Pearl River is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 2,530 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pearl River is the 143rd largest community in Louisiana.
Pearl River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pearl River is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearl River who work in office and administrative support (15.65%), sales jobs (15.08%), and food service (7.82%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pearl River has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pearl River a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small town, Pearl River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Pearl River with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.12% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pearl River in 2010 was $21,888, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,552 for a family of four. However, Pearl River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pearl River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pearl River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pearl River include French , Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Pearl River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.