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Population in 2012: 26,154 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 

Males: 12,584  (48.1%)
Females: 13,570  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39208.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,377 (it was $37,617 in 2000)
Pearl:

$43,377
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,944

Pearl city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,957 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Pearl:

$113,957
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,045; Detached houses: $126,526; Townhouses or other attached units: $114,971; In 2-unit structures: $39,557; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $963,837; Mobile homes: $44,310

Median gross rent in 2012: $793.

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  • White alone - 18,085 (70.6%)
  • Black alone - 5,406 (21.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1,347 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 411 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 247 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 127 (0.5%)

Races in Pearl detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pearl: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (12.1%), United States (10.2%), English (10.0%), German (7.1%), French (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 272 feet

Land area: 21.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,198 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pearl:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pearl city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

755 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This city:  2.9%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 265 registered sex offenders living in Pearl, Mississippi as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pearl to the number of sex offenders is 99 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $736 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $547 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (6.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (139.6 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (357.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Flowood, MS (1.8 miles ), Richland, MS (2.1 miles ), Brandon, MS (2.5 miles ), Jackson, MS (2.6 miles ), Florence, MS (2.9 miles ), Cleary, MS (2.9 miles ), Robinhood, MS (3.1 miles ), Ridgeland, MS (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 67 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2007: 151 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2008: 107 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2009: 55 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $171,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.27 N, Longitude: 90.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +196 (+0.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,894 (25.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 601

Pearl household income distribution Pearl home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Pearl by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010031021110
per 100,000 0.04.50.00.013.04.30.08.34.14.04.00.0
Rapes 16233825182345207121010
per 100,000 65.9104.2171.4110.078.399.2195.482.828.547.939.739.2
Robberies 2216241010151924710112
per 100,000 90.772.5108.344.043.564.782.599.328.539.943.77.8
Assaults 406757324851381655453521
per 100,000 164.8303.7257.1140.9208.7220.0165.066.2223.6179.4139.082.3
Burglaries 226289317316278258247287275213240172
per 100,000 931.21309.81429.91391.01208.91112.91072.61187.91118.2849.4952.9673.7
Thefts 332381451387507475544489448367414446
per 100,000 1368.01726.82034.31703.62204.72048.92362.32023.91821.71463.41643.71747.0
Auto thefts 1941665110172736848211911
per 100,000 78.3185.8297.7224.5439.2310.6317.0281.4195.283.775.443.1
Arson 022401301500
per 100,000 0.09.19.017.60.04.313.00.04.119.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.5) 250.9367.9447.4328.3368.8352.7429.2327.9263.3229.6229.9179.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pearl detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 81 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Pearl, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,444 (+12.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Pearl-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 300% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Pearl city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearl-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rankin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ty Tabor - Heavy metal guitarist, Tommy Aldridge - Musician, Eric Washington - Basketball player, George Kersh - Middle distance runner, Justin Jenkins (American football) - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Pearl:

  • WISTERIA GARDENS (Nursing Home, 5420 HIGHWAY 80 EAST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Pearl:

  • RIVER OAKS EAST PROGRESSIVE CA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FLOWOOD, MS)
  • WOMAN'S HOSPITAL AT RIVER OAKS (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • FMC LAKELAND HOME (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FLOWOOD, MS)

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Amtrak station near Pearl:

  • 6 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cityofpearl.com

College/University in Pearl:

  • Academy of Hair Design Four (Full-time enrollment: 43; Location: 3167 Hwy 80 E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.academyofhair.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearl:

  • Belhaven University (about 6 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 6 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Jackson State University (about 7 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Mississippi College (about 14 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Hinds Community College (about 19 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 43 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Holmes Community College (about 50 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

Public high schools in Pearl:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pearl:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pearl:

  • PARK PLACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 331; Location: 5701 HWY 80 E; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 119; Location: 2065 MURRAY DR; Grades: PK - 11)
  • GG'S CHRISTIAN KINDERCARE ACADEMY (Students: 94; Location: 107 SWEET HOME CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 2)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Pearl Public Library 3470 Hwy. 80 East Pearl, MS 39208 52,000+ volumes, month circulation - 10,000, public access computers/internet, Preschool Story Time, Adult, Teen, and Children's programs monthly. Dorothy Vance Public Relations Coordinator Central Mississippi Regional LIbrary System Serving public libraries of Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith counties.

