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The Village of Pearl had a population of 140 as of July 1, 2017. Pearl ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl is located at latitude 39.4627 and longitude -90.6197 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pearl (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The Village of Pearl (GNIS ID: 2399640) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Pearl is located within Township of Pearl, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pearl population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pearl: Pearl Depot, Pearl Station.

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Pearl, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 140
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 70
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 140
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $52,225
Average Household Income $68,311
Per Capita Income $25,781


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (36.6%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $125,000


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 38
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.2% -0.14%
Households 0.27% 0.0%
Families 1.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Pearl, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1272 7th
Population Density # 1354 1st
Diversity Index # 1082 20th
Median Household Income # 729 47th
Per Capita Income # 775 43rd

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