Pike County KY Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 66,768
Population in Households 65,158
Population in Familes 54,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,610
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 27,227
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 18,661
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,614 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,613 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,372 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $73,375
Average Home Value $107,733


Median Household Income $35,393
Average Household Income $48,577
Per Capita Income $20,110
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% -0.02%
Households 0.3% -0.03%
Families 0.1% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


Pike County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pike County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky 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 # 13 90th
Population Density1 # 45 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 106 13th
Median Household Income # 80 34th
Per Capita Income # 62 49th

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