Pearl River, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 2,612 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.0%
Males: 1,193  (45.7%)
Females: 1,419  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70452.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,046 (it was $31,296 in 2000)
Pearl River:

$54,046
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,604 (it was $15,542 in 2000)

Pearl River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,636 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Pearl River:

$159,636
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $253,212; detached houses: $264,451; townhouses or other attached units: $211,659; in 2-unit structures: $146,254; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,814; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,555; mobile homes: $85,152; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $560,940

Median gross rent in 2017: $951.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pearl River: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.2% for Black residents, 54.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Pearl River, LA (2010)
    • 2,27590.8%White alone
    • 843.4%Hispanic
    • 722.9%Black alone
    • 411.6%Two or more races
    • 190.8%American Indian alone
    • 100.4%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Pearl River, Louisiana as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pearl River is 66 to 1.


Crime rates in Pearl River by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.1)
1
(44.8)
2
(88.7)
3
(118.6)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.0)
1
(40.2)
1
(39.2)
2
(77.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(103.3)
2
(92.2)
2
(90.1)
1
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(77.9)
2
(78.1)
4
(161.0)
2
(78.3)
1
(38.8)
1
(37.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(929.3)
19
(875.6)
17
(765.8)
16
(717.5)
9
(398.9)
17
(672.2)
10
(391.7)
13
(506.4)
12
(468.4)
18
(724.3)
21
(822.6)
13
(504.9)
25
(946.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(671.1)
14
(645.2)
25
(1,126)
21
(941.7)
17
(753.5)
12
(474.5)
18
(705.1)
14
(545.4)
19
(741.6)
14
(563.4)
17
(665.9)
6
(233.0)
10
(378.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(5,989)
88
(4,055)
82
(3,694)
80
(3,587)
66
(2,926)
63
(2,491)
54
(2,115)
54
(2,104)
57
(2,225)
47
(1,891)
64
(2,507)
40
(1,553)
48
(1,817)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(413.0)
4
(184.3)
6
(270.3)
4
(179.4)
5
(221.6)
3
(118.6)
8
(313.4)
4
(155.8)
11
(429.4)
5
(201.2)
2
(78.3)
6
(233.0)
6
(227.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)536.4424.9500.5416.6338.2474.5268.7259.4323.6356.5372.5271.8318.1

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City-data.com crime index in Pearl River, LA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.17
Louisiana average:

3.01
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Ancestries: American (39.9%), French (11.1%), German (6.7%), French Canadian (4.6%), Italian (2.9%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/24/1906

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 2.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,048 people per square mile   (low).

Pearl River, Louisiana map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,333 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (33.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (339.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Slidell, LA (2.6 miles ),
Nicholson, MS (2.8 miles ),
Eden Isle, LA (3.3 miles ),
Lacombe, LA (3.4 miles ),
Picayune, MS (3.4 miles ),
Pearlington, MS (3.5 miles ),
Hide-A-Way Lake, MS (4.0 miles ),
Abita Springs, LA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 30.37 N, Longitude: 89.75 W

Area code: 985

Distribution of median household income in Pearl River, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pearl River, LA in 2017
Pearl River satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $614,600
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,600
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $311,700
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Pearl River, LA residents
Average permit cost in Pearl River, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +327 (+21.6%).
Most common industries in Pearl River, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Pearl River, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.4%)

Average climate in Pearl River, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pearl River, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.83
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Pearl River-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Pearl River town center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.8 miles away from the town center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearl River-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from Pearl River center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 342.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Pearl River center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from Pearl River center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from Pearl River center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in St. Tammany Parish (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pearl River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pearl River:

  • POTTER'S CLAY COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • FMCNA - SLIDELL (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • GREENBRIAR COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • GREENBRIAR NURSING AND CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • ST PETER THE FISHERMAN COMMUNI (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • DAVITA - SLIDELL KIDNEY CARE (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • CYPRESS POINTE HOSPITAL EAST Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)

Amtrak stations near Pearl River:

  • 7 miles: SLIDELL (1827 FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: PICAYUNE (U.S. 11 & TATE ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearl River:

  • University of New Orleans (about 31 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 35 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 36 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 38 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 44 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Public high school in Pearl River:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pearl River:

See full list of schools located in Pearl River

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Pearl River Junior High is now closed. Creekside Junior High now serves the community. It opened in 2002.
  • Pearl River Junior High is now closed. Creekside Junior High now serves the community. It opened in 2002.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pearl River: Pearl River Municipal Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Saint Tammany Parish Library Pearl River Branch (B), Pearl River Police Department (C), Saint Tammany Parish Fire District 11 Station 112 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pearl River include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Jesus Name Apostolic Church (B), First Baptist Church of Pearl River (C), Church of the Nazarene (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pearl River Cemetery (1), Porters Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pump Slough (A), Brockham Bayou (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: St Tammany Games & Amusement CO Inc (38032 Pine Street Extension).

