Pearl River County, Mississippi Population 2018

Pearl River County, Mississippi's estimated population is 55,270 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pearl River County, Mississippi is the 13th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201755,049-221-0.40%
201755,2701980.36%
201655,0721310.24%
201554,941-189-0.34%
201455,1303000.55%
201354,830-166-0.30%
201254,996-436-0.79%
201155,432-267-0.48%
201055,69916,98543.87%
199038,7144,91914.56%
198033,7955,99321.56%
197027,8025,39124.06%
196022,4111,7708.58%
195020,6411,5167.93%
194019,125-280-1.44%
193019,4053,93725.45%
192015,4684,87546.02%
191010,5933,89658.18%
19006,6973,740126.48%
18902,9570.00%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White46,332
Black or African American7,094
Two or More Races974
Some Other Race385
Asian188
American Indian and Alaska Native76

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Pearl River County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pearl River County, Mississippi Median Age

41


Total

39.7


Male

42.5


Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Adults

There are 42,412 adults, (9,706 of whom are seniors) in Pearl River County, Mississippi.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

27,943

50.76%

Male

27,106

49.24%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households and Families

Pearl River County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Pearl River County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family65.9%34.1%
Female63.3%36.7%
Male62.9%37.1%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7102.5876.6
Married11,2093.1586.5
Non Family5,8011.1565.9
Female2,7873.1763.3
Male9132.9362.9

3.06

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households

Pearl River County, Mississippi Education

Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9855.33%
9th to 12th Grade3,89610.46%
High School Graduate11,18630.05%
Some College10,19527.38%
Associates Degree4,40011.82%
Bachelors Degree3,95410.62%
Graduate Degree1,6144.34%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,44327,0665,082
Black3,9832,916394
Hispanic92261829
Multiple Races59053863
Other Race25855
Asian188164
Native American7646

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 16.16%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,571$43,714$26,181
Less Than High School$18,940$25,862$14,716
High School Grad$32,149$42,198$20,705
Some College$36,547$47,555$26,677
Bachelors Degree$37,716$51,190$32,453
Graduate Degree$51,936$59,333$44,417

$34,571

Average Earnings

$43,714

Average Male

$26,181

Average Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language by Age

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

97.82% of Pearl River County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,1256,36414.42%
Black6,4982,67741.20%
Multiple97027628.45%
Hispanic1,61325816.00%
Other36916845.53%

17.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.79%

Male Poverty Rate

19.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi is Other, with 45.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.46%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.95%
High School14.76%
Some College13.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.69%
Male Unemployed42.24%
Female Employed9.56%
Male Employed7.42%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Income

Pearl River County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,734$57,665
Families$56,793$65,565
Married Families$65,073$
Non Families$20,967$34,671

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by War

4,250

Number of Veterans

3,777

Male Veterans

473

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,703
First Gulf War947
Second Gulf War559
Korea478
World War II116

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,230
35 to 54964
75+953
55 to 64797
18 to 34306

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,80710.58%
Black3416.69%
Hispanic988.65%
2 or More568.16%
Asian3317.55%
Other134.08%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment Status

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pearl River County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Picayune1087710625-252-2.32%
Poplarville28942977832.87%
Lumberton 208022261467.02%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990