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Pike County, Indiana

Named for the Zebulon Pike, who discovered Pike's Peak

County Seat: Petersburg

Largest City: Petersburg (2018 population: 2,315)

Population per Square Mile: 37.07

Square Miles: 334.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)12,700850.2%6,484,192
Today (2019)12,389830.2%6,732,219
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*12,716840.2%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.4%64 3.8%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2018-2019NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration441 3,997
Net International Migration1155 14,379
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1474-0.1%18,536

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)720825.8%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,0088416.2%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)837856.7%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,7958422.5%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,5638328.7%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)2,4878420.0%15.8%
Median Age44.0  Median Age = 37.9

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone53840.4%0.4%
Asian Alone81710.7%2.5%
Black Alone82850.7%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5710.0%0.1%
White12,0888497.4%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups101900.8%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic12,2318398.6%92.9%
Hispanic179871.4%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2018 (Includes detail not shown below)5,12985100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,0008019.5%18.6%
Married Without Children1,8048535.2%29.9%
Single Parents252904.9%9.5%
Living Alone1,5718130.6%28.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2018 (estimate)5,82385100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2018 (includes vacant units)5,77985100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,2538373.6%61.3%
Median Value (2018)$96,70072  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
8768715.2%27.6%
Median Rent (2018)$35892  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 1,837850.2%1,117,590
Public1,837840.2%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2018 ACS)8,753840.2%4,399,815
with High School diploma or higher87.2%63 88.6%
with B.A. or higher degree13.7%71 25.9%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2018$40,7145786.4%47,149
Median Household Income in 201854,2654797.4%$55,725
Poverty Rate in 201811.1%5485.4%13.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1813.7%6678.3%17.5%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20189880.1%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 2018915860.2%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/2019777880.2%514,915

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2017132820.2%82,170
Births to Teens, 20177810.1%5,152
Deaths, 2017147850.2%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force6,140840.2%3,381,609
Employed5,926840.2%3,263,751
Unemployed214840.2%117,858
Annual Unemployment Rate3.539100.0%3.5
February 2020 Unemployment Rate3.823111.8%3.4

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work4,209100.0%$216,422100.0%$51,419
Wage and Salary3,03572.1%$147,97168.4%$48,755
Farm Proprietors2756.5%$12,5075.8%$45,480
Nonfarm Proprietors89921.4%$13,9766.5%$15,546
Farm3297.8%$13,7406.3%$41,763
Nonfarm3,88092.2%$202,68293.7%$52,238
Private3,18875.7%$172,15479.5%$54,001
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1653.9%$2,5231.2%$15,291
  Arts, Ent., Recreation401.0%$4540.2%$11,350
  Construction1663.9%$10,6194.9%$63,970
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information390.9%$1,4320.7%$36,718
  Manufacturing2044.8%$12,5245.8%$61,392
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade3869.2%$7,4493.4%$19,298
  Trans., Warehousing2566.1%$14,3256.6%$55,957
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)899*21.4%*$32,039*14.8%*$35,638*
Government69216.4%$30,52814.1%$44,116

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$04,879,857
Single-Family0N/A76.4%$0$4,269,197
2-Family0N/A2.0%$0$49,353
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.2%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A21.4%$0$555,144

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Pike County

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of County
Petersburg2,31518.7%
Spurgeon1991.6%
Winslow8236.6%
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