Pikeville, Kentucky Population 2024

6,954

Pikeville is a city located in Pike County Kentucky. Pikeville has a 2024 population of 6,954. It is also the county seat of Pike County.Pikeville is currently declining at a rate of -2.82% annually and its population has decreased by -9.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,725 in 2020.

The average household income in Pikeville is $75,169 with a poverty rate of 25.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pikeville is 35.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Pikeville Demographics

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

  • White: 92.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
21.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
318.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.98% (-771)
The current population of Pikeville, Kentucky is 6,954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,725.

Pikeville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,98092.29%
Black or African American2523.33%
Two or more races1612.13%
Asian1501.98%
Other race140.19%
Native American60.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pikeville Population by Race

Pikeville Population Pyramid 2024

Pikeville Median Age

35.8

Total

34.2

Male

40

Female

Pikeville Adults

There are 6,332 adults, (1,074 of whom are seniors) in Pikeville.

Pikeville Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pikeville Sex Ratio

Female3,83750.73%
Male3,72649.27%

Pikeville Population by Age

Pikeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0782.1839.460.6
Non Family1,2211.1814.785.3
Married1,2162.9758.941.1
Female4862.3254.545.5
Male1553.5334.865.2
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2.79

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

39.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pikeville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pikeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pikeville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Pikeville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,858

Average Earnings

$42,075

Average Male

$49,265

Average Female

Pikeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pikeville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pikeville Language

96.9% of Pikeville residents speak only English, while 3.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Pikeville Language

Pikeville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3261,63625.86%
Asian1192924.37%
Multiple1282116.41%
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25.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.15%

Male Poverty Rate

26.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pikeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is White, with 25.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pikeville is Multiple, with 16.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.82%.

Pikeville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.67%
Some College22.65%
High School21.38%
Bachelors or Greater11.1%
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Pikeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed29.17%
Female Employed11.49%
Male Employed7.69%
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Pikeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pikeville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pikeville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pikeville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pikeville 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 35-44.

Pikeville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pikeville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

268

Number of Veterans

268

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pikeville Veterans by War

count

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Pikeville Veterans by Age

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Pikeville Veterans by Race

Pikeville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pikeville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pikeville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pikeville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pikeville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.75%

Born in Pikeville

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Pikeville residents were born in the United States, with 67.75% having been born in Kentucky. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pikeville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,944-202-3.29%
20286,146-202-3.18%
20276,348-202-3.08%
20266,550-202-2.99%
20256,752-202-2.9%
20246,954-202-2.82%
20237,156-202-2.75%
20227,358-202-2.67%
20217,560-165-2.14%
20207,7251,18918.19%
20196,536-82-1.24%
20186,618-59-0.88%
20176,677-272-3.91%
20166,949-228-3.18%
20157,177-75-1.03%
20147,252-59-0.81%
20137,311-3-0.04%
20127,3141872.62%
20117,1271131.61%
20107,01471911.42%
20006,295-29-0.46%
19906,3241,56832.97%
19804,7561803.93%
19704,576-178-3.74%
19604,754-400-7.76%
19505,15496923.15%
19404,18580923.96%
19303,376
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Pikeville Population by Year