Pearl River County, Mississippi Population 2018

Pearl River County, Mississippi's estimated population is 55,270 with a growth rate of 0.19% 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
201755,2701030.19%
201655,167950.17%
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
White46,508
Black or African American7,157
Two or More Races854
Some Other Race353
Asian178
American Indian and Alaska Native117

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pearl River County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pearl River County, Mississippi Median Age

40.9


Total

39.3


Male

42.6


Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Adults

There are 42,368 adults, (9,489 of which are seniors) in Pearl River County, Mississippi.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

27,857

50.50%

Male

27,310

49.50%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households and Families

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

Pearl River County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family68%32%
Female65%35%
Male59.4%40.6%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,4942.6176.8
Married10,7133.2586.3
Non Family6,1701.1368
Female2,8233.3665
Male7882.8959.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4.7%

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 Grade2,1935.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,87410.46%
High School Graduate11,23930.34%
Some College10,17327.46%
Associates Degree4,31211.64%
Bachelors Degree3,77010.18%
Graduate Degree1,4874.01%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,45626,6544,864
Black3,9803,068293
Hispanic84357742
Multiple Races48342858
Other Race217551
Asian178172
Native American10074

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 15.46%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,074$42,357$25,836
Less Than High School$19,217$22,570$16,130
High School Grad$31,273$42,128$20,181
Some College$36,176$46,450$27,452
Bachelors Degree$37,432$51,941$32,328
Graduate Degree$46,172$54,142$41,042

$33,074

Average Earnings

$42,357

Average Male

$25,836

Average Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language by Age

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

97.70% of Pearl River County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,2657,43816.80%
Black6,6012,96244.87%
Hispanic1,59027217.11%
Multiple84922426.38%
Other32918957.45%
Asian17163.51%

20.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.17%

Male Poverty Rate

22.44%

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 57.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi is Asian, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.66%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.99%
High School17.56%
Some College14.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.95%
Male Unemployed36.75%
Female Employed9.47%
Male Employed8.79%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Income

Pearl River County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,598$53,226
Families$53,561$62,332
Married Families$63,357$
Non Families$18,213$29,789

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by War

4,370

Number of Veterans

3,840

Male Veterans

530

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,659
First Gulf War915
Korea490
Second Gulf War485
World War II112

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,179
75+979
55 to 64958
35 to 54905
18 to 34349

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,85510.71%
Black4138.08%
Hispanic12210.91%
2 or More539.33%
Asian3419.10%
Other155.28%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment Status

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

11.3%

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