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Pike County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Pike County is 11,187, which is 1.03% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Pike County population density is 18.22 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 55.42 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Pike County is white, which represent 89.62% of the total population. The average Pike County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 11,187. #61

Population Growth Since 2000, #40

Pike County
-1.03%
Arkansas
10.24%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #59

Pike County
18.22 per square mile
Arkansas
55.42 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:10,026 (89.62%, #31)
Black:327 (2.92%, #47)
Hispanic:736 (6.58%, #13)
Asian:51 (0.46%, #34)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):8 (0.07%, #71)
One Race, Other:533 (4.76%, see rank)
Two or More Races:242 (2.16%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:538 (73.10%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:138 (18.75%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,830 (69.99%) out of the total population of 11,187 reported first ancestry.

 Pike County% of the Total PopulationArkansasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.24%0.47%
Danish60.05%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch3192.85%, see rank1.47%1.40%
English5925.29%, see rank9.84%8.02%
French2161.93%, see rank2.22%3.34%
German9878.82%, see rank10.98%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.11%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish1,54213.78%, see rank11.33%10.80%
Italian290.26%, see rank1.56%5.52%
Norwegian190.17%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Polish280.25%, see rank0.80%3.01%
Portuguese370.33%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian290.26%, see rank0.16%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1621.45%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish750.67%, see rank1.68%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.26%0.95%
Swedish60.05%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian120.11%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American1,16910.45%, see rank11.48%7.12%
Welsh250.22%, see rank0.44%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 5,518 (49.33%, see rank)
Females: 5,669 (50.67%, see rank)

Pike County
Male: 49.33%
Female: 50.67%
Arkansas
Male: 49.11%
Female: 50.89%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Pike County
41.10 years old
Arkansas
37.60 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Pike County
39.90 years old
Arkansas
36.20 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Pike County
41.80 years old
Arkansas
38.90 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Pike County% of the Total PopulationArkansasU.S.
Under 5 years6906.17%, see rank6.57%6.36%
5 to 9 years8147.28%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years6946.20%, see rank6.69%6.59%
15 to 19 years7396.61%, see rank6.79%6.85%
20 to 24 years5685.08%, see rank6.98%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,18010.55%, see rank12.96%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,51013.50%, see rank12.46%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,57014.03%, see rank13.42%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,41512.65%, see rank12.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,17010.46%, see rank8.54%7.64%
75 to 84 6756.03%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over1621.45%, see rank1.79%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Pike CountyArkansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population7,682, 100%1,949,963209,056,129
Less Than High School1,511, 19.67%, see rank15.70%13.67%
High School Graduate2,801, 36.46%, see rank35.00%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,385, 31.05%, see rank28.65%29.09%
Bachelor Degree596, 7.76%, see rank13.50%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree389, 5.06%, see rank7.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.50, see rank12.9913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Pike County ArkansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten343100.00%0.00%81.08%18.92%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,18798.15%, see rank1.85%, see rank92.72%7.28%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)46697.85%, see rank2.15%, see rank92.62%7.38%90.60%9.40%
College41891.87%, see rank8.13%, see rank86.04%13.96%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School2065.00%, see rank35.00%, see rank78.45%21.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Pike CountyArkansasU.S.
Total Households4,352, 100%1,132,488116,211,092
Average Household Size2.52, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households1,151, 26.45%, see rank27.86%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,201, 73.55%, see rank72.14%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,127, 71.85%, see rank67.25%66.22%
Average Family Size3.09, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family2,288, 52.57%, see rank49.27%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,225, 28.15%, see rank32.75%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Pike County%ArkansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total8,989see rank2,356,007252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over4,403100%, see rank1,144,409123,281,364
Never Married95921.78%, see rank30.23%35.77%
Married2,55357.98%, see rank54.83%52.04%
Widowed1814.11%, see rank2.83%2.57%
Divorced71016.13%, see rank12.11%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over4,586100%, see rank1,211,598129,692,771
Never Married72115.72%, see rank23.78%29.48%
Married2,71859.27%, see rank51.65%49.19%
Widowed49010.68%, see rank10.70%9.16%
Divorced65714.33%, see rank13.87%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Pike County%ArkansasU.S.
Native10,73095.91%, see rank95.39%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,65968.46%, see rank61.30%58.73%
Born in Different State3,04327.20%, see rank33.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
280.25%, see rank0.66%1.42%
Foreign Born4574.09%, see rank4.61%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship700.63%, see rank1.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3873.46%, see rank3.24%7.09%
Born In Europe140.13%, see rank0.34%1.53%
Born In Asia590.53%, see rank1.03%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.07%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.14%0.07%
Born In Latin America3543.16%, see rank2.94%6.83%
Born In Northern America300.27%, see rank0.09%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Pike County%ArkansasU.S.
English4,10894.39%, see rank92.82%79.39%
Spanish1964.50%, see rank4.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages130.30%, see rank1.16%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages350.80%, see rank1.04%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.21%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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