Pike County, OH

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2022 Population
27,151
0.44% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
0.487% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.8%
2.49% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,832
13.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,300
10.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pike County, OH had a population of 27.2k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $50,832. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pike County, OH declined from 27,271 to 27,151, a −0.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,961 to $50,832, a 13.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), White (Hispanic) (0.571%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (0.39%).

None of the households in Pike County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Pike County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Pike County Joint Vocational School District (43 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Pike County, OH was $131,300, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%.

Most people in Pike County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pike County, OH is home to a population of 27.2k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.6% of Pike County, OH residents were born outside of the country (163 people).

In 2022, there were 38.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.7k people) in Pike County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 667 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 295 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Pike County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, OH was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    25.7k ± 36
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    667 ± 214
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    295 ± 260
0.843%
Hispanic Population
229 people

In 2022, there were 38.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.7k people) in Pike County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 667 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 295 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.843% of the people in Pike County, OH are hispanic (229 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pike County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
163 people
0.711%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
194 people

As of 2022, 0.6% of Pike County, OH residents (163 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, OH was 0.711%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    587 ± 153
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    318 ± 138
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    313 ± 124

Pike County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pike County, OH employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in Pike County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,013 people), Retail Trade (1,295 people), and Manufacturing (1,285 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($111,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($98,250), and Information ($85,598).

Occupations

10.3k
2022 Value
± 778
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, OH grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 10.2k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,054 people), Management Occupations (1,032 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (825 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.3k
2022 Value
± 778
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, OH grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 10.2k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,013 people), Retail Trade (1,295 people), and Manufacturing (1,285 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pike County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Pike County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,703
Median earning men ± $4,622
$32,852
Median earning women ± $4,246

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($156,270), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,147), and Information ($85,957).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($60,127), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,375), and Construction ($47,063).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 159
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 120
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 118
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pike County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 73.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.991%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Pike County, OH awarded 43 degrees. The student population of Pike County, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 12 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pike County, OH are White (42 and 97.7%), followed by Black or African American (1 and 2.33%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Pike County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Pike County Joint Vocational School District (43 and 100%).

The most popular majors in N/A are Medical Assistant (14 and 32.6%), Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (11 and 25.6%), and Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) (10 and 23.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.724% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.686% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.05M), Some college (1.98M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pike County, OH was $131,300 in 2022, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $118,400 to $131,300, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, OH is 65.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pike County, OH have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pike County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pike County, OH is $50,832. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pike County, OH was Census Tract 9525 with a value of $58,405, followed by Census Tract 9527 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $54,308 and $52,370.

Property

$131,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,602
$6,889
Median Property Taxes
±$605

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pike County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.6%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.6% of the housing units in Pike County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9525
  2. Census Tract 9527
  3. Census Tract 9523

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, OH was Census Tract 9525 with a value of $58,405, followed by Census Tract 9527 and Census Tract 9523, with respective values of $54,308 and $52,370.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pike County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$50,832
Median Household Income
± $4,258
10.5k
Number of Households
± 760

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.5k households in Pike County, OH grew to $50,832 from the previous year's value of $44,961.

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pike County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.2%)
  2. Carpooled (6.66%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2022, 85.2% of workers in Pike County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.66%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, OH have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.79% of the workforce in Pike County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pike County, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, OH (5.3k out of 26.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pike County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Pike County, OH has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 30.7% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 9.74% on non-group plans, and 1.15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pike County, OH see 3472 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (3508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2130 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 103 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,472 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pike County, OH

Primary care physicians in Pike County, OH see an average of 3,472 patients per year. This represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (3,508 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pike County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.45%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
30.7%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
9.74%
Non-Group
1.15%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, OH grew by 32.2% from 4.12% to 5.45%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 49.4 in Pike County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.7% in Pike County, OH.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.6% in Pike County, OH.

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