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Pearl is a township in Pike County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pearl. For links to other places called Pearl, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pearl is 39.441N. The longitude is -90.65W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 313.
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29% of Pearl residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pearl ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pearl was $22,236, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Pearl residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pearl, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $214. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $375.
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pearl political report.
The average commute time for Pearl workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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