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Pearl, MS Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Pearl is 26,105, which is 18.87% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Pearl population density is 1,100.34 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Pearl is white, which represent 73.33% of the total population. The average Pearl education level is higher than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,105. #11

Population Growth Since 2000, #93

Pearl, MS

Population Density, #55

Pearl, MS
1,100.34 per square mile
61.62 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,144 (73.33%, #116)
Black:5,967 (22.86%, #240)
Hispanic:1,530 (5.86%, #43)
Asian:350 (1.34%, #57)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):22 (0.08%, #93)
One Race, Other:447 (1.71%, see rank)
Two or More Races:175 (0.67%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:715 (46.73%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:35 (2.29%, see rank)
Cuban:21 (1.37%, see rank)
Central American:421 (27.52%, see rank)
South American:277 (18.10%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:54 (15.43%, see rank)
Chinese:27 (7.71%, see rank)
Filipino:11 (3.14%, see rank)
Japanese:78 (22.29%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:21 (6.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:159 (45.43%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

21,416 (82.04%) out of the total population of 26,105 reported first ancestry.

 Pearl, MS% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab2110.81%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish50.02%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch2140.82%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English2,4439.36%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French9983.82%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German1,9877.61%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek370.14%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian40.02%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish3,10511.89%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian4491.72%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian260.10%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish1530.59%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian150.06%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5982.29%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish3721.43%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African330.13%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish250.10%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss170.07%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American2,84110.88%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh1650.63%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,198 (46.73%, see rank)
Females: 13,907 (53.27%, see rank)

Pearl, MS
Male: 46.73%
Female: 53.27%
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Pearl, MS
33.50 years old
36.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Pearl, MS
32.00 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Pearl, MS
35.10 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Pearl, MS% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years1,6856.45%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,5936.10%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0127.71%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,7456.68%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,4019.20%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,29216.44%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,35812.86%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,40113.03%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,4029.20%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,9617.51%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 1,0864.16%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over1690.65%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Pearl, MSMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population16,669, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School1,873, 11.24%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate5,244, 31.46%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,375, 38.24%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,157, 12.94%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,020, 6.12%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.26, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Pearl, MS MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten73473.84%26.16%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,84387.23%, see rank12.77%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,29690.20%, see rank9.80%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College1,47685.70%, see rank14.30%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School15859.49%, see rank40.51%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Pearl, MSMississippiU.S.
Total Households10,179, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.50, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households2,583, 25.38%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,596, 74.62%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,070, 69.46%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.05, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family4,453, 43.75%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,109, 30.54%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Pearl, MS%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,815see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over9,710100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married3,75838.70%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married4,84749.92%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed1411.45%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced9649.93%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over11,105100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married3,31629.86%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married4,89944.12%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed1,0459.41%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced1,84516.61%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Pearl, MS%MississippiU.S.
Native25,12396.24%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence19,17473.45%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State5,78122.15%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1680.64%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born9823.76%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4511.73%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship5312.03%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia3801.46%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America5642.16%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America380.15%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Pearl, MS%MississippiU.S.
English9,37492.09%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish5555.45%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1161.14%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages820.81%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other520.51%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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