St. Tammany Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

HIDE-A-WAY LAKE WATER SYSTEM (Serves MS, Population served: 2,595, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 178 regular monitoring violations
HOMELAND HEIGHTS (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from FEB-19-2009 to FEB-16-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-28-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-12-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-27-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from JAN-10-2012 to OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from FEB-19-2009 to FEB-16-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-28-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (6 times from AUG-12-2011 to OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from FEB-19-2009 to FEB-16-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-28-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from AUG-12-2011 to AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from FEB-19-2009 to FEB-16-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-28-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from AUG-12-2011 to AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (3 times from AUG-13-2012 to MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from APR-12-2012 to MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from APR-12-2012 to MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from APR-12-2012 to MAR-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012), St Site Visit (enforcement) (5 times from APR-12-2012 to MAR-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE TRAVEL CENTER (Address: 65583 PUMP SLOUGH ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-26-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BEVERLY HEIGHTS MANOR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
SLIDELL SEAFOOD (Address: 213 JOSHUA LOOP , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • REFUEL ON THE GO WITH JOE (Address: 132 SETTER LANE , Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MANGANOS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

Banks with branches in Pearl River (2011 data):

  • First NBC Bank: Pearl River Highway 41 Branch at 64410 Highway 41, branch established on 2006/11/15. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $2,218.7 mil, Deposits: $1,904.1 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: First Nbc Bank Holding Company
  • Capital One, National Association: Pearl River Branch at 64457 Highway 3081, branch established on 1966/06/21. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Pearl River:

Marital status in Pearl River, LA
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Pearl River:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pearl River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pearl River, LA (based on St. Tammany Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,14916
Evangelical Protestant42,583129
Mainline Protestant16,79825
Black Protestant2,76217
Other2,43014
None116,018-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
St. Tammany Parish:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
St. Tammany Parish:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
St. Tammany Parish:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
This county:

8.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Tammany Parish:

26.0%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Tammany Parish:

8.8%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pearl River:

46.0%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pearl River:

9.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pearl River:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pearl River:

36.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Pearl River:

55.8%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Pearl River:

78.0%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pearl River, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$33,533$26,8264$1,253
Other Government Administration 9$15,733$20,9770$0
Streets and Highways 6$14,756$29,5120$0
Sewerage 3$8,222$32,8880$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,768$33,2160$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,284
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 34$75,012$26,4755$2,537

Pearl River government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($16.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $790,000 ($302.45)
    Regular Highways: $524,000 ($200.61)
    Central Staff Services: $312,000 ($119.45)
    Sewerage: $243,000 ($93.03)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($79.63)
    Water Utilities: $108,000 ($41.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($16.85)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($6.13)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($3.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($4.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $17,000 ($6.51)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($3.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $962,000 ($368.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.91)

Pearl River government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $307,000 ($117.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $330,000 ($126.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($7.66)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($52.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $149,000 ($57.04)
    Other: $72,000 ($27.57)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($7.66)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,122,000 ($429.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $164,000 ($62.79)
    Property: $126,000 ($48.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $120,000 ($45.94)
    Other License: $119,000 ($45.56)

Pearl River government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $422,000 ($161.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($114.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($46.71)

Pearl River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,028,000 ($393.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $309,000 ($118.30)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($600 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson Parish, LA  1.11% ($61,399 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.82% ($60,820)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.42% ($51,448)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,275 average AGI)
St. Tammany Parish:

0.30%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.56% ($73,503 average AGI)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.54% ($46,621)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.54% ($46,358)
Businesses in Pearl River, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Rooms To Go1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Microtel1Waffle House1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearl River:

  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WSLA (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: MAPA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearl River:

