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Pike County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2016: 56,304 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 46,302 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,882
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,929
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,787
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,114 (it was 2,646 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

30%

Land area: 547 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 103 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pike County: 107.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Pike County, PA (2017)
    • 45,17297.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,29613.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1176.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7711.7%Two or more races
    • 6951.5%Asian alone
    • 1670.4%Some other race alone
    • 940.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 140.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 28,170  (50.0%)
Females: 28,134  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,992 ($44,608 in 1999)
This county:

$65,992
Pennsylvania:

$59,195

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $960 (lower quartile is $726, upper quartile is $1,244)
This county:

$960
State:

$743


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $224,589 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Pike:

$224,589
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,766 - $310,870

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $225,835
Here:

$225,835
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $232,999
Here:

$232,999
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $322,582
Here:

$322,582
State:

$167,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $322,450
Here:

$322,450
State:

$239,223

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,103
Here:

$262,103
State:

$279,683

Mobile homes: $79,001
Here:

$79,001
State:

$63,273

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,522
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $576

Institutionalized population: 430

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Health of residents in Pike County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
76.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
54.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
60.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
71.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 390 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 379 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1999: 433 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2000: 469 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2001: 514 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 723 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2003: 886 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2004: 1048 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2005: 1033 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2006: 1005 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2007: 709 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2008: 411 buildings, average cost: $219,400
  • 2009: 230 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2010: 189 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2011: 102 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2014: 85 buildings, average cost: $285,200
  • 2015: 76 buildings, average cost: $272,700
  • 2016: 75 buildings, average cost: $265,100
  • 2017: 86 buildings, average cost: $243,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Pike, PA residents
Average permit cost in Pike, PA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,621 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,087 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Pike, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pike, PA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pike, PA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
Pike County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.0% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.9 years old
(Males: 46.5 years old, Females: 47.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.1 years old, Black residents: 40.7 years old, American Indian residents: 51.0 years old, Asian residents: 38.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.0 years old, Other race residents: 41.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pike County is $734 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $850 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1151 a month.

Cities in this county include: Saw Creek, Hemlock Farms, Pocono Woodland Lakes, Matamoras, Gold Key Lake, Sunrise Lake, Birchwood Lakes, Conashaugh Lakes, Milford, Pocono Ranch Lands.

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: Ashtabula County, Ohio , Crawford County , Luzerne County , Poweshiek County, Iowa , Rock Island County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 1,412
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,101 (65.4% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

9.1%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5202010 or later
  • 9012000 to 2009
  • 1,1301990 to 1999
  • 4671980 to 1989
  • 3481970 to 1979
  • 1,139Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 28.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,434
  • One, attached: 949
  • Two: 419
  • 3 or 4: 313
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 99
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 177
  • Mobile homes: 1,277
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 11,773 (374 second mortgage, 1,334 home equity loan, 57 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,964

Here:

68.8% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,50011
Mainline Protestant3,53313
Evangelical Protestant1,35112
Other41
None39,981-
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: 8
Pike County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pike County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

8.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

30.3%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Pike County:

Average size of farms: 198 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,211
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $505.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,636
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,009
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 44.77%
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pike County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.6 miles away from Pike County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 227.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 280.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Pike County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4099: January 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4099, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 14, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3339: August 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 3339, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 30, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4025: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4025, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1649: June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 02, 2005 to April 23, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1587: April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: 1587, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Severe Storms, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 31, 1998 to June 02, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1219: June 08, 1998, FEMA Id: 1219, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1093: January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: 1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 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: 10,159 (75.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,095 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 115 (0.9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 14 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 108 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 568 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,496 (11.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Argentina (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pike County


  • Italian (16%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • American (6%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 202 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 335 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,663.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


7.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.63% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($13,724 average AGI)
4.75% relocated to other states ($33,859 average AGI)
Pike County:

4.75%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, PA  0.86% ($39,931 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.62% ($39,022)
to Orange County, NY  0.45% ($39,622)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.34% ($48,014)
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.30% ($44,031)
to Kings County, NY  0.18% ($44,846)
to Northampton County, PA  0.14% ($52,613)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Births per 1000 population in Pike County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Pike County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pike County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.9%
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
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: 9,662 (7,862 aged, 1,800 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,069 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (617)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (517)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (393)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (255)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (162)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (147)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Congestive heart failure (128)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (113)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 598
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.1
  • Other - 66.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 56,304
  • In family households: 48,153 (7,819 male householders, 7,328 female householders)
    12,072 spouses, 15,733 children (14,759 natural, 435 adopted, 530 stepchildren), 1,204 grandchildren, 318 brothers or sisters, 1,407 parents, 796 other relatives, 1,487 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,639 (3,030 male householders (2,417 living alone)), 3,092 female householders (2,714 living alone)), 1,517 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 443

Size of family households: 7,514 2-persons, 3,165 3-persons, 2,569 4-persons, 997 5-persons, 624 6-persons, 280 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,130 1-person, 863 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 29 6-persons.

