Pearl, MS
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Pearl profile

Living in Pearl

Pearl is a medium-sized city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 27,115 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pearl is the 12th largest community in Mississippi.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pearl is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pearl is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearl who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), sales jobs (9.00%), and teaching (6.99%).

Also of interest is that Pearl has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Pearl is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Pearl is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.93% of adults 25 and older in Pearl have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pearl in 2018 was $26,094, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,376 for a family of four. However, Pearl contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pearl is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pearl home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pearl residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pearl include English, Irish, German, European, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Pearl is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.