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Mississippi > All counties > Pearl River County, MS
Pearl River County, MS

Population 2000: 48,621
Square miles: 811.33



2000 CENSUS DATA
PEARL RIVER COUNTY MS US
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Number Number Number
Population 25 and older 30,940
Number Pct Pct Pct
High school graduates (includes equivalency) 9,655 31.2 29.4 28.6
Some college, or associate's degree 9,141 29.5 26.6 27.4
Bachelor's degree 2,761 8.9 11.1 15.5
Master's, professional or doctorate degree 1,526 4.9 5.8 8.9
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Number Number Number
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 12,637
Number Pct Pct Pct
Preschool and kindergarten 1,659 13.1 12.8 11.9
Grades 1-12 8,963 70.9 67.8 65.3
College 2,015 15.9 19.4 22.8
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk