Pearl River, LouisianaPearl River
is a town located in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,839.
Geography\nPearl River is located at 30°22'16" North, 89°45'4" West (30.371096, -89.751139)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 6.6 km²
). 6.4 km² (2.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.58% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,839 people, 708 households, and 513 families residing in the town. The population density
is 285.2/km² (737.7/mi²). There are 788 housing units at an average density of 122.2/km² (316.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.38% White, 1.36% African American
, 0.92% Native American
, 0.49% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 2.07% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 708 households out of which 32.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% are non-families. 24.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the town the population is spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $31,296, and the median income for a family is $40,647. Males have a median income of $31,855 versus $19,637 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,542. 14.9% of the population and 12.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.4% are under the age of 18 and 17.5% are 65 or older.