Pikeville is a city located in Pike County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Pike County. With a 2020 population of 7,924, it is the 58th largest city in Kentucky and the 4904th largest city in the United States. Pikeville is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,754 in 2020. Spanning over 22 miles, Pikeville has a population density of 362 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pikeville is $75,611 with a poverty rate of 29.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $226,200. The median age in Pikeville is 32.5 years, 30.9 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pikevillewas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.54% of Pikeville residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is Multiple, with 67.01% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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97.65% of Pikeville residents were born in the United States, with 67.42% having been born in Kentucky. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.