6,989 married couples with children.
2,504 single-parent households (1,081 men, 1,423 women).

88.0% of residents of Pike speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $186,001,000 ($3,437 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,028,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,851,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,365,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $33,000
Federal grants: $16,358,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,610,000 ($257,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,783,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $121,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,036,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,682,000

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

Births: 2,081
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,808
Here:

32 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +108
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,735
Here +173 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pike County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.70 millions of gallons per day (88% from ground, 12% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • 1722014 or later
  • 5152010 to 2013
  • 8,0762000 to 2009
  • 6,1241990 to 1999
  • 8,9551980 to 1989
  • 6,5171970 to 1979
  • 3,0601960 to 1969
  • 2,2051950 to 1959
  • 7111940 to 1949
  • 2,8011939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • 141 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 4633 rooms
  • 2,1204 rooms
  • 3,5085 rooms
  • 4,2546 rooms
  • 2,6837 rooms
  • 2,3978 rooms
  • 2,2399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • 1611 room
  • 1022 rooms
  • 4553 rooms
  • 5494 rooms
  • 8045 rooms
  • 6106 rooms
  • 3857 rooms
  • 1638 rooms
  • 2109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • 14no bedroom
  • 2951 bedroom
  • 3,0742 bedrooms
  • 9,8783 bedrooms
  • 3,6744 bedrooms
  • 7965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
  • 161no bedroom
  • 3661 bedroom
  • 9882 bedrooms
  • 1,4833 bedrooms
  • 3024 bedrooms
  • 1755+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Pennsylvania 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
  • 449no vehicle
  • 4,8541 vehicle
  • 7,6082 vehicles
  • 3,2723 vehicles
  • 1,0904 vehicles
  • 5335+ 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
  • 528no vehicle
  • 1,3671 vehicle
  • 1,0882 vehicles
  • 3893 vehicles
  • 1024 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

89.1% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Pennsylvania.

Pike County:

89.1%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 12,056
  • Other state: 38,787
  • Northeast: 35,527
  • Midwest: 1,011
  • South: 1,566
  • West: 699
Year householders moved into unit in Pike County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.3%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.4%Wood
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 221
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

2.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 426
Here:

23.2%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,016,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,084,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,123,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,132,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,066,000
    Total Federal Securities: $270,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $56,000
    From Other Governments: $47,000
    Benefit Payments: $40,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,696,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,152,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $971,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,041,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,739,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $343,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,764,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,774,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,296,000
    Housing and Community Development: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,669,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,064,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,019,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,016,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,084,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,123,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,132,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,066,000
    Total Federal Securities: $270,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $56,000
    From Other Governments: $47,000
    Benefit Payments: $40,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,696,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,152,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $971,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,041,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,739,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $343,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,764,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,774,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,296,000
    Housing and Community Development: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,669,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,064,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,019,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,016,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,084,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,123,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,132,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,066,000
    Total Federal Securities: $270,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $56,000
    From Other Governments: $47,000
    Benefit Payments: $40,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,696,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,152,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $971,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,041,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,739,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $343,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,764,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,774,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,296,000
    Housing and Community Development: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,669,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,064,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,019,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,016,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,084,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,123,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,306,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,132,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,093,000
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,066,000
    Total Federal Securities: $270,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $56,000
    From Other Governments: $47,000
    Benefit Payments: $40,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $12,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,696,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,152,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $971,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,780,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,041,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,739,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $343,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $636,000
    General - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,764,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,774,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,296,000
    Housing and Community Development: $127,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,669,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,064,000
    Other License: $21,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,019,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 590
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 543
  • Number of recipients under 18: 144
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 356
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 90
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 175
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 288
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED252$169,528448$162,4401,516$170,218164$81,6461$183,000635$174,9788$62,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$149,28638$147,263165$164,58227$56,5560$040$162,6256$121,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED64$168,28174$148,7571,041$185,260120$69,2080$0174$175,3458$67,625
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$168,98180$151,200509$186,76232$103,4060$0117$165,8892$67,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$148,0008$134,250114$178,9825$83,2000$023$150,0431$220,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$202,65619$188,6847$241,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$247,22715$209,6007$320,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$176,23522$207,0006$151,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$135,5003$163,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$220,0001$304,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pike, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pike, PA - Value
Most common first names in Pike County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14176.4 years
William10573.7 years
Mary8082.1 years
Robert7773.3 years
Helen6480.0 years
Charles5774.6 years
Joseph5673.2 years
James5572.8 years
George5475.9 years
Anna5283.3 years
Most common last names in Pike County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3172.0 years
Miller1879.0 years
Myer1687.6 years
Williams1469.0 years
Brown1381.9 years
Snyder1380.1 years
Clark1276.3 years
Decker1174.5 years
Greening1175.4 years
Murphy1176.4 years
Businesses in Pike County, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Best Western1McDonald's2
CVS1New Balance1
Curves2Nike1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid3
Fashion Bug1Staples1
FedEx5Subway4
GNC1True Value3
Home Depot1U-Haul6
Kincaid1UPS8
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger4Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1