Pearl River, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pearl River, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pearl River had a population of 2,369 as of July 1, 2016. Pearl River ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl River is located at latitude 30.3714 and longitude -89.7504 in St. Tammany Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pearl River (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. St. Tammany Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Pearl River (GNIS ID: 2407087) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Pearl River is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Tammany Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pearl River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Pearl River, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,369
Population in Households 2,369
Population in Familes 1,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 644
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 910
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 621
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $164,254
Average Home Value $206,429
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,285
Average Household Income $52,929
Per Capita Income $19,831
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.97%
Households 0.8% 0.99%
Families 0.71% 0.85%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pearl River, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl River to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 182 62nd
Population Density1 # 221 54th
Diversity Index2 # 418 12th
Median Household Income # 329 31st
Per Capita Income # 305 36th

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