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Pearl River, New York - Basic Facts

The Pearl River Census Designated Place had a population of 16,115 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl River is located at latitude 41.0616 and longitude -74.0078 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Pearl River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Pearl River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389653) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Pearl River Census Designated Place is located within Town of Orangetown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pearl River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pearl River: Middletown, Muddy Creek.

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Pearl River, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,115
Population in Households 16,046
Population in Familes 14,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 2,370
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 5,697
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 4,161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,537 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,160 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $483,535
Average Home Value $546,314


Median Household Income $106,235
Average Household Income $142,415
Per Capita Income $50,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.51%
Households 0.1% 0.4%
Families -0.05% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pearl River, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl River to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 118 90th
Population Density1 # 367 69th
Diversity Index2 # 458 62nd
Median Household Income # 158 87th
Per Capita Income # 171 86th

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