What is the current population of Pearl?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Pearl is 26,510. Pearl, Mississippi is the 1,441st largest city in the US.

Pearl Geography [top]

What county is Pearl, Mississippi in?

Pearl is located entirely in Rankin County.

What is the size of Pearl, Mississippi in square miles?

Pearl has an area of 23.6 square miles.

Pearl Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Pearl?

The current population of Pearl (26,510) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Pearl growing?

Pearl has grown 16.5% since the 2000. Pearl, Mississippi's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Pearl, Mississippi?

Pearl has a population density of 1,063.2 people per square mile.

Pearl Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Pearl, Mississippi?

The total voting age population of Pearl, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,563. The voting age population is 44.0% male and 56.0% female.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of Pearl are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Pearl, Mississippi?

The racial demographics of Pearl are 69.1% White, 26.4% Black, 1.9% Two or more races, 1.7% Other, 0.7% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 3.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi residents are below the poverty line?

In Pearl, 10.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.2%. On a per-household basis, 7.3% of families are below the poverty line in Pearl.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 66.1% of Pearl residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Pearl, Mississippi residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.8% of Pearl residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.1% have a bachelor's degree and 6.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Pearl residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.

Pearl Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Pearl, Mississippi?

The unemployment rate in Pearl is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi residents work for the government?

In Pearl, 19.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Pearl, Mississippi?

The median household income in Pearl is $49,944.

Pearl Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Pearl, Mississippi?

In Pearl, 62.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Pearl, Mississippi?

Renters occupy 37.9% of housing units in Pearl.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Pearl, 0.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Pearl, Mississippi housing units were built after 2000?

In Pearl, 15.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Pearl, Mississippi?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pearl is $881.

What percentage of households in Pearl, Mississippi have broadband internet?

In Pearl, 82.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Pearl Population By Year

Population Graph For Pearl
Year Population Rank in US
2019 26,510 1,441
2018 26,471 1,434
2017 26,534 1,418
2016 26,485 1,407
2015 26,462 1,404
2014 26,388 1,399
2013 26,262 1,397
2012 26,154 1,392
2011 25,961 1,386
2010 25,092 1,423
2000 22,748 1,394
1990 19,403 1,408

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
1431 Alvin, Texas 26,723 24.4%
1432 Eureka, California 26,710 2.4%
1433 Marshalltown, Iowa 26,666 2.5%
1434 Thomasville, North Carolina 26,649 8.7%
1435 Temple Terrace, Florida 26,639 21.8%
1436 Lafayette, California 26,638 10.6%
1437 Norco, California 26,604 9.3%
1438 Winona, Minnesota 26,594 -1.8%
1439 Galt, California 26,536 34.0%
1440 Vernon Hills, Illinois 26,521 30.1%
1441 Pearl, Mississippi 26,510 16.5%
1442 Bessemer, Alabama 26,472 -12.5%
1443 Wheeling, West Virginia 26,430 -15.5%
1444 Batavia, Illinois 26,420 8.2%
1445 Garden City, Kansas 26,408 -7.3%
1446 Garden City, Michigan 26,408 -12.2%
1447 Wooster, Ohio 26,394 4.3%
1448 Chanhassen, Minnesota 26,389 28.9%
1449 Fremont, Nebraska 26,383 4.4%
1450 Cabot, Arkansas 26,352 70.5%
1451 Neenah, Wisconsin 26,300 7.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Mississippi

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
847 Biloxi 46,212 -8.8%
854 Hattiesburg 45,863 -0.5%
1002 Olive Branch 38,924 82.5%
1020 Tupelo 38,312 11.7%
1068 Meridian 36,347 -12.0%
1313 Greenville 29,085 -29.7%
1356 Oxford 28,122 105.6%
1388 Horn Lake 27,272 35.3%
1441 Pearl 26,510 16.5%
1482 Madison 25,661 35.2%
1484 Starkville 25,653 16.6%
1565 Clinton 24,440 -2.8%
1579 Brandon 24,289 37.1%
1586 Ridgeland 24,104 18.5%
1620 Columbus 23,573 -8.9%
1723 Pascagoula 21,699 -17.0%
1724 Vicksburg 21,653 -17.8%
1958 Gautier 18,490 9.6%
1967 Laurel 18,338 0.3%
2011 Ocean Springs 17,862 3.4%
2153 Hernando 16,399 102.8%
2196 Long Beach 16,023 -7.1%
2307 Clarksdale 14,894 -27.6%
2334 Natchez 14,615 -20.4%
2348 Corinth 14,472 2.9%
2403 Bay St. Louis 14,034 22.8%
2407 D'Iberville 14,012 77.1%
2463 Greenwood 13,561 -26.4%
2500 Moss Point 13,350 -15.6%

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