Pike County KY Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 68,263
Population in Households 66,648
Population in Familes 55,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,615
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $35,680
Average Household Income $52,829
Per Capita Income $21,910


Total Housing Units 31,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,270 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,659 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,595 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $79,323
Average Home Value $112,784


Total Households 27,929
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 19,081
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 0.59% -0.17%
Households 0.53% -0.16%
Families 0.34% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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, 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 # 14 89th
Population Density # 46 63rd
Diversity Index # 105 13th
Median Household Income # 79 35th
Per Capita Income # 59 52nd

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