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Pike County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2014: 56,191 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pike County: 109.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.9%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pike County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 28,096  (50.0%)
Females: 28,095  (50.0%)
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Pike County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,988 ($44,608 in 1999)

This county:

$56988
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $850 (lower quartile is $651, upper quartile is $1,096)
This county:

$850
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,514 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Pike:

$192,514
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,908 - $275,878

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $221,038
Here:

$221,038
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $218,675
Here:

$218,675
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $99,798
Here:

$99,798
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,280
Here:

$187,280
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $436,831
Here:

$436,831
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $45,911
Here:

$45,911
State:

$45,445
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,452
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $528

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,185 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,544 (1.3%)

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 2013: 9.6%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.8% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
Pike County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for other race residents, 15.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 46 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 34 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:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,412
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,292 (65% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 153
  • 1990 to 1994: 185
  • 1985 to 1989: 235
  • 1980 to 1984: 232
  • 1975 to 1979: 163
  • 1970 to 1974: 185
  • 1970 to 1974: 187
  • 1965 to 1969: 952

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: 27,986
  • One, attached: 697
  • Two: 354
  • 3 or 4: 293
  • 5 to 9: 124
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 5,088
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 9,252 (733 second mortgage, 1,168 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,839

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

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:

  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1649): June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3235): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 2, 2005 to April 23, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1587): April 14, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1587, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaTropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 1, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1557): September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • PennsylvaniaFlooding, Severe Storms, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 31, 1998 to June 2, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1219): June 8, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1219, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • PennsylvaniaFlooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 1, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1093): January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • PennsylvaniaBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1085): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1085, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • PennsylvaniaSevere Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3105): March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3105, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • PennsylvaniaTropical Storm Agnes, Incident Period: June 23, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-340): June 23, 1972, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • PennsylvaniaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: August 19, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-273): August 19, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-273, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (13%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Romania (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)

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

  • German (19%)
  • Irish (19%)
  • Italian (19%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Pike County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,183 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,472 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 384 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 56 (0%)
  • Railroad: 101 (1%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 321 (2%)
  • Other means: 82 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 659 (3%)

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 $54,147.

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.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



6.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($297 average AGI)
Pike County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

2.50% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($11,411 average AGI)
4.36% relocated to other states ($29,073 average AGI)
Pike County:

4.36%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, PA  0.84% ($27,328 average AGI)
to Wayne County, PA  0.52% ($36,964)
to Orange County, NY  0.46% ($37,337)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.27% ($46,797)
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.25% ($32,426)
to Kings County, NY  0.18% ($61,923)
to Queens County, NY  0.16% ($49,571)

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 live births 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

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: 9,662 (7,862 aged, 1,800 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,069 (8%)

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, 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: 644.340
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 598.190
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.87
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30.18

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.2

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: 56,891
  • In family households: 49,531 (10,619 male householders, 5,269 female householders)
    12,792 spouses, 16,731 children (15,663 natural, 391 adopted, 677 stepchildren), 988 grandchildren, 426 brothers or sisters, 747 parents, 445 other relatives, 1,118 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,360 (3,134 male householders (2,462 living alone)), 2,903 female householders (2,457 living alone)), 1,323 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 478 (430 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,064 2-persons, 3,436 3-persons, 3,115 4-persons, 1,473 5-persons, 517 6-persons, 283 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,919 1-person, 983 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

9,567 married couples with children.
2,053 single-parent households (565 men, 1,488 women).

91.4% of residents of Pike County speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $186,001,000 ($3437 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:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 189
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,820
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,619
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,133
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,683
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,069
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,967
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,016
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,980
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 234
  • 4 rooms: 1,521
  • 5 rooms: 3,220
  • 6 rooms: 4,291
  • 7 rooms: 2,693
  • 8 rooms: 1,494
  • 9+ rooms: 1,291
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 109
  • 3 rooms: 356
  • 4 rooms: 541
  • 5 rooms: 657
  • 6 rooms: 525
  • 7 rooms: 282
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 75
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 289
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,016
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,519
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,363
  • 5+ bedrooms: 590
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 471
  • 2 bedrooms: 882
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,013
  • 4 bedrooms: 207
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 459
  • 1 vehicle: 4,220
  • 2 vehicles: 6,818
  • 3 vehicles: 2,491
  • 4 vehicles: 565
  • 5+ vehicles: 234
  • no vehicle: 217
  • 1 vehicle: 1,186
  • 2 vehicles: 951
  • 3 vehicles: 209
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

61% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20% lived in Pennsylvania.

Pike County:

60.7%
State average:

64.4%

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

  • This state: 9627
  • Northeast: 30903
  • Midwest: 1060
  • South: 1428
  • West: 608

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $91,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (35.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.5%)
  • Utility gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (7.0%)
  • Coal or coke (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Electricity (35.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.3%)
  • Utility gas (15.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.0%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 211
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 149
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 403
Here:

39.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

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 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,885,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,604,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,894,000
    Financial Administration: $1,299,000
    Police Protection: $899,000
    Central Staff Services: $814,000
    Welfare - Other: $509,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $394,000
    General Public Buildings: $378,000
    Libraries: $200,000
    Housing & Community Development: $196,000
    Health Services - Other: $158,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Sewerage: $26,000
    Fire Protection: $11,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000
    Other Hospitals: $4,000
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,354,000
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $2,057,000
    Total Cash & Deposits: $560,000
    Benefit Payments: $314,000
    Withdrawals: $174,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,219,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Corrections - Other: $254,000
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000
    Judicial: $98,000
    General - Other: $32,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Central Staff: $4,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,949,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $500,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $449,000
    Interest Revenue: $273,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,131,000
    Interest Earnings: $398,000
    Rents: $23,000
    Property Sale Other: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,145,000
    General Support: $38,000
    Health & Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,011,000
    NEC: $2,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,310,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,880,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,430,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,878,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $792,000
    Total Other Securities: $373,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,385,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,011,000

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
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)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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