Pike County is located in Eastern Kentucky. The County Seat is Pikeville and the largest city is Pikeville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.pikecountyky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 63,034 and the 2010 census population was 65,024. The land area is 786.83 square miles and there are 82.6 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.7% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 71.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $66,400, there are 26,362 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,351, the median household income is $32,961, and 23.4% of the persons in Pike County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,975. Retail sales (in $1000) were $894,872, and sales per capita were $13,658. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.7%.
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