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Pearl is a city in Rankin County, in the Jackson metro area.

The latitude of Pearl is 32.274N. The longitude is -90.131W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,824.


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Median household income
Local
$37,617
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pearl demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 67. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pearl Day - June 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pearl web sites and events links in the sections below.
Sports teams: Mississippi Braves (minor league baseball)
Colleges and universities: Hinds Community College-Rankin Campus
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 113

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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Pearl demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rankin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jackson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39042 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Pearl residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pearl ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pearl was $17,136, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Pearl residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pearl, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $439.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $721.


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Libraries in Pearl include Pearl Municipal Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Rankin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pearl political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Pearl workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pearl between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Pearl include Best Western, Comfort Inn Airport, Country Inn & Suites, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn Express, Jameson Inn, Jax Int Airpt Fairfield by Marriott, La Quinta Inn, Quality Inn & Suites, Ramada ... More hotels.

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