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Pike County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 39,932 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 38,940 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,570
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,170
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,997
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,630 (it was 3,795 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 409 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pike County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (16.9%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pike County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (53.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 18,802  (47.1%)
Females: 21,130  (52.9%)
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Pike County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,464 ($24,562 in 1999)

This county:

$32,464
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $302, upper quartile is $587)
This county:

$482
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,396 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Pike:

$94,396
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,250 - $173,064
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $948
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $320

Institutionalized population: 513

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 171
  • Thefts: 202
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 219
  • Thefts: 306
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $875 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $671 (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 2016: 29.6%
Pike County:

29.6%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.4 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 14.4 years old, Asian residents: 45.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.2 years old, Other race residents: 19.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pike County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $599 a month.

Cities in this county include: McComb, Magnolia, Summit, Osyka.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Pike County: Street (A), Woodman Springs Picnic Area (B), Henderson Poultry Farm (C), Smithdale Field (D), Pine Hills Country Club (E), Osyka Springs Campground (F), Old Smithdale (G), Southwest Amite Volunteer Fire Department (H), Street Volunteer Fire Department (I), North Central Volunteer Fire Department (J), Smithdale Volunteer Fire Department (K), East Central Volunteer Fire Department (L), O'Neil Volunteer Fire Department (M), Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department (N), Gillsburg Rural Volunteer Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pike County include: New Zion Church (A), Oak Grove Church (B), Oak Grove Baptist Church (C), Thompson Baptist Church (D), Robinson Baptist Church (E), Mount Olive Baptist Church (F), Glading Baptist Church (G), Gillsburg Baptist Church (H), Church of God of Prophecy (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Newman Cemetery (1), Holly Grove Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Flowers Cemetery (4), Fenn Cemetery (5), Burris Cemetery (6), New Hope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Greengate Lake (A), Mount Nebo Lake (B), Greengate Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Purlon Branch (A), Webb Branch (B), Causey Creek (C), Cars Creek (D), Stafford Creek (E), Speculation Creek (F), Shaw Creek (G), Shackaloa Creek (H), Section Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pike County: Mount Nebo Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Jackson County, Florida , Cook County, Georgia , St. Helena Parish, Louisiana , Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana , Mills County, Texas , Sabine County, Texas , Trinity County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,453
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 293 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 49
  • 2000 to 2009: 115
  • 1990 to 1999: 56
  • 1980 to 1989: 92
  • 1970 to 1979: 94
  • Before 1970: 85
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,386
  • One, attached: 187
  • Two: 645
  • 3 or 4: 616
  • 5 to 9: 478
  • 10 to 19: 141
  • 20 to 49: 124
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 4,523
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 3,799 (30 second mortgage, 231 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,117

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,12157
Black Protestant2,94515
Mainline Protestant2,61716
Catholic1,4533
Other3072
Orthodox501
None14,911-
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: 11
Pike County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Pike County:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Pike County:

Average size of farms: 142 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,944
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $106.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.73%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,943
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,023
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.86
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.02%
All wheat for grain: 242 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 88 acres

Tornado activity:

Pike County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1695116.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/12/1990, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pike County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from Pike County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 412.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from Pike County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 306.9 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:

  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 05, 1998, Emergency Declared EM-3132: September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 3132, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 25, 1998 to October 05, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1251: October 01, 1998, FEMA Id: 1251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Mexico (43%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (17%)
  • India (14%)
  • Other Western Africa (8%)
  • England (4%)
  • Malaysia (2%)
  • Japan (2%)

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

  • American (28%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Pike County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,542 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,318 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 61 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 453 (3.0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 220 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 250 (1.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 404 people in nursing homes
  • 256 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 40 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 27 people in military disciplinary barracks
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 291 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 283 people in college/university student housing
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 85 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,287.

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.96% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($13,697 average AGI)
2.74% relocated from other states ($13,167 average AGI)
Pike County:

2.74%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Amite County, MS  0.60% ($24,634 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, MS  0.39% ($31,019)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.36% ($17,510)
from Walthall County, MS  0.35% ($24,083)
from Hinds County, MS  0.28% ($22,051)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.19% ($23,808)
from Forrest County, MS  0.17% ($24,542)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.81% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($14,773 average AGI)
2.76% relocated to other states ($15,400 average AGI)
Pike County:

2.76%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Amite County, MS  0.47% ($28,063 average AGI)
to Walthall County, MS  0.42% ($22,793)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.40% ($28,073)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.34% ($28,340)
to Hinds County, MS  0.22% ($25,633)
to Forrest County, MS  0.18% ($34,250)
to Lamar County, MS  0.15% ($31,286)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.6

