Pearl Beach, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Pearl Beach, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Pearl Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 2,893 as of July 1, 2018. Pearl Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl Beach is located at latitude 42.6288 and longitude -82.5908 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Pearl Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.83 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Pearl Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393181) 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 Beach Census Designated Place is located within Township of Clay, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

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Pearl Beach, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,893
Population in Households 2,893
Population in Familes 2,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,349
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $64,984
Average Household Income $83,217
Per Capita Income $38,962


Total Housing Units 1,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,226 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $236,792
Average Home Value $245,493


Total Households 1,399
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 947
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.27% 0.24%
Households 0.51% 0.38%
Families 0.76% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Pearl Beach, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl Beach to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 241 65th
Population Density # 238 66th
Diversity Index # 675 3rd
Median Household Income # 88 87th
Per Capita Income # 66 91st

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