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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
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 20,610
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 3,652 17.7 24.9 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.63 2.52 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.56 4.40 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.32 1.24 1.19
Median year structure was built 1976 1975 1969
Median year householder moved in 1998 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 317 334 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 321 341 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 757 20.7 15.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 25 25 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 14,426 70.0 65.2 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.65 2.67 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.83 5.94 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.41 1.51 1.64
Median year structure was built 1981 1977 1971
Median year householder moved in 1993 1990 1991
Median value ($) 70,200 64,700 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 5,630 39.0 43.7 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 663 4.6 7.1 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 54,600 53,800 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 697 752 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 238 232 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk