Pike County, Georgia Population 2020

Pike County, Georgia's estimated population is 19,490 with a growth rate of 2.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Georgia is the 95th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202019,4904282.25%
201919,0624282.30%
201818,6344282.35%
201718,2063181.78%
201617,888-31-0.17%
201517,9191560.88%
201417,763-10-0.06%
201317,77340.02%
201217,769-14-0.08%
201117,783-140-0.78%
201017,9237,69975.30%
199010,2241,28714.40%
19808,9371,62122.16%
19707,3161782.49%
19607,138-1,321-15.62%
19508,459-1,916-18.47%
194010,375-478-4.40%
193010,853-10,359-48.84%
192021,2121,7178.81%
191019,4957343.91%
190018,7612,46115.10%
189016,3004512.85%
188015,8494,94445.34%
187010,9058278.21%
186010,078-4,228-29.55%
185014,3065,13055.91%
18409,1763,02749.23%
18306,1490.00%
2020 Growth Rate
2.25%
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Founded
1822
County Seat

Pike County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,90387.95%
Black or African American1,81110.02%
Two or More Races2251.24%
Some Other Race740.41%
Asian690.38%

Pike County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Pike County, Georgia Median Age

40.7


Total

40.3


Male

41


Female

Pike County, Georgia Adults

There are 13,762 adults, (2,759 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Georgia.

Pike County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

9,206

50.91%

Male

8,876

49.09%

Pike County, Georgia Households and Families

Pike County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pike County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All82.8%17.2%
Non Family75.9%24.1%
Male69.8%30.2%
Female51.5%48.5%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1062.9282.8
Married3,6433.4791.4
Non Family1,6161.1175.9
Female4893.8651.5
Male3584.1569.8

3.48

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pike County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3853.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,2149.89%
High School Graduate5,01940.88%
Some College2,86023.30%
Associates Degree8416.85%
Bachelors Degree1,0898.87%
Graduate Degree8687.07%

Pike County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,6529,3751,718
Black1,3451,069145
Multiple Races10610639
Hispanic100544
Asian696553
Other Race3119

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,499$45,939$32,061
Less Than High School$16,637$30,792$9,138
High School Grad$35,385$42,275$28,058
Some College$38,281$45,611$31,228
Bachelors Degree$52,619$74,145$42,390
Graduate Degree$59,615$73,281$53,523

$40,499

Average Earnings

$45,939

Average Male

$32,061

Average Female

Pike County, Georgia Language

Pike County, Georgia Language by Age

Pike County, Georgia Language

98.16% of Pike County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Pike County, Georgia Poverty

Pike County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,4101,63910.64%
Black1,72752930.63%
Hispanic27311943.59%
Other685377.94%
Multiple2233415.25%
Asian6945.80%

13.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.11%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Georgia is Other, with 77.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Georgia is Asian, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.61%
High School10.82%
Some College6.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.49%
Male Unemployed21.79%
Female Employed5.14%
Male Employed4.16%

Pike County, Georgia Income

Pike County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,765$75,994
Families$73,423$90,047
Married Families$82,813-
Non Families$26,339$34,843

Pike County, Georgia Marital Status

Pike County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Pike County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pike County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Pike County, Georgia Veterans

1,192

Number of Veterans

1,131

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam511
First Gulf War186
Korea126
Second Gulf War62
World War II35
Age Group Veterans
75+390
65 to 74364
55 to 64203
35 to 54194
18 to 3441
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0468.65%
Black14610.17%
Hispanic94.71%

$Pike County, Georgia Veterans by Education

6.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Georgia Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.40%

Born in Georgia

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.47% of Pike County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in Georgia. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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