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Pike County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 18,541 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 18,351 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,688
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,080
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,778
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,792 (it was 1,673 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Land area: 673 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pike County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (40.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pike County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (7.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 10,163  (54.8%)
Females: 8,378  (45.2%)
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Pike County,MO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,539 ($32,373 in 1999)

This county:

$43,539
Missouri:

$50,238

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $531)
This county:

$432
State:

$588


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $101,452 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Pike:

$101,452
Missouri:

$147,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,611 - $175,585
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 2,103

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 36
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $892 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $769 (0.8%)

Pike County household income distribution in 2009 Pike County home values distribution Pike County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.3%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for American Indian residents, 33.8% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.5%
Pike County:

14.5%
Missouri:

14.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.8% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.9% for American Indian residents, 36.5% for other race residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 57 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pike County is $352 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $607 a month.

Cities in this county include: Louisiana, Bowling Green, Clarksville, Eolia, Frankford, Curryville, Paynesville, Ashley, St. Clement, Ashburn.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Atlantic County, New Jersey , Butler County, Ohio , Placer County, California , Hendricks County, Indiana , Montgomery County, Ohio , Ripley County, Indiana , Ray County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 429
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 288 (13% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 152
  • 1990 to 1994: 68
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 37
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 19
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,484
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 310
  • 5 to 9: 114
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 or more: 88
  • Mobile homes: 1,168
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 1,500 (119 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,369

Here:

52.3% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,58537
Mainline Protestant1,86726
Catholic1,2503
Black Protestant3012
Other22
None8,511-
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: 4
Pike County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Pike County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

8.4%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

29.9%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Pike County:

Average size of farms: 325 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,759
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $154.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,989
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,749
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.62
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.02%
Corn for grain: 56797 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11200 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 80379 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 66 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pike County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri 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 186.4 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 179.0 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 175.1 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 205.1 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 206.4 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 187.8 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 29, 2013 to June 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4130: July 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4130, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1736: December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pike County (%):

  • United States or American (25%)
  • German (25%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Pike County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,678 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,010 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 69 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 286 (4%)
  • Other means: 95 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,878 people in state prisons
  • 246 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 1,924 people in state prisons
  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,546.

4.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.37% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($19,066 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($8,728 average AGI)
Pike County:

1.39%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lincoln County, MO  0.88% ($28,925 average AGI)
from Marion County, MO  0.38% ($19,826)
from St. Charles County, MO  0.33% ($39,450)
from Audrain County, MO  0.28% ($27,824)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.25% ($25,067)
from Pike County, IL  0.20% ($20,083)
from Ralls County, MO  0.20% ($29,667)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.77% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($22,114 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($8,857 average AGI)
Pike County:

1.44%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lincoln County, MO  0.83% ($31,200 average AGI)
to Audrain County, MO  0.66% ($21,700)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.48% ($33,724)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.28% ($43,706)
to Marion County, MO  0.26% ($29,438)
to Pike County, IL  0.20% ($25,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Pike County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Pike County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pike County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pike County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pike County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,208 (2,665 aged, 543 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 436 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (425)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (212)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (192)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (162)
  • Congestive heart failure (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (102)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (62)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)
  • Unspecified renal failure (49)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,575
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 130
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,119

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,210
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,157

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,354
  • In family households: 13,820 (3,364 male householders, 1,092 female householders)
    3,404 spouses, 4,759 children (4,352 natural, 112 adopted, 295 stepchildren), 352 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 98 parents, 136 other relatives, 454 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,534 (1,041 male householders (836 living alone)), 1,063 female householders (941 living alone)), 430 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,162 (2,103 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,070 2-persons, 959 3-persons, 803 4-persons, 372 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 108 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,777 1-person, 271 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,980 married couples with children.
957 single-parent households (246 men, 711 women).

93.8% of residents of Pike County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 55% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $114,172,000 ($6,204 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,366,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,253,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,708,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,934,000
Federal grants: $22,473,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,698,000 ($11,758,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,106,000 ($489,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,016,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,839,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,446,000

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

Births: 1,203
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,060
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +135
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +160
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pike County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.51 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 69
  • 2010 to 2013: 254
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,066
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,085
  • 1980 to 1989: 906
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,094
  • 1960 to 1969: 748
  • 1950 to 1959: 625
  • 1940 to 1949: 328
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,755
Note: State values scaled to Pike population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 123
  • 4 rooms: 638
  • 5 rooms: 1,280
  • 6 rooms: 1,145
  • 7 rooms: 722
  • 8 rooms: 487
  • 9+ rooms: 361
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 72
  • 3 rooms: 314
  • 4 rooms: 473
  • 5 rooms: 432
  • 6 rooms: 206
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 36
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 234
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,346
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,343
  • 4 bedrooms: 695
  • 5+ bedrooms: 151
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 469
  • 2 bedrooms: 645
  • 3 bedrooms: 426
  • 4 bedrooms: 94
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • no vehicle: 278
  • 1 vehicle: 1,183
  • 2 vehicles: 2,005
  • 3 vehicles: 919
  • 4 vehicles: 294
  • 5+ vehicles: 99
  • no vehicle: 333
  • 1 vehicle: 689
  • 2 vehicles: 468
  • 3 vehicles: 127
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

56% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Missouri.

Pike County:

55.6%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 13,710
  • Northeast: 222
  • Midwest: 2,506
  • South: 1,100
  • West: 484

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $26,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.3%)
  • Electricity (22.6%)
  • Wood (7.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (43.0%)
  • Electricity (35.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 198
Here:

9.7%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

9.7%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 86
Here:

23.7%
Missouri:

24.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pike County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $582,000
    General Public Buildings: $217,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,564,000
    Regular Highways: $1,100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $610,000
    Police Protection: $540,000
    Financial Administration: $462,000
    General - Other: $447,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $244,000
    Central Staff Services: $105,000
    General Public Buildings: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $6,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $140,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,138,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,564,000
    All Other: $273,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $110,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $27,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $668,000
    All Other: $88,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,064,000
    Property: $1,043,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $580,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,957,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 393
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 359
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 262
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 80
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 161
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 171
Pike County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pike County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Pike County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William21576.4 years
Mary21178.7 years
John18778.2 years
James16873.9 years
Charles12674.1 years
Robert9273.2 years
George8976.4 years
Helen6978.9 years
Margaret6881.6 years
Ruth6183.1 years
Most common last names in Pike County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10276.5 years
Brown6781.5 years
Miller5875.0 years
Davis3876.3 years
Johnson3772.2 years
White3677.4 years
Henderson3578.2 years
Jones3571.6 years
Elliott3473.3 years
Griffith3478.9 years
Businesses in Pike County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular2
Jones New York1UPS3
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1