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Pearl River County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 55,073 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 48,621 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,327
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,874
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,426
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,615 (it was 3,652 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 811 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pearl River County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Retail trade (15.8%), Public administration (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pearl River County, MS (2017)
    • 44,68591.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,23214.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6063.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9001.9%Two or more races
    • 1710.4%Asian alone
    • 1270.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.8 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 27,238  (49.5%)
Females: 27,835  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Pearl River County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,678 ($30,912 in 1999)
This county:

$44,678
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $557 (lower quartile is $448, upper quartile is $663)
This county:

$557
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,418 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Pearl River:

$130,418
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,559 - $205,368
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,123
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Institutionalized population: 522

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 311
  • Thefts: 395
  • Auto thefts: 65
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 270 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 1998: 170 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1999: 371 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2000: 330 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2001: 308 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2002: 371 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2003: 380 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2004: 386 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 380 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2006: 533 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2007: 368 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2008: 259 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2009: 168 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2010: 163 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2011: 133 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2012: 142 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2013: 159 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2014: 169 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2015: 178 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2016: 202 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2017: 236 buildings, average cost: $118,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Pearl River, MS residents
Average permit cost in Pearl River, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,116 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $840 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Pearl River, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pearl River, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pearl River, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
Pearl River County:

18.0%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 19.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.8 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 31.0 years old, American Indian residents: 58.7 years old, Asian residents: 55.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pearl River County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $480 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.

Cities in this county include: Picayune, Nicholson, Poplarville, Hide-A-Way Lake.

Pearl River County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lakes: Miller Creek (A), Old River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Creek (A), Munroe Creek (B), Bayou Beth (C), West Fork Pushepatapa Creek (D), Thomas Creek (E), Indian Creek (F), East Fork Pushepatapa Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana , Forrest County , Jackson County, Florida , Cook County, Georgia , Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana , Robertson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in Pearl River, MS
County total employment by year in Pearl River, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Pearl River, MS

Current college students: 2,015
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 881 (53.3% naturalized citizens)

Pearl River County:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1262000 to 2009
  • 1381990 to 1999
  • 1511980 to 1989
  • 1221970 to 1979
  • 145Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.8%

Pearl River County marital status for males Pearl River County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,811
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 828
  • 3 or 4: 497
  • 5 to 9: 402
  • 10 to 19: 231
  • 20 to 49: 124
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 5,124
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 130

Housing units in Pearl River County with a mortgage: 6,979 (213 second mortgage, 214 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,871

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pearl River County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,65563
Catholic4,0792
Other2,2605
Mainline Protestant1,91810
Black Protestant1,1106
None19,812-
Pearl River County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Pearl River County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Pearl River County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pearl River County:

11.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pearl River County:

30.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Pearl River County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,304
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $273.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.60%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,543
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,858
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.96%
Corn for grain: 613 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 90 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 93 harvested acres
Vegetables: 54 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,625 acres

Tornado activity:

Pearl River County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 13517442.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/13/1969, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pearl River County-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 203.1 miles away from Pearl River County 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 141.3 miles away from the county 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 358.0 miles away from the county 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 231.4 miles away from the county 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 166.0 miles away from Pearl River County 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 189.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3213: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3213, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Allison, Incident Period: June 06, 2001 to June 13, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1382: June 21, 2001, FEMA Id: 1382, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pearl River County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pearl River

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,375 (85.7%)
  • Carpooled: 889 (7.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 205 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 261 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 400 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Honduras (17%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Korea (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pearl River County


  • American (28%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Pearl River County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 325 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 289 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Pearl River County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 557 people in college/university student housing
  • 313 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 209 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,859.

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.14% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($13,227 average AGI)
3.96% relocated from other states ($29,163 average AGI)
Pearl River County:

3.96%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.29% ($43,288 average AGI)
from Hancock County, MS  0.60% ($40,596)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.35% ($55,754)
from Harrison County, MS  0.31% ($37,759)
from Lamar County, MS  0.25% ($40,930)
from Forrest County, MS  0.25% ($29,349)
from Washington Parish, LA  0.20% ($37,286)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.21% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($14,415 average AGI)
3.57% relocated to other states ($25,630 average AGI)
Pearl River County:

3.57%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.93% ($29,906 average AGI)
to Hancock County, MS  0.75% ($42,163)
to Harrison County, MS  0.38% ($39,364)
to Forrest County, MS  0.24% ($27,073)
to Lamar County, MS  0.23% ($36,256)
to Jefferson Parish, LA  0.21% ($40,722)
to Orleans Parish, LA  0.15% ($43,769)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Pearl River County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pearl River County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pearl River County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pearl River County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,224 (7,713 aged, 2,511 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,294 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pearl River County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (725)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (698)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (488)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (405)
  • Congestive heart failure (342)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (267)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (213)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (178)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (173)
  • Unspecified dementia (172)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.86
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,363
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 407
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,448

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,257
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 951

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 111.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.5
  • Other - 36.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,073
  • In family households: 45,988 (6,625 male householders, 7,113 female householders)
    10,526 spouses, 15,956 children (14,846 natural, 678 adopted, 459 stepchildren), 2,435 grandchildren, 494 brothers or sisters, 652 parents, 839 other relatives, 1,346 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,459 (2,943 male householders (2,558 living alone)), 3,639 female householders (3,304 living alone)), 873 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,555

Size of family households: 6,388 2-persons, 3,039 3-persons, 2,554 4-persons, 1,137 5-persons, 434 6-persons, 180 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,862 1-person, 686 2-persons, 43 3-persons.

