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Pearl River County, MS

Population 2000: 48,621
Square miles: 811.33
Metro area: Picayune


2000 CENSUS DATA
PEARL RIVER COUNTY MS US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 48,621
Square miles (land) 811.33
Population per square mile 59.93 60.64 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 23,606 48.6 48.3 49.1
Female 25,015 51.4 51.7 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 10,805 22.2 22.5 21.4
16-24 6,875 14.1 15.7 13.9
25-44 13,171 27.1 28.4 30.2
45-64 11,644 23.9 21.4 22.0
65+ 6,126 12.6 12.1 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 36.37 35.37 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 41,596 85.6 61.4 75.1
Black or African American 5,924 12.2 36.3 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 242 0.5 0.4 0.9
Asian 131 0.3 0.7 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 13 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 166 0.3 0.5 5.5
Two or more races 549 1.1 0.7 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 686 1.4 1.4 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.


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