Pike County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Petersburg and the largest city is Petersburg. The 2014 population estimate is 12,624 and the 2010 census population was 12,844. The land area is 334.24 square miles and there are 38.4 persons per square mile.
98.1% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 85.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,800, there are 5,149 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,245, the median household income is $40,680, and 12.7% of the persons in Pike County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 684. Retail sales (in $1000) were $55,934, and sales per capita were $4,449.
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