Pike County, Kentucky Population 2018

Pike County, Kentucky's estimated population is 58,883 with a growth rate of -6.22% 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
201758,883-3,908-6.22%
201662,7912,3483.88%
201660,443-1,360-2.20%
201561,803-1,150-1.83%
201462,953-894-1.40%
201363,847-740-1.15%
201264,587-319-0.49%
201164,906-163-0.25%
201065,069-7,514-10.35%
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
White61,232
Black or African American545
Two or More Races385
Asian323
Some Other Race222
American Indian and Alaska Native84

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pike County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pike County, Kentucky Median Age

41.5


Total

40.1


Male

42.9


Female

Pike County, Kentucky Adults

There are 49,479 adults, (10,047 of which are seniors) in Pike County, Kentucky.

Pike County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

31,995

50.95%

Male

30,796

49.05%

Pike County, Kentucky Households and Families

Pike County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pike County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All72.8%27.2%
Male66%34%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Female58.6%41.4%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pike County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,8612.3872.8
Married13,1542.9682.9
Non Family8,0521.1363.2
Female3,3822.9158.6
Male1,2732.9266

2.9

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pike County, Kentucky Households

Pike County, Kentucky Education

Pike County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,85411.06%
9th to 12th Grade6,09813.89%
High School Graduate16,65537.94%
Some College7,81417.80%
Associates Degree2,8236.43%
Bachelors Degree2,9586.74%
Graduate Degree2,6916.13%

Pike County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,07232,2995,406
Multiple Races23318756
Hispanic20518070
Asian204137109
Black1841438
Other Race48489
Native American22

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 53.43%.

Pike County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,692$38,775$22,537
Less Than High School$20,900$25,739$16,329
High School Grad$27,381$38,486$19,847
Some College$30,114$41,411$21,983
Bachelors Degree$34,952$40,397$31,544
Graduate Degree$56,221$65,603$51,228

$30,692

Average Earnings

$38,775

Average Male

$22,537

Average Female

Pike County, Kentucky Language

Pike County, Kentucky Language by Age

Pike County, Kentucky Language

98.47% of Pike County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,93114,96324.97%
Black43625057.34%
Multiple38513434.81%
Hispanic48810822.13%
Other2225926.58%
Asian323247.43%

25.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.90%

Male Poverty Rate

27.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Kentucky is Black, with 57.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Kentucky is Asian, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.59%.

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.86%
High School20.93%
Some College17.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.50%

Pike County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.13%
Male Unemployed36.79%
Female Employed9.47%
Male Employed7.84%

Pike County, Kentucky Income

Pike County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,816$47,913
Families$42,139$57,382
Married Families$51,485$
Non Families$15,523$25,399

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Pike County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by War

3,041

Number of Veterans

2,881

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,064
Korea329
First Gulf War301
Second Gulf War247
World War II106

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,000
75+657
55 to 64609
35 to 54558
18 to 34217

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9986.18%
Black369.33%
2 or More72.59%

Pike County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

10.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Kentucky Employment Status

Pike County, Kentucky Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Pike County, Kentucky Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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