Pearlington, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 1,332.
Population change since 2000: -20.9%
Males: 533  (40.1%)
Females: 799  (59.9%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39572.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,382 (it was $31,224 in 2000)
Pearlington:

$43,382
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,477 (it was $14,040 in 2000)

Pearlington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,037 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Pearlington:

$104,037
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,515; detached houses: $203,250; mobile homes: $74,231

Median gross rent in 2017: $688.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pearlington: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pearlington, MS (2010)
    • 95871.9%White alone
    • 30823.1%Black alone
    • 332.5%Two or more races
    • 181.4%Hispanic
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Other race alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pearlington, Mississippi as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pearlington is 1,349 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (14.1%), Italian (9.0%), French (6.9%), German (4.4%), Irish (1.8%), French Canadian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 9.11 square miles.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (very low).

Pearlington, Mississippi map

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Mississippi:

1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $515 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $599 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Orleans, LA (33.3 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (347.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Slidell, LA (3.2 miles ),
Eden Isle, LA (3.4 miles ),
Pearl River, LA (3.5 miles ),
Shoreline Park, MS (3.6 miles ),
Waveland, MS (3.7 miles ),
Kiln, MS (3.9 miles ),
Bay St. Louis, MS (4.0 miles ),
Nicholson, MS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 30.25 N, Longitude: 89.60 W

Area code: 228

Distribution of median household income in Pearlington, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pearlington, MS in 2017
Pearlington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Pearlington, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.4%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Pearlington, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)

Average climate in Pearlington, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 2.6 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 2.6 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 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.38
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Pearlington-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Pearlington place center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearlington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi 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 171.5 miles away from the city 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 330.7 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 151.3 miles away from Pearlington 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 157.5 miles away from Pearlington 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 258.2 miles away from Pearlington 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 193.0 miles away from Pearlington 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 Hancock County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pearlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pearlington:

  • LOUISIANA HOMECARE OF SLIDELL,LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • DAVITA - SOUTHEAST- NORTHSHORE KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • NORTHSHORE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHSHORE, LLC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF SLIDELL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • NORTHSHORE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER TCU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)
  • CAMELLIA HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SLIDELL, LA)

Amtrak stations near Pearlington:

  • 11 miles: SLIDELL (1827 FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: BAY ST. LOUIS (303 S. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 20 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 Pearlington:

  • University of New Orleans (about 32 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 36 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • 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)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 42 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 46 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Pearlington:

See full list of schools located in Pearlington

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Pearlington had been hit very hard by hurricane Katrina and still needs help. They do have National Guard, Army and Army Corp of Engineers there but no Red Cross etc. A grassroots charity did bring in a vet and two truckloads of needed supplies, but no where near enough. added by CT

Points of interest:

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Notable location: West Hancock Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pearlington include: Holmes Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Greater Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), New Hope Baptist Church (C), First Southern Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hancock County - Welcome Center (I 10 & Highway 607).

Hotel: Hancock County Tourism Bureau Concierge Desk (9000 Highway 607).

Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.7%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Pearlington:

Marital status in Pearlington, MS
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Pearlington:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pearlington, MS (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,3926
Evangelical Protestant5,18230
Mainline Protestant1,90412
Other6112
Black Protestant2132
None30,627-
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: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hancock County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
Mississippi:

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

13.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pearlington:

55.8%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.3%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pearlington:

6.9
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Pearlington:

61.4%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Pearlington:

81.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pearlington, MS Residents

8.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Harrison County, MS  1.93% ($34,077 average AGI)
from Pearl River County, MS  0.87% ($42,163)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.85% ($45,341)


8.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Harrison County, MS  2.50% ($41,946 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.86% ($40,772)
to Pearl River County, MS  0.71% ($40,596)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearlington:

  • 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)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLA (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: MAPA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearlington:

  • 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.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pearlington:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • 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.)

Pearlington fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2016 10:48 PM, Us-90, Lat: 30.240775, Lon: -89.608033, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1979 12:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.7mTotal length
  • $208,000Total costs
  • 70,286Total average daily traffic
  • 12,324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 77,879Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pearlington, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pearlington, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pearlington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pearlington, MS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NASA, 0.4 Km South Of Intersection Of I-10 & Hwy. 607 (Lat: 30.310556 Lon: -89.591667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQFT962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2016, Expiration Date: 10/03/2026, Certifier: Victor H Meena, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • PEARLINGTON, 16160 Highway 90 (Lat: 30.246194 Lon: -89.602222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.6 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQQW588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023, 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:
  • NL03ME161, 0.4 Km South Of Intersection Of I-10 & Hwy. 607 (Lat: 30.310556 Lon: -89.591667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WRCL406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 10/30/2028, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5HVS, Grant Date: 11/29/1988, Expiration Date: 11/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2000, Registrant: Sean T Zeringue, Pearlington, MS 39572
  • Call Sign: N5DQE, Grant Date: 05/01/1996, Expiration Date: 05/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2008, Registrant: William A Austill, Pearlington, MS 39572
  • Call Sign: N5LCF, Previous Call Sign: KB5CLF, Grant Date: 03/27/1990, Expiration Date: 03/27/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2002, Registrant: Patsy L Cross, Pearlington, MS 39572
  • Call Sign: WB5UXC, Licensee ID: L00131578, Grant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 06/12/2026, Registrant: Fred J Hoth, 16006 Lau Street, Pearlington, MS 39572
  • Call Sign: KD5SOT, Licensee ID: L00518444, Grant Date: 05/16/2002, Expiration Date: 05/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2014, Certifier: Benjamin M Dean, Registrant: Benjamin M Dean, Pearlington, MS 39572

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$61,2501$93,9701$25,2501$75,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$81,6100$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$40,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2004 2003 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pearlington, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pearlington, MS - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Pearlington, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pearlington, MS
    • 20357.3%Outside Fires
    • 8122.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3710.5%Structure Fires
    • 339.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pearlington, MS
Most common first names in Pearlington, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1277.0 years
James1071.9 years
John967.7 years
Charles757.3 years
Joseph769.7 years
Thomas773.7 years
George675.5 years
Albert677.3 years
Frank669.7 years
Elizabeth682.7 years
Most common last names in Pearlington, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burton969.5 years
Acker775.8 years
Smith779.2 years
Bennett666.3 years
Mcarthur679.1 years
Mitchell668.0 years
Giveans574.0 years
Keys573.8 years
Carver572.2 years
Oliver578.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pearlington, MS
  • 81.2%Electricity
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pearlington, MS
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas


Pearlington compared to Mississippi state average:

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

Pearlington on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Francis Bosarge (4)
  • John Francis Bosarge, Jr. (2)
  • Margaret Yoklavich (1)
  • Robert Merrick Van Aller (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.