Pikeville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pikeville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Pikeville had a population of 7,026 as of July 1, 2015. Pikeville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pikeville is located at latitude 37.4807 and longitude -82.5261 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pikeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Pikeville 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pikeville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Pikeville, KY Boundary Map

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Pikeville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,026
Population in Households 6,324
Population in Familes 4,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 702
Population Density1 333
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,030
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 1,705
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,302 (38.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,728 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $111,977
Average Home Value $204,554
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,114
Average Household Income $47,223
Per Capita Income $20,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.32%
Households 0.62% 0.46%
Families 0.74% 0.27%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

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Pikeville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pikeville to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 63 88th
Population Density1 # 439 16th
Diversity Index2 # 210 60th
Median Household Income # 466 11th
Per Capita Income # 258 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.