankin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pearl (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Rankin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Pearl (GNIS ID: 2404495) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pearl is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rankin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pearl population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Pearl, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 26,773
Daytime Population: Workers 14,039
Daytime Population: Residents 13,654
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,693
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 26,394
Population in Familes 21,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 379
Population Density2 1,050
Diversity Index3 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,865
Average Household Income $55,689
Per Capita Income $21,883

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,078 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,097 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,321 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $112,433
Average Home Value $125,004
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,418
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,917
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.76%
Households 0.6% 0.77%
Families 0.18% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Pearl, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 12 97th
Population Density # 63 83rd
Diversity Index # 69 81st
Median Household Income # 82 78th
Per Capita Income # 95 74th

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