In 2021, Pearl River County, MS had a population of 56k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $53,855. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Pearl River County, MS grew from 55,512 to 55,972, a 0.829% increase and its median household income grew from $51,538 to $53,855, a 4.5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pearl River County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.21%), White (Hispanic) (1.62%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.682%).
None of the households in Pearl River County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.5% of the residents in Pearl River County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pearl River County, MS are Pearl River Community College (1,294 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Pearl River County, MS was $144,100, and the homeownership rate was 80.5%.
Most people in Pearl River County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Pearl River County, MS was 2 cars per household.