Pearl River County Information

Pearl River in Mississippi occupies 819 square miles and has a 2006 population of 57,099, a change from a 2000 population of 48,621 and 38,714 in 1990. 14.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.2% percent is 25-35, and 13.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 75 acts of violent crime reported in Pearl River in 2004, a change from 52 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,336 people: 6.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.3%.

Read more about Pearl River, Mississippi in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPearl River 
StateMississippi 
Land Area819 sq. milesRanked 1,133 of 3,140
Population 200657,099Ranked 869 of 3,140
Population 200552,458 
Population 200048,621Ranked 936 of 3,140
Population 199038,714Ranked 1,035 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion85.8% 
African American12.3% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.4% 
Population 5 to 1413.9% 
Population 15 to 2414.1% 
Population 25 to 3413.2% 
Population 35 to 4413.7% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 6411.7% 
Population 65 to 747.7% 
Population 75 and up5.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7552
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes19 
Robberies12 
Aggravated Assaults41 
Total Property Crimes1,561741
Burglaries413 
Larceny Thefts1,033 
Motor Vehicle Thefts115 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population20,32821,258
Unemployed Population1,3361,119
Unemployment Rate6.6%5.3%

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