Poverty in Pearlington, Mississippi

What is the poverty rate in Pearlington, Mississippi?
The poverty rate in Pearlington is 29.3%. One out of every 3.4 residents of Pearlington lives in poverty.

How many people in Pearlington, Mississippi live in poverty?
403 of 1,374 Pearlington residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Pearlington compare to the rest of Mississippi?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Mississippi is 21.5%, meaning Pearlington has a significantly higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Mississippi.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Pearlington, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Race

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Pearlington, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Pearlington, Mississippi?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Pearlington, Mississippi is 19.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Pearlington, Mississippi is 35.9%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Pearlington, Mississippi

Female residents of Pearlington, Mississippi are dramatically(87%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

103 of 538 males in Pearlington live below the poverty line.

300 of 836 females in Pearlington live below the poverty line.

Poverty Rate in Pearlington, Mississippi

The poverty rate in Pearlington is 29.3%.
Pearlington is in Hancock County.
Mississippi Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Hancock County.
City Poverty Rate
Bay St. Louis 19.8%
Diamondhead 8.1%
Kiln 15.5%
Pearlington 29.3%
Waveland 18.9%

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