Pearlington, MS

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Pearlington Profile


Overview

Pearlington is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,301 people and just one neighborhood, Pearlington is the 151st largest community in Mississippi. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pearlington, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pearlington, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pearlington’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pearlington does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $55,313.00.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Pearlington, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.94% of Pearlington’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Pearlington is a town of construction workers and builders, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearlington who work in management occupations (27.14%), maintenance occupations (9.54%), and sales jobs (7.58%).

Setting & Lifestyle

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, Pearlington has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pearlington a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Pearlington is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Pearlington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pearlington, the average commute to work is 30.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Pearlington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Pearlington Demographics

The percentage of people in Pearlington with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.50% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pearlington in 2018 was $25,766, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,064 for a family of four. However, Pearlington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Pearlington, MS HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Pearlington VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Pearlington Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bay High School
750 Blue Meadow Road
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
09-12
Bay Waveland Middle School
600 Pine St.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
06-08
East Hancock Elementary School
4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556
PK-05
Hancock High School
7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
09-12
Hancock Middle School
7070 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
06-08
North Bay Elementary School
602 Pine St.
Bay St Louis, MS 39520
03-05
South Hancock Elementary School
6590 Lakeshore Road
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
PK-05
Waveland Elementary School
1101 St Joseph Street
Waveland, MS 39576
KG-02
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.9% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.4% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 5.9%

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