Pike County, PA

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2022 Population
58,996
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.9
0.617% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10%
6.52% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$76,416
7.09% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$225,100
13.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pike County, PA had a population of 59k people with a median age of 48.9 and a median household income of $76,416. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pike County, PA grew from 58,345 to 58,996, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $71,360 to $76,416, a 7.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.22%), White (Hispanic) (4.22%), Other (Hispanic) (3.46%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.4%).

None of the households in Pike County, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Pike County, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pike County, PA was $225,100, and the homeownership rate was 84.4%.

Most people in Pike County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 43.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pike County, PA is home to a population of 59k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.49% of Pike County, PA residents were born outside of the country (4.42k people).

In 2022, there were 15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.1k people) in Pike County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.49k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Pike County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, PA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46.1k ± 342
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.08k ± 338
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.49k ± 575
11.9%
Hispanic Population
7.05k people

In 2022, there were 15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.1k people) in Pike County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.49k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.9% of the people in Pike County, PA are hispanic (7.05k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pike County, PA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.42k people
7.34%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.28k people

As of 2022, 7.49% of Pike County, PA residents (4.42k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, PA was 7.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,427 ± 269
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    853 ± 223
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    461 ± 131

Pike County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pike County, PA employs 26.4k people. The largest industries in Pike County, PA are Retail Trade (3,555 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,601 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,364), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,674).

Occupations

26.4k
2022 Value
± 1,186
1.5%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, PA grew at a rate of 1.5%, from 26k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,460 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,717 people), and Management Occupations (2,397 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.4k
2022 Value
± 1,186
1.5%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, PA grew at a rate of 1.5%, from 26k employees to 26.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, PA, are Retail Trade (3,555 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,601 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pike County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Pike County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,367
Median earning men ± $2,876
$33,924
Median earning women ± $1,862

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($106,625), Public Administration ($90,221), and Information ($74,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($59,545), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,886), and Manufacturing ($52,885).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 299
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 223
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 180
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pike County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 59% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.989%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pike County, PA was $225,100 in 2022, which is 0.799 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $197,600 to $225,100, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, PA is 84.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pike County, PA have an average commute time of 43.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pike County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pike County, PA is $76,416. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pike County, PA was Census Tract 9506.06 with a value of $103,816, followed by Census Tract 9503.02 and Census Tract 9506.01, with respective values of $85,547 and $85,139.

Property

$225,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,746
$20,059
Median Property Taxes
±$964

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pike County, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.4%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.4% of the housing units in Pike County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9506.06
  2. Census Tract 9503.02
  3. Census Tract 9506.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, PA was Census Tract 9506.06 with a value of $103,816, followed by Census Tract 9503.02 and Census Tract 9506.01, with respective values of $85,547 and $85,139.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pike County, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$76,416
Median Household Income
± $3,741
23.8k
Number of Households
± 1,164

In 2022, the median household income of the 23.8k households in Pike County, PA grew to $76,416 from the previous year's value of $71,360.

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pike County, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.4%)
  3. Carpooled (10%)

In 2022, 75% of workers in Pike County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.4%) and those who carpooled to work (10%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

43.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, PA have a longer commute time (43.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 15.5% of the workforce in Pike County, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pike County, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, PA (5.85k out of 58.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pike County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.8% of the population of Pike County, PA has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 14% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pike County, PA see 3283 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.09% decrease from the previous year (3496 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7009 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1001 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,283 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pike County, PA

Primary care physicians in Pike County, PA see an average of 3,283 patients per year. This represents a 6.09% decrease from the previous year (3,496 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pike County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 23% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.18%
Uninsured
46.7%
Employer Coverage
14%
Medicaid
17.5%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
1.24%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, PA grew by 3.63% from 5% to 5.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pike County, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 30.2 in Pike County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34.8% in Pike County, PA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.41% in Pike County, PA.

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