Pearl River County, Mississippi Population 2022

Pearl River County, Mississippi's estimated population is 56,171 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pearl River County, Mississippi is the 14th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 55,693 and has seen a growth of 0.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,9570.00%
19006,6973,740126.48%
191010,5933,89658.18%
192015,4684,87546.02%
193019,4053,93725.45%
194019,125-280-1.44%
195020,6411,5167.93%
196022,4111,7708.58%
197027,8025,39124.06%
198033,7955,99321.56%
199038,7144,91914.56%
201055,69316,97943.86%
201155,441-252-0.45%
201254,999-442-0.80%
201354,833-166-0.30%
201455,1212880.53%
201554,944-177-0.32%
201655,037930.17%
201755,2552180.40%
201855,323680.12%
201955,5352120.38%
202055,7472120.38%
202155,9592120.38%
202256,1712120.38%
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Pearl River County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46,15583.14%
Black or African American7,10212.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native3970.72%
Asian1840.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
Some Other Race2950.53%
Two or More Races1,3782.48%
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Pearl River County, Mississippi Population by Race

Pearl River County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Median Age

41.7


Total

40


Male

43.1


Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Adults

There are 43,079 adults, (10,483 of whom are seniors) in Pearl River County, Mississippi.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl River County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

28,103

50.63%

Male

27,409

49.37%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Population by Age

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

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
Male80.1%19.9%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female55.6%44.4%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl River County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,3212.5478.9
Married11,9813.0988.3
Male9052.7380.1
Female2,8522.9955.6
Non Family5,5831.0970.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5233.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,5829.36%
High School Graduate12,21631.93%
Some College10,54927.57%
Associates Degree4,78412.51%
Bachelors Degree3,7939.91%
Graduate Degree1,8094.73%
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Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian17114867
Other Race693413
White31,88227,6955,103
Black4,4603,740339
Hispanic93883659
2+ Races84480521
Native American48
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.18%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,988$48,532$24,964
Less Than 9th Grade$20,230$52,922$8,774
High School Graduate$31,827$40,376$23,179
Some College$35,809$55,703$24,269
Bachelors Degree$49,101$53,611$41,744
Graduate Degree$54,250$62,171$47,188

$36,988

Average Earnings

$48,532

Average Male

$24,964

Average Female

Pearl River County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

97.69% of Pearl River County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Language

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1846736.41%
Multiple1,37142030.63%
Black6,7151,93328.79%
White43,9575,29312.04%
Other64NaN%
Hispanic1,78319811.10%

14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

16.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi is Asian, with 36.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl River County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 11.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.85%
High School15.12%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.68%
Male Unemployed46.86%
Female Employed8.99%
Female Unemployed23.16%

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

Pearl River County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,538$65,406
Families$63,454$74,323
Married Families$73,822-
Non Families$22,376$34,298
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Income by Household Type

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Marital Status

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3,926

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War880
First Gulf War942
Vietnam1,636
Korea260
World War II128

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34367
35 to 54923
55 to 64687
65 to 741,176
75+773

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5969.88%
Black2304.41%
2+ Races10010.22%
Hispanic131.06%

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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10.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Pearl River County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Pearl River County, Mississippi 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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42.55%

Born in Pearl River County, Mississippi

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Pearl River County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 42.55% having been born in Mississippi. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pearl River County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  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

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