Pearl River, Louisiana Population 2021

2,648
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Pearl River is a city located in St. Tammany Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,648, it is the 104th largest city in Louisiana and the 6655th largest city in the United States . Pearl River is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 5.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,506 in 2010. Pearl River reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Pearl River has a population density of 719 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearl River is $86,904 with a poverty rate of 13.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $180,300. The median age in Pearl River is 36.7 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Pearl River Demographics

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

  • White: 92.48%
  • Black or African American: 3.76%
  • Native American: 3.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pearl River, Louisiana is 2,648 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,610.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,506.

Pearl River, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,38592.48%
Black or African American973.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native853.30%
Two or More Races120.47%
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Pearl River Population by Race

Pearl River Population Pyramid $2021

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Pearl River Median Age

36.7


Total

34.6


Male

38.1


Female

Pearl River Adults

There are 1,889 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Pearl River.

Pearl River Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River Sex Ratio

Female

1,286

49.86%

Male

1,293

50.14%

Pearl River Population by Age

Pearl River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearl River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male7.5%92.5%
All76.9%23.1%
Female80%20%
Non Family80.2%19.8%
Married82.5%17.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9022.8676.9
Married4013.5182.5
Non Family2631.2580.2
Female1853.3880
Male534.097.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Pearl River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1227.25%
9th to 12th Grade1176.96%
High School Graduate67440.07%
Some College35721.22%
Associates Degree18511.00%
Bachelors Degree18110.76%
Graduate Degree462.73%
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Pearl River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearl River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5561,322217
Black5252
Hispanic403510
Native American2727
2+ Races77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 25.00%.

Pearl River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,912$42,500$25,469
Less Than 9th Grade$31,118$$30,395
High School Graduate$26,912$31,553$17,171
Some College$29,191$48,750$23,482
Bachelors Degree$54,107$66,875$49,688
Graduate Degree$117,679$118,214$

$31,912

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$25,469

Average Female

Pearl River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearl River Language by Age

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Pearl River Language

98.64% of Pearl River residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Pearl River Language

Pearl River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,29729512.84%
Black974950.52%
Hispanic8855.68%

13.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is Black, with 50.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is Hispanic, with 5.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.90%.

Pearl River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.10%
Some College8.86%
Bachelors or Greater8.81%
High School6.08%

Pearl River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.91%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pearl River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearl River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,061$86,904
Families$57,443$97,931
Married Families$85,179-
Non Families$32,083$56,540
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Income by Household Type

Pearl River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl River Married by Age and Sex

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Pearl River Marriage

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

Pearl River Marital Status by Race

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Pearl River Marital Status

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128

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War42
Second Gulf War23
Korea4
World War II

Pearl River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6458
65 to 7422
18 to 3419
75+16
35 to 5413

Pearl River Veterans by Age

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Pearl River Veterans by Race

Pearl River Veterans by Education

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17.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl River Employment by Age

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Pearl River Employment by Race

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Pearl River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.78%

Born in Pearl River

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of Pearl River residents were born in the United States, with 77.78% having been born in Louisiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pearl River Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,648190.72%
20202,629190.73%
20192,610190.73%
20182,591-4-0.15%
20172,595361.41%
20162,559261.03%
20152,533542.18%
20142,479110.45%
20132,468120.49%
20122,456160.66%
20112,440190.78%
20102,4210.00%

Pearl River Population by Year