Basic information about the Pearl River County
The Pearl River County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 820 square miles, with 9 square miles being water areas. There are 55.834 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Pearl River County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (84.04%), followed by Black or African American (12.31%) and Two or More races (1.74%). There are 20.816 households in the county, while 72,82% of them are family households and 27,18% represent non family households. There are 5 cities and towns in Pearl River County. The most populated city is Picayune city and the smallest town or village is Hide-A-Way Lake CDP.