Births per 1000 population in Pike County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Pike County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pike County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
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: 7,421 (5,457 aged, 1,964 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,556 (14%)

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, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,034)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (457)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (425)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (322)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (306)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (287)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (174)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (159)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (137)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (132)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,404
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 492
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 96,014

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,306
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.3
  • Other - 33.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,932
  • In family households: 32,763 (4,142 male householders, 5,151 female householders)
    5,746 spouses, 13,467 children (12,578 natural, 332 adopted, 556 stepchildren), 1,801 grandchildren, 555 brothers or sisters, 372 parents, 690 other relatives, 840 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,189 (2,301 male householders (2,017 living alone)), 3,037 female householders (2,803 living alone)), 848 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 990

Size of family households: 4,182 2-persons, 2,179 3-persons, 1,612 4-persons, 883 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,829 1-person, 390 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

3,810 married couples with children.
4,644 single-parent households (579 men, 4,065 women).

96.7% of residents of Pike speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $253,032,000 ($6,445 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,966,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $111,595,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $66,162,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,495,000
Federal grants: $61,996,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,530,000 ($127,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,255,000 ($2,080,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $617,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,417,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,709,000

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

Births: 3,447
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,342
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -599
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pike County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.42 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 332
  • 2010 to 2013: 544
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,343
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,582
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,565
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,773
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,029
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,648
  • 1940 to 1949: 752
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,615
Note: State values scaled to Pike population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 80
  • 3 rooms: 88
  • 4 rooms: 787
  • 5 rooms: 2,367
  • 6 rooms: 2,121
  • 7 rooms: 1,842
  • 8 rooms: 1,131
  • 9+ rooms: 1,448
  • 1 room: 71
  • 2 rooms: 146
  • 3 rooms: 683
  • 4 rooms: 1,348
  • 5 rooms: 1,433
  • 6 rooms: 650
  • 7 rooms: 247
  • 8 rooms: 148
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • no bedroom: 43
  • 1 bedroom: 133
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,541
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,746
  • 5+ bedrooms: 381
  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 738
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,927
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,845
  • 4 bedrooms: 135
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pike County population
  • no vehicle: 547
  • 1 vehicle: 2,868
  • 2 vehicles: 3,679
  • 3 vehicles: 1,785
  • 4 vehicles: 632
  • 5+ vehicles: 325
  • no vehicle: 1,041
  • 1 vehicle: 2,280
  • 2 vehicles: 1,061
  • 3 vehicles: 288
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

88% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Mississippi.

Pike County:

88.0%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 29,888
  • Other state: 9,693
  • Northeast: 590
  • Midwest: 1,264
  • South: 6,994
  • West: 830

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.3%)
  • Utility gas (23.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.6%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (69.4%)
  • Utility gas (24.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 621
Here:

13.8%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 323
Here:

14.0%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 115
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

9.8%

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:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,656,000
    Police Protection: $2,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,833,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,584,000
    Health - Other: $1,437,000
    Financial Administration: $1,281,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,151,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,093,000
    General Public Buildings: $547,000
    General - Other: $352,000
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $65,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $1,207,000
    Libraries: $289,000
    Transit Utilities: $222,000
    Health - Other: $69,000
    Central Staff Services: $54,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $326,000
    General Public Building: $222,000
    Police Protection: $92,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,117,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $895,000
    All Other: $768,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $417,000
    Health and Hospitals: $220,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $791,000
    Interest Earnings: $229,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $182,000
    Rents: $83,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,160,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,077,000
    Highways: $880,000
    All Other: $805,000
    Public Welfare: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,664,000
    Other License: $563,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,906,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,976,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,750,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,250,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $930,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $500,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,653,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,776,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,248
  • Number of aged recipients: 221
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,027
  • Number of recipients under 18: 391
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,338
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 519
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 950
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 948
Pike County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Pike County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32669.8 years
Mary30276.7 years
John28572.6 years
William23471.7 years
Willie23472.3 years
Robert18570.4 years
Charles14768.9 years
George13673.8 years
Thomas12270.6 years
Annie12177.3 years
Most common last names in Pike County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams27372.1 years
Smith25773.1 years
Brown17374.3 years
Martin17171.9 years
Jackson16169.7 years
Johnson15173.2 years
Simmons14575.1 years
Jones13171.6 years
Brumfield13071.7 years
Varnado11272.0 years
Businesses in Pike County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's3
Ashley Furniture1Nike3
AutoZone1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Best Western1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Popeyes1
CVS1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Circle K3Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sears2
Foot Locker1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS5
GameStop1Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jones New York3Wendy's1
KFC1