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Pike County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 39,422 (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: 96 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pike County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pike County, MS (2019)
    • 21,42654.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,00343.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6201.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1930.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1300.3%Asian alone
    • 790.2%Two or more races
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 18,573  (47.1%)
Females: 20,849  (52.9%)
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Average household size:
Pike County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,285 ($24,562 in 1999)
This county:

$32,285
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $543 (lower quartile is $367, upper quartile is $656)
This county:

$543
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,883 (it was $53,400 in 2000)
Pike:

$102,883
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,947 - $182,215
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,069
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $339

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:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $46,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $97,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $299,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pike, MS residents
Average permit cost in Pike, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,083 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $730 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pike, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pike, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pike, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.9%
Pike County:

31.9%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 27.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.1% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.0 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, American Indian residents: 20.6 years old, Asian residents: 44.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 52.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

7.9%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 1,453
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 238 (43.9% naturalized citizens)

Pike County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 602010 or later
  • 1082000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 921980 to 1989
  • 941970 to 1979
  • 85Before 1970

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: 11,962
  • One, attached: 131
  • Two: 296
  • 3 or 4: 513
  • 5 to 9: 467
  • 10 to 19: 257
  • 20 to 49: 516
  • 50 or more: 184
  • Mobile homes: 4,351
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Pike County with a mortgage: 3,475 (28 second mortgage, 197 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,315

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pike County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 Pike County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 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 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from Pike County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 22, 2020 - April 23, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4551-MS: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4551, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pike

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,492 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,482 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 59 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 250 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 111 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 234 (1.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • Vietnam (15%)
  • Japan (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Other Western Africa (7%)
  • England (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pike County


  • American (14%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $45,619.

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.95% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,583 average AGI)
2.04% relocated from other states ($18,182 average AGI)
Pike County:

2.04%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Amite County, MS  0.52% ($38,129 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, MS  0.46% ($36,532)
from Walthall County, MS  0.45% ($27,639)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.27% ($35,162)
from Hinds County, MS  0.26% ($34,029)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.96% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($21,039 average AGI)
2.50% relocated to other states ($15,650 average AGI)
Pike County:

2.50%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Walthall County, MS  0.53% ($30,944 average AGI)
to Amite County, MS  0.53% ($33,083)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.38% ($44,431)
to Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.31% ($22,119)
to Lamar County, MS  0.18% ($32,680)
to Forrest County, MS  0.16% ($36,136)
to Harrison County, MS  0.16% ($18,955)

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 2019: 12.6

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 population in Pike County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
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: 7,421 (5,457 aged, 1,964 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,556 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pike County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,060)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (644)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (545)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (438)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (425)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (420)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (291)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (131)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (105)
  • Congestive heart failure (104)

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: 39,422
  • Male householders: 6,628 (2,534 living alone), Female householders: 7,721 (3,233 living alone)
  • 5,527 spouses (5,507 opposite-sex spouses), 284 unmarried partners, (254 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,010 children (11,884 natural, 504 adopted, 580 stepchildren), 2,268 grandchildren, 667 brothers or sisters, 243 parents, 16 foster children, 1,139 other relatives, 937 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,047

Size of family households: 4,283 2-persons, 1,729 3-persons, 1,227 4-persons, 670 5-persons, 294 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,768 1-person, 181 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

3,594 married couples with children.
4,048 single-parent households (291 men, 3,757 women).

97.3% of residents of Pike speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% 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:

6.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Pike County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Pike County, Mississippi
  • 6802014 or later
  • 5892010 to 2013
  • 2,2502000 to 2009
  • 2,5861990 to 1999
  • 2,7061980 to 1989
  • 4,3631970 to 1979
  • 2,3801960 to 1969
  • 1,4261950 to 1959
  • 4191940 to 1949
  • 1,3531939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Mississippi
  • 81 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1493 rooms
  • 6304 rooms
  • 1,6865 rooms
  • 1,6296 rooms
  • 2,1947 rooms
  • 1,7058 rooms
  • 1,8719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
  • 2031 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 1,0254 rooms
  • 1,5065 rooms
  • 6826 rooms
  • 5757 rooms
  • 3228 rooms
  • 659+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pike County, Mississippi
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1661 bedroom
  • 1,6592 bedrooms
  • 5,4523 bedrooms
  • 1,9554 bedrooms
  • 5545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pike County, Mississippi
  • 199no bedroom
  • 5961 bedroom
  • 1,7442 bedrooms
  • 1,8863 bedrooms
  • 1504 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pike County, Mississippi 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
  • 358no vehicle
  • 2,9021 vehicle
  • 3,4802 vehicles
  • 1,7723 vehicles
  • 9084 vehicles
  • 3575+ 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
  • 595no vehicle
  • 2,8581 vehicle
  • 7842 vehicles
  • 3073 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

90.0% of Pike County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Mississippi.

Pike County:

90.0%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 30,592
  • Other state: 8,497
  • Northeast: 441
  • Midwest: 1,024
  • South: 6,302
  • West: 732
Year householders moved into unit in Pike County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pike County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.9%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 402
Here:

9.6%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 386
Here:

17.3%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 143
Here:

9.3%
Mississippi:

10.9%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,355,000
    Other: $914,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $902,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,399,000
    Police Protection: $3,242,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,911,000
    Financial Administration: $2,360,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,283,000
    General - Other: $1,950,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,322,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,023,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $106,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,682,000
    Other - Libraries: $340,000
    Other - Health - Other: $89,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $130,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,507,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,092,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $820,000
    Interest Earnings: $70,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,369,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,170,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $960,000
    Highways: $835,000
    Health and Hospitals: $528,000
    Public Welfare: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,494,000
    Other License: $736,000

Pike County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,355,000
    Other: $914,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $902,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,399,000
    Police Protection: $3,242,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,911,000
    Financial Administration: $2,360,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,283,000
    General - Other: $1,950,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,322,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,023,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $106,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,682,000
    Other - Libraries: $340,000
    Other - Health - Other: $89,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $130,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,507,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,092,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $820,000
    Interest Earnings: $70,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,369,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,170,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $960,000
    Highways: $835,000
    Health and Hospitals: $528,000
    Public Welfare: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,494,000
    Other License: $736,000

Pike County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,355,000
    Other: $914,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $902,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,399,000
    Police Protection: $3,242,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,911,000
    Financial Administration: $2,360,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,283,000
    General - Other: $1,950,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,322,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,023,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $106,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,682,000
    Other - Libraries: $340,000
    Other - Health - Other: $89,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $130,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,507,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,092,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $820,000
    Interest Earnings: $70,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,369,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,170,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $960,000
    Highways: $835,000
    Health and Hospitals: $528,000
    Public Welfare: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,494,000
    Other License: $736,000

Pike County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,355,000
    Other: $914,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $902,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,399,000
    Police Protection: $3,242,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,911,000
    Financial Administration: $2,360,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,283,000
    General - Other: $1,950,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,322,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,023,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $106,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $1,682,000
    Other - Libraries: $340,000
    Other - Health - Other: $89,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $59,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $130,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,507,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,092,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $820,000
    Interest Earnings: $70,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,369,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,170,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,032,000
    General Local Government Support: $960,000
    Highways: $835,000
    Health and Hospitals: $528,000
    Public Welfare: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,494,000
    Other License: $736,000

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
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