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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Pearl River house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (16.38%), sales jobs (14.79%), and food service (7.19%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pearl River is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Pearl River doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Pearl River have a very low rate of college education: just 8.97% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Pearl River in 2010 was $23,326, 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 $93,304 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pearl River include German, Italian, Irish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Pearl River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.