Pike County, OH

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Population

28,291

0.0247% decline

Median Age

41


Median Household Income

$43,562

5.92% growth

Poverty Rate

20%


Number of Employees

10,317

2.98% growth

Median Property Value

$100,100

2.35% growth

About

In 2017, Pike County, OH had a population of 28.3k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $43,562. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pike County, OH declined from 28,298 to 28,291, a -0.0247% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,128 to $43,562, a 5.92% increase.

The population of Pike County, OH is 95.4% White Alone, 1.92% Two or More Races, and 1.18% Black or African American Alone. 3.03% of the people in Pike County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pike County, OH are Pike County Joint Vocational School District (79 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Pike County, OH is $100,100, and the homeownership rate is 68.7%. Most people in Pike County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pike County, OH employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in Pike County, OH are Manufacturing (1,709 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,616 people), and Retail Trade (1,239 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,194), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,964), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,286).

Median household income in Pike County, OH is $43,562. Males in Pike County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Pike County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,562

2017 value

± $3,478

5.92%

1 Year Growth

± 10.7%

Households in Pike County, OH have a median annual income of $43,562, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,128 in 2016, which represents a 5.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pike County, OH made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pike County, OH workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pike County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9522

  2. Census Tract 9525

  3. Census Tract 9524

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, OH was Census Tract 9522 with a value of $44,924, followed by Census Tract 9525 and Census Tract 9524, with respective values of $42,434 and $42,207.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, OH (5.57k out of 27.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,262 ± 496

  2. Two Or More

    247 ± 202

  3. Native American

    42 ± 116

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.3k

2017 Value

± 721

2.98%

1 Year growth

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pike County, OH grew at a rate of 2.98%, from 10k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,135 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,120 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (901 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pike County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,135 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,120 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (901 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pike County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.85 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.25 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pike County, OH, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,893), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($93,625), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.3k

2017 Value

± 721

2.98%

1 Year growth

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pike County, OH grew at a rate of 2.98%, from 10k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, OH, are Manufacturing (1,709 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,616 people), and Retail Trade (1,239 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Pike County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,709 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,616 people), and Retail Trade (1,239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pike County, OH has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.6 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.64 times), and Utilities (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pike County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,194), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,964), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,286).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.7% of the population of Pike County, OH has health coverage, with 37.7% on employee plans, 28.1% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 9.47% on non-group plans, and 1.23% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Pike County, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Pike County, OH see 2822 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.142% decrease from the previous year (2826 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2560 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2166 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2822 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Pike County, OH see an average of 2822 patients per year. This represents a 0.142% decrease from the previous year (2826 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 neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.3%

Uninsured

37.7%

Employer Coverage

28.1%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

9.47%

Non-Group

1.23%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, OH declined by 10.9% from 11.6% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pike County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Pike County, OH is home to a population of 28.3k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.163% of Pike County, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Pike County, OH is composed of 27k White Alone residents (95.4%), 542 Two or More Races residents (1.92%), 333 Black or African American Alone residents (1.18%), 279 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.986%), 122 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.431%), 15 Asian Alone residents (0.053%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pike County, OH are Other West Germanic Languages (354 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (219 speakers), and Vietnamese (56 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

54

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 56.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pike County, OH was 41. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Pike County, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Pike County, OH residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.163%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.53%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.163% of Pike County, OH residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, OH was 0.53%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pike County, OH was India, the natal country of 56,561 Pike County, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Pike County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, OH was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    27k ± 21

  2. Two or More Races

    542 ± 185

  3. Black or African American Alone

    333 ± 168

In 2017, there were 49.8 times more White Alone residents (27k people) in Pike County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 542 Two or More Races and 333 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Pike County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other West Germanic Languages

    354 speakers (1.33%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    219 speakers (0.82%)

  3. Vietnamese

    56 speakers (0.21%)

3.03% of Pike County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Pike County, OH was Other West Germanic Languages. 1.33% of the overall population of Pike County, OH are native Other West Germanic Languages speakers. 0.82% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.21% speak Other West Germanic Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    654 ± 123

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    278 ± 116

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    163 ± 116

Pike County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Pike County, OH awarded 79 degrees. The student population of Pike County, OH is skewed towards women, with 7 male students and 12 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pike County, OH are White (77 and 97.5%), followed by Asian (1 and 1.27%), American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 1.27%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Pike County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Pike County Joint Vocational School District (79 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pike County, OH are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (30 and 38%), Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (28 and 35.4%), and Phlebotamy Technician (16 and 20.3%).

The median tuition costs in Pike County, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Pike County, OH was Phlebotamy Technician with 16 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Pike County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

79 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Pike County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pike County Joint Vocational School District with 79 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

31

Degrees Awarded to Men

48

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 31 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pike County, OH, which is 0.646 times less than the 48 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    77 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Pike County, OH were to White students. These 77 degrees mean that there were 77 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pike County, OH was $100,100 in 2017, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,800 to $100,100, a 2.35% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, OH is 68.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pike County, OH have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pike County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,562

Median Household Income

± $3,478

11k

Number of Households

± 730

In 2017, the median household income of the 11k households in Pike County, OH grew to $43,562 from the previous year's value of $41,128.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$100,100

2017 Median

± $7,905

$97,800

2016 Median

± $6,328

In 2017, the median property value in Pike County, OH grew to to $100,100 from the previous year's value of $97,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pike County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pike County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pike County, OH 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

68.7%

2017 Homeownership

68.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.7% of the housing units in Pike County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pike County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, OH have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.36% of the workforce in Pike County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.9%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pike County, OH was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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