According to the most recent Pike County Indiana demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Pike County shows it has a Population 2021 of 12,220 which is the smallest in order of population of all the other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest population in the area is Warrick County which depicts a population of 63,575 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the Pike County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Pike County Indiana shows a decline of 625 (5%).
The total Pike County Indiana greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Pike County depicts it has a Population Change of -4.9% which is the second smallest in terms of population percent change of all the other counties in the metro area.
Looking at the Pike County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Pike County Indiana depicts it has 37 people per square mile which is the smallest in terms of population density of all the other counties in the area. The next higher in order of population density is Spencer County 37.5% larger with population density of 50. The county with the highest population density in the area is Warrick County which depicts a people per square mile of 165 (approximately 4.5 times bigger). Figure 6 provides Pike County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Pike County shows it has a Median Age of 44.1 which is the second most median age of all the counties in the greater Pike County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Spencer County which indicates an age of 44.4 ( about the same size).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Pike County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Pike County Indiana has the smallest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 10.3% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 20 and 29 years old at 9.9% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 15.0% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has the largest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 14.4% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Pike County Indiana Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Pike County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 1.9% which is the second smallest in order of people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other counties in the metro area.
Pike County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Pike County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Pike County households. Pike County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the second smallest when ranked by average family size of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Daviess County which depicts an average family size of 3.5 (15.3% larger).
Looking at Pike County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Pike County shows it has a Married-couple family of 85% which is the largest of all counties in the greater Pike County region.
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Pike County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 3.2% which is the second smallest as measured by percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Daviess County which depicts a birth rate of 8.3% (approximately 2.6 times bigger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 38% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 18% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Pike County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Pike County depicts it has a Total Single People of 43% which is in the middle range of other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Knox County which shows a percent single of 48% (10.4% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Pike County is about 15.9% smaller. Also, in comparison with the state of Indiana, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Pike County is about 15.2% smaller.
Pike County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Pike County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Pike County Indiana has the smallest proportion of citizens born In US at 0% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 0% of the total. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 the second smallest in order of percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other counties in the local area at 17% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 83% of the total and is ranked #1.
Pike County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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and Census County Division "CCD".)
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