7,208 married couples with children.
3,225 single-parent households (567 men, 2,658 women).

98.1% of residents of Pearl River speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,062,000 ($5,229 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,134,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $140,566,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $72,892,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,048,000
Federal grants: $36,196,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,402,000 ($7,027,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,957,000 ($3,736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,486,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,199,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,198,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,511
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,521
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,048
Here +58 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pearl River County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.83 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • 5702014 or later
  • 8852010 to 2013
  • 6,2132000 to 2009
  • 5,6611990 to 1999
  • 3,4421980 to 1989
  • 3,6831970 to 1979
  • 2,1041960 to 1969
  • 1,0521950 to 1959
  • 5011940 to 1949
  • 9121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • 1771 room
  • 1832 rooms
  • 3703 rooms
  • 1,3834 rooms
  • 3,3525 rooms
  • 3,2296 rooms
  • 3,6017 rooms
  • 1,9238 rooms
  • 1,6039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • 991 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 6763 rooms
  • 1,1034 rooms
  • 1,3845 rooms
  • 7006 rooms
  • 3387 rooms
  • 1318 rooms
  • 1369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • 156no bedroom
  • 5441 bedroom
  • 2,3762 bedrooms
  • 9,1113 bedrooms
  • 3,0354 bedrooms
  • 5405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pearl River County, Mississippi
  • 100no bedroom
  • 6921 bedroom
  • 1,4182 bedrooms
  • 2,1983 bedrooms
  • 1404 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pearl River County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pearl River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pearl River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 602no vehicle
  • 3,9121 vehicle
  • 6,6812 vehicles
  • 3,0003 vehicles
  • 1,0404 vehicles
  • 4935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pearl River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pearl River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 466no vehicle
  • 2,3541 vehicle
  • 1,3892 vehicles
  • 3133 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles

86.9% of Pearl River County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Mississippi.

Pearl River County:

86.9%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 24,436
  • Other state: 29,127
  • Northeast: 1,257
  • Midwest: 3,037
  • South: 23,836
  • West: 1,187
Year householders moved into unit in Pearl River County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pearl River County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.3%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 686
Here:

11.9%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 229
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 313
Here:

11.4%
Mississippi:

12.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pearl River County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,824,000
    Other: $2,380,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $21,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,358,000
    Police Protection: $3,072,000
    Regular Highways: $3,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,902,000
    General - Other: $2,878,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,736,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    Health - Other: $1,166,000
    General Public Buildings: $788,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $385,000
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $286,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,558,000
    Other - Health - Other: $254,000
    Other - Libraries: $191,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $175,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,282,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,381,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,207,000
    Sale of Property: $382,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,624,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,767,000
    Highways: $1,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $931,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $948,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,793,000

Pearl River County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,824,000
    Other: $2,380,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $21,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,358,000
    Police Protection: $3,072,000
    Regular Highways: $3,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,902,000
    General - Other: $2,878,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,736,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    Health - Other: $1,166,000
    General Public Buildings: $788,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $385,000
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $286,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,558,000
    Other - Health - Other: $254,000
    Other - Libraries: $191,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $175,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,282,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,381,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,207,000
    Sale of Property: $382,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,624,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,767,000
    Highways: $1,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $931,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $948,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,793,000

Pearl River County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,824,000
    Other: $2,380,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $21,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,358,000
    Police Protection: $3,072,000
    Regular Highways: $3,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,902,000
    General - Other: $2,878,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,736,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    Health - Other: $1,166,000
    General Public Buildings: $788,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $385,000
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $286,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,558,000
    Other - Health - Other: $254,000
    Other - Libraries: $191,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $175,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,282,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,381,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,207,000
    Sale of Property: $382,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,624,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,767,000
    Highways: $1,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $931,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $948,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,793,000

Pearl River County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $22,824,000
    Other: $2,380,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,289,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $21,640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,358,000
    Police Protection: $3,072,000
    Regular Highways: $3,004,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,902,000
    General - Other: $2,878,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,736,000
    Financial Administration: $1,865,000
    Health - Other: $1,166,000
    General Public Buildings: $788,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $385,000
    Local Fire Protection: $357,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $286,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,558,000
    Other - Health - Other: $254,000
    Other - Libraries: $191,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $41,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $175,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,282,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,040,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,242,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,381,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,207,000
    Sale of Property: $382,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,624,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $805,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,767,000
    Highways: $1,117,000
    Health and Hospitals: $931,000
    Other: $402,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $948,000
    Other License: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,793,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,827
  • Number of aged recipients: 169
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,658
  • Number of recipients under 18: 295
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,161
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 371
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 697
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 780
Most common first names in Pearl River County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James26068.9 years
John21771.7 years
Mary20777.2 years
William17471.1 years
Robert15769.0 years
Charles10970.5 years
Willie9472.1 years
George8673.7 years
Henry7372.9 years
Joseph7370.3 years
Most common last names in Pearl River County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38373.9 years
Mitchell17575.1 years
Lee17573.9 years
Davis13373.1 years
Stockstill11373.5 years
Seal10677.2 years
Jones9471.9 years
Williams9274.1 years
Ladner8772.8 years
Wheat8073.1 years
Businesses in Pearl River County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Curves1Popeyes1
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway5
GameStop1U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS1
Hardee's2Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1