Pearl River, New York Population 2020

16,495
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Pearl River is a city located in New York. Pearl River has a 2020 population of 16,495. Pearl River is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,876 in 2010. Pearl River reached it's highest population of 16,495 in 2018.

The average household income in Pearl River is $144,489 with a poverty rate of 4.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,374 per month, and the median house value is $461,300. The median age in Pearl River is 42.1 years, 42.5 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.8 males.

Pearl River Demographics

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

  • White: 88.22%
  • Asian: 5.06%
  • Black or African American: 2.58%
  • Other race: 2.34%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pearl River, New York is 16,495, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,876.

Pearl River, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55288.22%
Asian8345.06%
Black or African American4262.58%
Some Other Race3862.34%
Two or More Races1921.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.64%
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Pearl River Population Pyramid 2020

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Pearl River Median Age

42.1


Total

42.5


Male

41.9


Female

Pearl River Adults

There are 12,761 adults, (3,025 of whom are seniors) in Pearl River.

Pearl River Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River Sex Ratio

Female

8,510

51.59%

Male

7,985

48.41%

Pearl River Households and Families

Pearl River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearl River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All81.4%18.6%
Male78.1%21.9%
Female60%40%
Non Family57.3%42.7%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7352.8681.4
Married3,5033.4194.3
Non Family1,4021.1757.3
Female4653.3460
Male3653.5378.1

3.35

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pearl River Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2542.25%
9th to 12th Grade5865.20%
High School Graduate2,05318.23%
Some College2,19119.45%
Associates Degree8077.16%
Bachelors Degree2,94226.12%
Graduate Degree2,43121.58%
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Pearl River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5528,9164,660
Asian634634461
Hispanic608530180
Black32024413
Other Race196125109
Native American10555
Multiple Races878759

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 asian people with a rate of 72.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,922$89,946$48,537
Less Than High School$34,470$33,235$
High School Grad$47,328$81,667$40,608
Some College$50,885$70,761$39,538
Bachelors Degree$71,445$96,000$53,835
Graduate Degree$95,566$128,409$75,417

$65,922

Average Earnings

$89,946

Average Male

$48,537

Average Female

Pearl River Language

Pearl River Language by Age

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Pearl River Language

86.93% of Pearl River residents speak only English, while 13.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.61% of the population.

Pearl River Poverty

Pearl River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,17334129.07%
White13,8012441.77%
Other38615439.90%
Black4268119.01%

4.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.16%

Male Poverty Rate

4.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is Other, with 39.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River is White, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.21%.

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Name Poverty
High School7.50%
Less Than High School7.38%
Some College3.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.93%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.84%
Female Unemployed13.68%
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed0.45%

Pearl River Income

Pearl River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$115,365$144,489
Families$138,422$165,888
Married Families$153,736-
Non Families$48,707$73,033
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Pearl River Marital Status

Pearl River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

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 55-64.

Pearl River Marital Status by Race

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Pearl River Veterans

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673

Number of Veterans

665

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam273
Korea150
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War56
World War II23
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Age Group Veterans
75+273
65 to 74268
35 to 5468
18 to 3437
55 to 6427
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6605.82%
Hispanic162.47%
Black134.04%

Pearl River Veterans by Education

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1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River Employment Status

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64%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.01%

Born in New York

87.80%

Native Born

12.20%

Foreign Born

4.24%

Non Citizen

7.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.80% of Pearl River residents were born in the United States, with 72.01% having been born in New York. 4.24% 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
202016,4950.00%
201916,4950.00%
201816,4953792.35%
201716,116400.25%
201616,076-307-1.87%
201516,3834823.03%
201415,901610.39%
201315,840-211-1.31%
201216,051250.16%
201116,0261500.94%
201015,8760.00%