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Notable locations in Pearl: Metro Airport Industrial Park (A), Niknar Country Club (B), Rankin Industrial Park (C), Camp Pioneer (D), Pearl Fire Department Station 4 (E), Pearl Municipal Library (F), Pearl Fire Department Station 2 (G), Pearl Fire Department Station 3 (H), Pearl Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Crossgates Plaza Shopping Center (1), Eastgate Village Shopping Center (2), Jones Shopping Center (3), McLaurin Shopping Center (4), Patton Plaza Shopping Center (5), Rankin Square Shopping Center (6), Brights Center Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pearl include: Oak Grove Church (A), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (B), Sunshine Church (C), Sweet Home Church (D), Truitt Church (E), Metropolitan Baptist Church (F), Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (G), Crest Park Church of God (H), Eastside Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Sea Cemetery (1), Flora Hills Cemetery (2), Pearson Cemetery (3), Mount Elam Cemetery (4), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Patterson (A), Spring Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pearl: Bright Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: King Steven (Amusement & Theme Parks; 109 Priester Drive) (1), Space Jump of Jackson Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 109 Priester Drive) (2), Rose Florist Gifts & Accessories (212 North Bierdeman Road) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Stes Jackson Airpt (3051 White Boulevard) (1), Fairfield Inn Jackson Airport (407 Riverwind Drive) (2), Quality Inn & Stes. Jackson Arpt. (360 Gilchrist Drive) (3), Jameson Inn Jackson Airport/Pearl (Sj) (434 Riverwind Dr) (4), Comfort Inn Airport (235 Pearson Road) (5), Hampton Inn Jackson-Pearl-Intl Airport (1234 Phillips Street) (6), Econo Lodge Pearl (232 South Pearson Road) (7), Howard Johnson Express (111 Airport Road South) (8), Country Inns & Suites (3051 White Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Rankin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.15
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pearl and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF PEARL (Population served: 25000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-09-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-05-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pearl that have no violations reported:

  • CENTRAL MISS CORR FACILITY (Population served: 3212, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 41.2% for other race residents, 88.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pearl, MS

57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Pearl in 2000:

  • 37 people in state prisons
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Pearl compared to Mississippi state average:

Pearl, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Pearl (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Pearl Branch, The Day Center Branch, Airpark Branch, Pearl Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Pearl Branch at 3101 Highway 80 East, branch established on 1962/04/16; Pearl Branch at 3006 Highway 80 East, branch established on 1973/07/19. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank of Mississippi: Pearl Branch at 2441 Old Brandon Road, branch established on 2004/05/05. Info updated 2010/04/06: Bank assets: $639.2 mil, Deposits: $566.3 mil, headquarters in Forest, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • PriorityOne Bank: Pearl Branch at 3480 Highway 80 East, branch established on 1973/10/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $511.5 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Magee, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Priorityone Capital Corporation
  • BankPlus: Pearl Branch at 406 Riverwind Drive, branch established on 2006/02/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Pearl Branch at 2917 Highway 80 East, branch established on 1973/11/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • Bank of Yazoo City: Pearl, Mississippi Branch at 5650 Highway 80 East, branch established on 2003/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $200.6 mil, Deposits: $178.6 mil, headquarters in Yazoo City, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Yazoo Capital Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Pearl Branch at 2301 Highway 80 East, branch established on 1974/04/15. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pearl, Mississippi:

  • Comfort Inn - Pearl, 235 Pearson Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 932-6009, Fax: (601) 939-6922
  • Econo Lodge - Pearl, 232 S Pearson Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 932-4226
  • Best Western Airport Inn - Pearl, 257 Pearson Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 936-2060, Fax: (601) 932-1341
  • Ramada LTD Airport - Pearl, 341 Airport Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 933-1122
  • Super 8 Motel, 111 Airport Rd CT, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 718-1860
  • Jax Int Airpt Fairfield By Merriott, 407 Riverwind Dr, Pearl, MS 39708 , Phone: (601) 936-3434
  • Jameson Inn - Jackson Airport/Pearl, MS, 434 Riverwinds Rd, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 932-6030, Fax: (601) 939-6025
  • Quality Inn And Suites Airport, 360 Gilchrist Dr, Pearl, MS 39208 , Phone: (601) 932-4025, Fax: (601) 932-4119
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pearl, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pearl travel time to work - commute