  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WGON-LP (103.7 FM; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: CRISIS PREGNANCY HELP CENTER OF SLIDELL, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pearl River:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • Pearl River, Louisiana
  • Fatal accident count42
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents63
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:17
  • Fatalities48
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents108
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents5
  • Louisiana average
  • Fatal accident count21515
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31847
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons7529
  • Fatalities24052
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54806
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2886
See more detailed statistics of Pearl River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 873ft / 266mTotal length
  • $1,111,000Total costs
  • 282,890Total average daily traffic
  • 30,764Total average daily truck traffic
  • 184,964Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pearl River, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 91980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pearl River, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pearl River)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • DISPATCH, Disp Base At Microwave Tower Near Rr Mp No 160.2, Int I 59 And La 41 Spur (Lat: 30.376528 Lon: -89.741750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KFF792, Licensee ID: L00310366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.245 MHz, 160.950 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2004, Expiration Date: 06/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2014, Registrant: Alabama Great Southern Railway Co, 1200 Peachtree, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • MOBILES L5, Lat: 30.349722 Lon: -89.754722, Call Sign: WQFS261, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.535 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2016, Expiration Date: 09/20/2026, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Loc 6 Mobiles, Lat: 30.359639 Lon: -89.750583, Call Sign: WQZF978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2017, Expiration Date: 05/05/2027, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • TXI NL33136, Atlas Road, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (Lat: 30.444917 Lon: -89.704083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WPXK377, Licensee ID: L00152704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11663.1 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2003, Expiration Date: 04/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2006, Certifier: Toni A Defreece, Registrant: Sprint Spectrum L.P., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142
  • NL33XC136, Atlas Road, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Nl33xc136 (Lat: 30.444917 Lon: -89.704083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WPXK379,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10552.5 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Toni A Defreece, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • TXI NL33136, Atlas Road, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (Lat: 30.444917 Lon: -89.704083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WPYD257, Licensee ID: L00152704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11626.2 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 07/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2006, Certifier: Toni A Defreece, Registrant: Sprint Spectrum L.P., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142
  • EAST HWY 36, 36426 Hwy 36 (#304914) (Lat: 30.413889 Lon: -89.791278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQQX558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • PEARL RIVER, 67835 Hwy 41 Nl33xc004 (Lat: 30.412444 Lon: -89.782250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQWK251, Licensee ID: L00305287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2015, Expiration Date: 09/18/2025, Certifier: Robert Seal, Registrant: St Tammany Parish Sheriffs Office, 2070 N Collins Blvd Bldg 3, Covington, LA 70433, Phone: (985) 276-1385, Fax: (985) 276-1388, Email:
  • PEARLA, E Of Pearl River Depot (Lat: 30.376528 Lon: -89.741750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KQZ68,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6695.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Chris Kennedy Rd (Lat: 30.370194 Lon: -89.790611), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WNU,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.33640 MHz, 6.43140 MHz, 3.18350 MHz, 3.20250 MHz, 3.20550 MHz, 4.33340 MHz, 4.33940 MHz, 4.84500 MHz, 4.84800 MHz, 5.06150 MHz... (+132 more), Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 08/19/2023, Certifier: Edward Bayuk, Registrant: Wexford Capital LP, 411 W Putnam Ave. Suite 125, Greenwich, CT 06830, Phone: (203) 862-7012, Fax: (202) 326-7999, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pearl River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pearl River)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 92. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 177 took place in 2011, and the least - 50 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pearl River, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (65.8%), and Structure Fires (18.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pearl River, LA
    • 1,02865.8%Outside Fires
    • 29618.9%Structure Fires
    • 21113.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 281.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pearl River, LA
Most common first names in Pearl River, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7371.5 years
James5669.0 years
Mary5076.3 years
William4472.7 years
Robert4064.4 years
Charles3869.0 years
George3672.7 years
Joseph3072.6 years
Willie1972.2 years
Helen1977.7 years
Most common last names in Pearl River, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crawford5673.4 years
Smith5471.7 years
Singletary5472.1 years
Craddock3072.7 years
Polk2667.3 years
Williams2662.4 years
Bennett2370.3 years
Kennedy2376.2 years
Penton1866.8 years
Davis1773.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pearl River, LA
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 48.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pearl River, LA
  • 82.4%Electricity
  • 17.6%Utility gas


Pearl River compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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