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Pike County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 15,864 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 17,384 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,853
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,255
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,311
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,531 (it was 1,565 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 830 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pike County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.7%), Educational, health and social services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pike County, IL (2017)
    • 14,98286.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2581.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2061.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1741.0%Two or more races
    • 480.3%Asian alone
    • 300.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 90.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 7,884  (49.7%)
Females: 7,980  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,578 ($31,127 in 1999)
This county:

$42,578
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $386 (lower quartile is $264, upper quartile is $480)
This county:

$386
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,185 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Pike:

$81,185
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,430 - $137,979
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $804
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $378

Institutionalized population: 610
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2005: 83 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2015: 14 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2017: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Pike, IL residents
Average permit cost in Pike, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,382 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,295 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Pike, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pike, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pike, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
Pike County:

13.8%
Illinois:

12.6%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 29.6% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.8 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 8.7 years old, Asian residents: 46.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 12.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pike County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $661 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pittsfield, Barry, Griggsville, Pleasant Hill, Hull, Perry, New Canton, Nebo, Milton, Baylis.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Pennsylvania , Chester County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Pike, IL
County total employment by year in Pike, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Pike, IL

Current college students: 473
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 81 (71.5% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

0.5%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 272000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.5%

Pike County marital status for males Pike County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,758
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 331
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 621
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 2,547 (38 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,626

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,38334
Mainline Protestant1,77816
Catholic3641
Other2222
None9,683-
Pike County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Pike County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Pike County:

Average size of farms: 409 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,924
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $253.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $83,258
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 63.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,037
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.58
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.57%
Corn for grain: 149532 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6721 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 102273 harvested acres
Vegetables: 147 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 393 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pike County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Pike County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from Pike County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2010 to August 07, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1935: August 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1935, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to July 22, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1771: June 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1771, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1469: May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1368: May 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1368, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pike

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,327 (81.7%)
  • Carpooled: 358 (6.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 102 (1.9%)
  • Walked: 146 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 346 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (22%)
  • Mexico (20%)
  • Nepal (11%)
  • India (10%)
  • France (10%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pike County


  • German (23%)
  • American (19%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Pike County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 390 people in state prisons
  • 260 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Pike County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 384 people in state prisons
  • 186 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,782.

4.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.60% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($24,562 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($13,072 average AGI)
Pike County:

1.61%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, IL  0.83% ($37,510 average AGI)


4.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.54% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($23,273 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($15,322 average AGI)
Pike County:

1.56%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, IL  1.05% ($39,452 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Pike County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Pike County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pike County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pike County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,525 (3,037 aged, 488 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 298 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pike County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Unspecified dementia (337)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (211)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (201)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (200)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (191)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (113)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (86)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (77)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (62)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.85
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,168
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 146
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,103

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,000
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,386
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,864
  • In family households: 12,557 (2,197 male householders, 1,979 female householders)
    3,287 spouses, 4,010 children (3,790 natural, 48 adopted, 171 stepchildren), 428 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 101 other relatives, 345 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,773 (1,141 male householders (1,001 living alone)), 1,298 female householders (1,189 living alone)), 325 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 538

Size of family households: 2,301 2-persons, 796 3-persons, 671 4-persons, 250 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,190 1-person, 200 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 13 4-persons.

2,208 married couples with children.
853 single-parent households (209 men, 644 women).

98.1% of residents of Pike speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,492,000 ($6,174 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,305,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,879,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,013,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,915,000
Federal grants: $15,163,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,522,000 ($67,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,000,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $829,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,863,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,495,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 980
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,125
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -142
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pike County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.90 millions of gallons per day (72% from ground, 28% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Pike County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Pike County, Illinois
  • 672014 or later
  • 582010 to 2013
  • 6422000 to 2009
  • 6041990 to 1999
  • 4391980 to 1989
  • 1,0831970 to 1979
  • 8941960 to 1969
  • 9281950 to 1959
  • 7601940 to 1949
  • 2,5021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Illinois
  • 311 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 4674 rooms
  • 1,2255 rooms
  • 1,1796 rooms
  • 7927 rooms
  • 5508 rooms
  • 7639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Illinois
  • 541 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 1873 rooms
  • 3284 rooms
  • 2475 rooms
  • 2616 rooms
  • 1777 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 939+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Illinois
  • 36no bedroom
  • 2321 bedroom
  • 1,6642 bedrooms
  • 2,1623 bedrooms
  • 8444 bedrooms
  • 1635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Illinois
  • 54no bedroom
  • 2471 bedroom
  • 4862 bedrooms
  • 4783 bedrooms
  • 1794 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 188no vehicle
  • 1,3581 vehicle
  • 2,1642 vehicles
  • 1,0023 vehicles
  • 3024 vehicles
  • 1235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 241no vehicle
  • 7101 vehicle
  • 3462 vehicles
  • 1663 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.3% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Illinois.

Pike County:

88.3%
State average:

87.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,227
  • Other state: 3,468
  • Northeast: 203
  • Midwest: 2,465
  • South: 497
  • West: 317
Year householders moved into unit in Pike County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.1%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 78
Here:

20.4%
Illinois:

27.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pike County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,119,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $382,000
    General - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,193,000
    Regular Highways: $1,284,000
    General - Other: $1,266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $994,000
    Financial Administration: $884,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $471,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
    Highways: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $879,000
    Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $41,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,641,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,533,000
    Highways: $571,000
    Public Welfare: $415,000
    Health and Hospitals: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,671,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $166,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,435,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,119,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $382,000
    General - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,193,000
    Regular Highways: $1,284,000
    General - Other: $1,266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $994,000
    Financial Administration: $884,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $471,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
    Highways: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $879,000
    Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $41,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,641,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,533,000
    Highways: $571,000
    Public Welfare: $415,000
    Health and Hospitals: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,671,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $166,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,435,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,119,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $382,000
    General - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,193,000
    Regular Highways: $1,284,000
    General - Other: $1,266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $994,000
    Financial Administration: $884,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $471,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
    Highways: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $879,000
    Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $41,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,641,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,533,000
    Highways: $571,000
    Public Welfare: $415,000
    Health and Hospitals: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,671,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $166,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,435,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,119,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $382,000
    General - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,193,000
    Regular Highways: $1,284,000
    General - Other: $1,266,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $994,000
    Financial Administration: $884,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Correctional Institutions: $166,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $471,000
    Health and Hospitals: $390,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
    Highways: $40,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $879,000
    Interest Earnings: $83,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare - Other: $86,000
    Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Regular Highways: $41,000
    Police Protection: $24,000
    General - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,641,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,533,000
    Highways: $571,000
    Public Welfare: $415,000
    Health and Hospitals: $177,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,671,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $166,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,435,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 342
  • Number of aged recipients: 30
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 312
  • Number of recipients under 18: 36
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 245
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 61
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 148
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 146
Most common first names in Pike County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19179.4 years
William14777.0 years
John14376.9 years
James12674.6 years
Charles12378.8 years
George12277.6 years
Robert10173.5 years
Helen9181.3 years
Harry6478.2 years
Russell5876.4 years
Most common last names in Pike County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15977.5 years
Johnson6578.6 years
Miller5174.8 years
Moore4576.3 years
Williams4475.6 years
Brown4477.3 years
Martin4178.0 years
Guthrie4077.9 years
Davis3977.6 years
Dunham3484.3 years
Businesses in Pike County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1