Pearl River, Louisiana Population 2020

2,688

Pearl River is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,688, it is the 101st largest city in Louisiana and the 6588th largest city in the United States. Pearl River is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 7.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,506 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Pearl River has a population density of 729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearl River is $69,711 with a poverty rate of 21.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $904 per month, and the median house value is $175,300. The median age in Pearl River is 37.6 years, 40.1 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Pearl River Demographics

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

  • White: 89.98%
  • Black or African American: 5.01%
  • Native American: 2.93%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearl River, Louisiana is 2,688, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,606.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,506.

Pearl River, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30089.98%
Black or African American1285.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native752.93%
Some Other Race371.45%
Two or More Races160.63%

Pearl River Population Pyramid 2020

Pearl River Median Age

37.6


Total

40.1


Male

36.7


Female

Pearl River Adults

There are 1,855 adults, (333 of whom are seniors) in Pearl River.

Pearl River Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River Sex Ratio

Female

1,385

54.19%

Male

1,171

45.81%

Pearl River Households and Families

Pearl River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pearl River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82.3%17.7%
Married76.5%23.5%
All72.1%27.9%
Female60.8%39.2%
Male22.2%77.8%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8742.9272.1
Married4003.4876.5
Non Family2481.2982.3
Female1813.5560.8
Male454.5122.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pearl River Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1297.73%
9th to 12th Grade1609.59%
High School Graduate71943.08%
Some College34920.91%
Associates Degree1187.07%
Bachelors Degree1418.45%
Graduate Degree533.18%

Pearl River Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5181,248194
Hispanic6450
Black5353
Native American2424
Other Race147
Multiple Races105

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 white people with a rate of 12.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,495$40,859$20,352
Less Than High School$16,250$$16,302
High School Grad$23,088$30,133$19,236
Some College$27,500$50,833$20,197
Bachelors Degree$56,136$82,813$51,042
Graduate Degree$$88,333$

$26,495

Average Earnings

$40,859

Average Male

$20,352

Average Female

Pearl River Language

Pearl River Language by Age

Pearl River Language

95.80% of Pearl River residents speak only English, while 4.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Pearl River Poverty

Pearl River Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,15437117.22%
Hispanic1839652.46%
Black1288062.50%

21.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.07%

Male Poverty Rate

22.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is Black, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is White, with 17.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.87%
Bachelors or Greater12.37%
Some College10.06%
High School7.65%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.31%
Female Employed18.73%
Male Employed5.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pearl River Income

Pearl River Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,406$69,711
Families$55,781$73,043
Married Families$71,136-
Non Families$33,261$57,839

Pearl River Marital Status

Pearl River Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl River Married by Age and Sex

Pearl River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pearl River Marital Status by Race

Pearl River Veterans

139

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War34
Korea4
World War II

$Pearl River Veterans by Education

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl River 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

76.37%

Born in Louisiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Pearl River residents were born in the United States, with 76.37% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,688411.55%
20192,647411.57%
20182,606-1-0.04%
20172,607411.60%
20162,566250.98%
20152,541582.34%
20142,483110.44%
20132,472150.61%
20122,457170.70%
20112,440220.91%
20102,4180.00%