Pearlington demographics profile

StatisticPearlingtonMississippiNational
Population1,3502,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1486291
Median age40.236.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%42%43%
Speak English99%96%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Pearlington, MS has a population of 1,350 and is the 13,319th largest city in the United States. The population density is 148 per sq mi which is 140% higher than the Mississippi average and 63% higher than the national average. The median age in Pearlington is 40 which is approximately 10% higher than the Mississippi average of 37. In Pearlington, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 57% of Pearlington residents were born in Mississippi, 43% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Pearlington is 140% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Pearlington is 10% higher than Mississippi.
  • In Pearlington 64.74% of the population is White.
  • In Pearlington 33.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Pearlington 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Pearlington population breakdown by race

RacePearlingtonMississippiNational
White64.74%59.01%73.35%
Black or African American33.04%37.51%12.63%
Asian0.00%0.96%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.22%1.18%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
In Pearlington, 1.5% 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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Source: The Pearlington, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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