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|People QuickFacts||Pearl River County||Mississippi|
|Population, 2013 estimate||55,072||2,991,207|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||55,834||2,967,299|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.4%||0.8%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.3%||6.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.7%||24.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||16.5%||13.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.7%||51.4%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||84.5%||59.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||12.6%||37.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.7%||1.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||3.1%||2.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||81.8%||57.5%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||87.7%||85.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||1.7%||2.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||2.2%||3.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||83.2%||81.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||13.2%||20.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||33.4||23.9|
|Housing units, 2013||24,308||1,283,165|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||77.6%||69.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||6.9%||13.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$111,600||$99,900|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.65||2.65|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$20,549||$20,618|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$42,510||$39,031|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||22.2%||22.7%|
|Business QuickFacts||Pearl River County||Mississippi|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||819||58,6441|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||7,326||895,8041|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||0.2%||0.9%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||3,948||199,777|
|Total number of firms, 2007||5,224||225,977|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||18.0%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.8%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||26.9%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||59,869,456|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||23,003,585|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||615,612||33,751,407|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$10,779||$11,552|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||43,186||7,045,097|
|Building permits, 2012||170||6,039|
|Geography QuickFacts||Pearl River County||Mississippi|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||810.86||46,923.27|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||68.9||63.2|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Picayune, MS Micro Area|