Pikeville, Kentucky Population 2020

6,096
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Pikeville is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 6,096, it is the 68th largest city in Kentucky and the 4252nd largest city in the United States. Pikeville is currently declining at a rate of -4.26% annually and its population has decreased by -11.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,903 in 2010. Pikeville reached it's highest population of 7,327 in 2012. Spanning over 22 miles, Pikeville has a population density of 279 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pikeville is $71,908 with a poverty rate of 28.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $170,900. The median age in Pikeville is 34 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Pikeville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pikeville was:

  • White: 92.54%
  • Black or African American: 3.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Native American: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pikeville, Kentucky is 6,096, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,638.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,903.

Pikeville, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,44792.54%
Black or African American2503.59%
Two or More Races1161.66%
Asian841.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native701.00%
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Pikeville Population Pyramid 2020

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Pikeville Median Age

34


Total

33.1


Male

34.4


Female

Pikeville Adults

There are 5,639 adults, (968 of whom are seniors) in Pikeville.

Pikeville Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pikeville Sex Ratio

Female

3,537

50.77%

Male

3,430

49.23%

Pikeville Households and Families

Pikeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pikeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All42.5%57.5%
Female35.9%64.1%
Male28.2%71.8%
Non Family24.1%75.9%

42.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8402.1842.5
Non Family1,2631.2324.1
Married1,0423.1669
Female4322.5635.9
Male1032.3328.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pikeville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2716.24%
9th to 12th Grade44010.13%
High School Graduate1,13426.11%
Some College81218.70%
Associates Degree3287.55%
Bachelors Degree59013.59%
Graduate Degree76817.68%
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Pikeville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0233,3121,243
Black12812811
Hispanic11811859
Multiple Races565620
Asian171717
Native American888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,316$41,313$37,407
Less Than High School$20,385$27,610$
High School Grad$21,429$33,889$
Some College$37,632$41,674$35,729
Bachelors Degree$38,606$41,000$38,221
Graduate Degree$72,138$87,639$71,645

$40,316

Average Earnings

$41,313

Average Male

$37,407

Average Female

Pikeville Language

Pikeville Language by Age

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Pikeville Language

96.17% of Pikeville residents speak only English, while 3.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Pikeville Poverty

Pikeville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,6731,64428.98%
Multiple1168472.41%
Black1823117.03%
Asian581322.41%
Hispanic10487.69%
Native70811.43%

28.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.52%

Male Poverty Rate

30.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pikeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is Multiple, with 72.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.59%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.86%
Some College23.69%
High School21.44%
Bachelors or Greater12.46%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.38%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed20.00%
Male Employed10.50%

Pikeville Income

Pikeville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,718$71,908
Families$56,607$94,420
Married Families$81,250-
Non Families$14,714$38,075
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Pikeville Marital Status

Pikeville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pikeville Married by Age and Sex

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Pikeville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pikeville Marital Status by Race

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Pikeville Veterans

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256

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War43
Korea38
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7483
75+65
35 to 5450
18 to 3436
55 to 6422
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2384.50%
Black187.96%

Pikeville Veterans by Education

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15.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pikeville Employment Status

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.88%

Born in Kentucky

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Pikeville residents were born in the United States, with 68.88% having been born in Kentucky. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,096-271-4.26%
20196,367-271-4.08%
20186,638-61-0.91%
20176,699-271-3.89%
20166,970-226-3.14%
20157,196-74-1.02%
20147,270-56-0.76%
20137,326-1-0.01%
20127,3271912.68%
20117,1361031.46%
20107,0337381.11%
20006,295-29-0.05%
19906,3241,5682.89%
19804,7561800.39%
19704,576-178-0.38%
19604,754-400-0.80%
19505,1549692.10%
19404,1858092.17%
19303,3760.00%