Pike County, Kentucky Population 2019

Pike County, Kentucky's estimated population is 58,862 with a growth rate of -2.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Kentucky is the 16th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201858,402-460-0.78%
201758,862-1,560-2.58%
201660,422-1,363-2.21%
201561,785-1,159-1.84%
201462,944-918-1.44%
201363,862-728-1.13%
201264,590-323-0.50%
201164,913-162-0.25%
201065,075-7,508-10.34%
199072,583-8,540-10.53%
198081,12320,06432.86%
197061,059-7,205-10.55%
196068,264-12,890-15.88%
195081,15410,03214.11%
194071,1227,85512.42%
193063,26713,79027.87%
192049,47717,79856.18%
191031,6798,99339.64%
190022,6865,30830.54%
189017,3784,37733.67%
188013,0013,43935.97%
18709,5622,17829.50%
18607,3842,01937.63%
18505,3651,79850.41%
18403,56789033.25%
18302,6770.00%

Pike County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,038
Black or African American513
Two or More Races434
Asian322
Some Other Race193
American Indian and Alaska Native86

Pike County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Pike County, Kentucky Median Age

41.9


Total

40.7


Male

43.2


Female

Pike County, Kentucky Adults

There are 48,643 adults, (10,292 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Kentucky.

Pike County, Kentucky Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

31,523

51.19%

Male

30,063

48.81%

Pike County, Kentucky Households and Families

Pike County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pike County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All72.9%27.1%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female58.5%41.5%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,8532.3472.9
Married13,0832.9383
Non Family8,1141.1363.2
Female3,4482.858.5
Male1,2082.7670.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pike County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,53910.49%
9th to 12th Grade6,00113.86%
High School Graduate16,54638.23%
Some College7,73117.86%
Associates Degree2,8426.57%
Bachelors Degree2,9636.85%
Graduate Degree2,6606.15%

Pike County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,40032,0365,364
Multiple Races26221453
Hispanic23420790
Asian20214390
Black18214018
Other Race2222
Native American11118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 72.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,991$39,907$24,144
Less Than High School$21,290$24,904$18,530
High School Grad$27,337$40,489$20,412
Some College$30,387$40,984$23,258
Bachelors Degree$35,995$40,825$34,211
Graduate Degree$56,614$65,053$52,794

$30,991

Average Earnings

$39,907

Average Male

$24,144

Average Female

Pike County, Kentucky Language

Pike County, Kentucky Language by Age

Pike County, Kentucky Language

98.59% of Pike County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,70615,31826.09%
Black43525658.85%
Multiple43415134.79%
Hispanic54613524.73%
Other1935226.94%
Asian3224714.60%
Native8689.30%

26.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.17%

Male Poverty Rate

28.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Kentucky is Black, with 58.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Kentucky is Native, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.28%
High School22.31%
Some College17.22%
Bachelors or Greater8.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.43%
Male Unemployed43.15%
Female Employed9.85%
Male Employed8.17%

Pike County, Kentucky Income

Pike County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,972$48,382
Families$41,104$56,996
Married Families$50,656-
Non Families$16,100$27,608

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Pike County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans

2,958

Number of Veterans

2,809

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,087
First Gulf War325
Korea304
Second Gulf War282
World War II65

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8916.06%
Black5114.29%
2 or More165.57%

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Kentucky Employment Status

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Pike County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pikeville689271062143.11%
Coal Run Village17081561-147-8.61%
Elkhorn City1003932-71-7.08%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990