Pearl River demographics profile

StatisticPearl RiverNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,36635991
Median age42.038.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English85%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%
Pearl River, NY has a population of 16,076 and is the 2,667th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,366 per sq mi which is 560% higher than the New York average and 2511% higher than the national average. The median age in Pearl River is 42 which is approximately 10% higher than the New York average of 38. In Pearl River, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 71% of Pearl River residents were born in New York, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Pearl River is 560% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Pearl River is 10% higher than New York.
  • In Pearl River 88.21% of the population is White.
  • In Pearl River 2.57% of the population is African American.
  • In Pearl River 5.39% of the population is Asian.

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Pearl River population breakdown by race

RacePearl RiverNew YorkNational
African American2.57%15.60%12.63%
American Indian1.47%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.68%2.93%3.06%
Other race1.69%8.62%4.75%
In Pearl River, 7.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Pearl River age breakdown

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Source: The Pearl River, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).