Pike County, Missouri Population 2024

17,788

Pike County, Missouri's estimated 2024 population is 17,788 with a growth rate of 0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Missouri is the 62nd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 population was 18,474 and has seen a growth of -3.71% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,098620.34%
202818,036620.34%
202717,974620.35%
202617,912620.35%
202517,850620.35%
202417,788620.35%
202317,726620.35%
202217,664620.35%
202117,6021941.11%
202017,408-270-1.53%
201917,678-817-4.42%
201818,495-61-0.33%
201718,556480.26%
201618,5081040.57%
201518,404-89-0.48%
201418,493-114-0.61%
201318,607530.29%
201218,554-111-0.59%
201118,6651911.03%
201018,474
199015,969-1,599-9.1%
198017,5686403.78%
197016,9282221.33%
196016,706-138-0.82%
195016,844-1,483-8.09%
194018,3273261.81%
193018,001-2,344-11.52%
192020,345-2,211-9.8%
191022,556-3,188-12.38%
190025,744-577-2.19%
189026,321-394-1.47%
188026,7153,63915.77%
187023,0764,65925.3%
186018,4174,80835.33%
185013,6092,96327.83%
184010,6464,51773.7%
18306,1292,38263.57%
18203,747-14,351-79.3%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.35% (62)
County Website
Pike County
County Seat
2020 Population
17,408
Area
670 mi²
Density
27 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.18% (380)
Founded
December 14, 1818

Pike County, Missouri Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,82089.28%
Black or African American8905.02%
Two or more races5192.93%
Other race2231.26%
Native American1911.08%
Asian630.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.07%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pike County, Missouri Population by Race

Pike County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2024

Pike County, Missouri Median Age

39.9

Total

38.5

Male

41.3

Female

Pike County, Missouri Adults

There are 13,696 adults, (3,247 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Missouri.

Pike County, Missouri Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female8,06345.5%
Male9,65654.5%

Pike County, Missouri Population by Age

Pike County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,3072.5273.726.3
Married3,1353.183.616.4
Non Family2,0381.1767.932.1
Female6523.1740.559.5
Male4823.5178.821.2
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pike County, Missouri 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

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

Pike County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 60%.

Pike County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,142

Average Earnings

$49,660

Average Male

$36,154

Average Female

Pike County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pike County, Missouri Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pike County, Missouri Language

96.69% of Pike County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Pike County, Missouri Language

Pike County, Missouri Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,6512,37716.22%
Multiple51111522.5%
Hispanic395164.05%
Black401153.74%
Asian6146.56%
Native3266.67%
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15.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

16.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Missouri is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Missouri is Black, with 3.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.39%.

Pike County, Missouri Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.11%
High School17.29%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
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Pike County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.89%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed2.2%
Female Unemployed
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Pike County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pike County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pike County, Missouri Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pike County, Missouri 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 45-54.

Pike County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pike County, Missouri Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

961

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

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Pike County, Missouri Veterans by War

count

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Pike County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Pike County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Pike County, Missouri Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Missouri Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Missouri Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pike County, Missouri Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pike County, Missouri 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

80.2%

Born in Pike County, Missouri

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Pike County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 80.2% having been born in Missouri. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pike County, Missouri Place of Birth

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