Pearl, Mississippi Population 2019

Pearl, Mississippi's estimated population is 26,471 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Pearl, Mississippi is the 11th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1038.28 people/mi² (400.88 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.2 years, 31.2 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.5 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Pearl, Mississippi is $46,090, while the mean household income is $55,016.

Pearl Ms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pearl Ms was:

  • White: 71.69%
  • Black or African American: 23.59%
  • Other race: 2.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Pearl, Mississippi?

26,471
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201826,471-77-0.29%
201726,548-66-0.25%
201626,614980.37%
201526,516820.31%
201426,4341710.65%
201326,263710.27%
201226,1922130.82%
201125,9792160.84%
201025,7633,8021.61%
200021,9612,3731.15%
199019,5881,0080.53%
198018,5808,9806.83%
19709,6004,5196.57%
19605,0810.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,975
Black or African American6,245
Some Other Race594
Two or More Races366
Asian263
American Indian and Alaska Native25

Pearl Ms Population Pyramid 2019

Pearl Ms Median Age

34.2


Total

31.2


Male

36.5


Female

Pearl Ms Adults

There are 19,904 adults, (3,691 of whom are seniors) in Pearl Ms.

Pearl Ms Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl Ms Sex Ratio

Female

13,842

52.30%

Male

12,626

47.70%

Pearl Ms Households and Families

Pearl Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pearl Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
Male65.9%34.1%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female43.8%56.2%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5582.561.6
Married4,3073.175
Non Family3,6011.2854.1
Female1,9073.2543.8
Male7433.0165.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pearl Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6033.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,2957.58%
High School Graduate6,16636.08%
Some College4,19724.56%
Associates Degree1,76010.30%
Bachelors Degree2,02111.83%
Graduate Degree1,0486.13%

Pearl Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,64411,2532,049
Black3,4713,269703
Hispanic691399108
Other Race35116669
Multiple Races11611688
Asian11411461
Native American2512

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,541$37,614$29,411
Less Than High School$21,852$22,331$19,038
High School Grad$32,480$36,888$22,009
Some College$31,332$39,107$27,404
Bachelors Degree$40,934$46,442$37,399
Graduate Degree$51,316$53,571$50,217

$32,541

Average Earnings

$37,614

Average Male

$29,411

Average Female

Pearl Ms Language

Pearl Ms Language by Age

Pearl Ms Language

93.15% of Pearl Ms residents speak only English, while 6.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Pearl Ms Poverty

Pearl Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9471,99511.12%
Black6,1851,27220.57%
Hispanic1,44821314.71%
Other5948914.98%
Multiple3527120.17%
Asian2636424.33%
Native251352.00%

13.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

16.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl Ms is Native, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl Ms is White, with 11.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.93%
Some College11.10%
Bachelors or Greater9.37%
High School7.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.58%
Male Unemployed7.64%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed5.94%

Pearl Ms Income

Pearl Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,090$55,016
Families$50,608$60,023
Married Families$62,944-
Non Families$31,370$41,003

Pearl Ms Marital Status

Pearl Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl Ms Married by Age and Sex

Pearl Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pearl Ms Marital Status by Race

Pearl Ms Veterans

1,424

Number of Veterans

1,354

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam524
Second Gulf War302
Korea205
First Gulf War152
World War II44

Pearl Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2658.51%
Black1513.68%
Hispanic313.29%
2 or More42.05%
Indian416.00%

Pearl Ms Veterans by Education

7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl Ms Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.05%

Born in Mississippi

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

2.48%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.16% of Pearl Ms residents were born in the United States, with 74.05% having been born in Mississippi. 2.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.