Pearl mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Pearl city (based on Rankin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents68.8%15.8%5.2%1.3%1.2%
Congregations46.4%21.6%1.6%3.2%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.0%1.0%3.3%
Congregations2.4%0.8%2.4%1.6%18.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Rankin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rankin County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Rankin County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rankin County:

12.2%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,330$57,9900$0
Other Government Administration 16$43,217$32,4130$0
Police Protection - Officers 48$180,358$45,0900$0
Police - Other 14$47,134$40,4010$0
Firefighters 52$210,428$48,5600$0
Fire - Other 1$3,524$42,2880$0
Streets and Highways 31$75,297$29,1470$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,490$29,8800$0
Parks and Recreation 22$49,650$27,0820$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$18,062$54,1860$0
Water Supply 25$76,637$36,7860$0
Totals for Government 218$726,127$39,9700$0

Pearl government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $659,000 ($25.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $459,000 ($17.55)
    Regular Highways: $242,000 ($9.25)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $3,066,000 ($117.23)
    Police Protection: $2,022,000 ($77.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,683,000 ($64.35)
    Water Utilities: $1,150,000 ($43.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,054,000 ($40.30)
    Sewerage: $980,000 ($37.47)
    Central Staff Services: $963,000 ($36.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $874,000 ($33.42)
    Financial Administration: $735,000 ($28.10)
    Health Services - Other: $263,000 ($10.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($2.03)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($1.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,541,000 ($58.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $994,000 ($38.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $815,000 ($31.16)
    Fire Protection: $222,000 ($8.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,410,000 ($53.91)

Pearl government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,284,000 ($49.09)
    All Other: $646,000 ($24.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $635,000 ($24.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $472,000 ($18.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $461,000 ($17.63)
    All Other: $55,000 ($2.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,086,000 ($41.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $730,000 ($27.91)
    Interest Earnings: $640,000 ($24.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,507,000 ($57.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,011,000 ($229.83)
    All Other: $81,000 ($3.10)
  • Tax - Property: $3,079,000 ($117.73)
    NEC: $147,000 ($5.62)

Pearl government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $8,735,000 ($333.98)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,907,000 ($608.21)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $984,000 ($37.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $15,671,000 ($599.18)
    Industrial Revenue: $8,735,000 ($333.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,220,000 ($46.65)

Pearl government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $636,000 ($24.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,789,000 ($106.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,861,000 ($338.80)

10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.25%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.06%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hinds County, MS  3.07% ($37,695 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  1.11% ($50,230)
from Simpson County, MS  0.30% ($30,788)


7.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($47 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.02%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hinds County, MS  1.90% ($30,535 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.95% ($54,702)
to Simpson County, MS  0.23% ($32,089)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearl:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearl:

  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pearl:

  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Pearl fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 168 meters (551ft)
Total costs: $13,279,000
Total average daily traffic: 507,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 39,528

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pearl, MS



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED125$127,70166$104,116292$116,17836$39,04181$71,4684$50,618
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$105,3371$305,92024$121,6301$3,0000$01$37,850
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$110,23820$80,72999$107,84316$30,33410$64,1688$36,831
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$108,7202$47,00053$106,9083$88,2534$87,1280$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$85,82017$94,6611$81,9101$180,0001$26,720

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.04 , 0203.01, 0206.00, 0207.01, 0207.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$148,21719$155,9671$136,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$111,7005$133,4960$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$128,8603$114,4630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$209,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$131,7450$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.04 , 0203.01, 0206.00, 0207.01, 0207.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 156
  • Hazardous Condition: 59
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Pearl


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pearl, MS
Businesses in Pearl, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Motel 61
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Budget Car Rental1Quality1
CVS1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Dunkin Donuts1Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sleep Inn1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn3T-Mobile3
Jones New York1Taco Bell2
KFC1U-Haul3
Kroger1UPS5
La Quinta1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Marriott1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
Browse common businesses in Pearl, MS

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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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