Pikeville, KY

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Population

7,065

2.77% decline

Median Age

34.7


Median Household Income

$33,125

4.52% decline

Poverty Rate

30.6%


Number of Employees

2,585

7.15% decline

Median Property Value

$175,000

0.229% growth

About

In 2017, Pikeville, KY had a population of 7.07k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $33,125. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pikeville, KY declined from 7,266 to 7,065, a -2.77% decrease and its median household income declined from $34,693 to $33,125, a -4.52% decrease.

The population of Pikeville, KY is 90.8% White Alone, 2.79% Black or African American Alone, and 2.28% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Pikeville, KY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pikeville, KY are University of Pikeville (381 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Pikeville, KY is $175,000, and the homeownership rate is 45.2%. Most people in Pikeville, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pikeville, KY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pikeville, KY employs 2.59k people. The largest industries in Pikeville, KY are Educational Services (479 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (471 people), and Retail Trade (283 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,250), Transportation & Warehousing ($83,333), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($82,917).

Median household income in Pikeville, KY is $33,125. Males in Pikeville, KY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Pikeville, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,125

2017 value

± $7,611

-4.52%

1 Year Growth

± 34.1%

Households in Pikeville, KY have a median annual income of $33,125, 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 $34,693 in 2016, which represents a -4.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557

Average Male Salary

± $1,518

$41,451

Average Female Salary

± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.36 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

    $55,164 ± $10,370

  2. White

    $43,856 ± $923

  3. American Indian

    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 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 Pikeville, KY is from Kentucky.

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9305

  2. Census Tract 9302

  3. Census Tract 9301

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pikeville, KY was Census Tract 9305 with a value of $40,230, followed by Census Tract 9302 and Census Tract 9301, with respective values of $39,256 and $36,519.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

30.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pikeville, KY (1.94k out of 6.33k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

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

    1,781 ± 310

  2. Two Or More

    98 ± 116

  3. Black

    37 ± 86

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pikeville, KY 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.59k

2017 Value

± 302

-7.15%

1 Year decline

± 17.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pikeville, KY declined at a rate of -7.15%, from 2.78k employees to 2.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pikeville, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (381 people), Management Occupations (301 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (275 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pikeville, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pikeville, KY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (381 people), Management Occupations (301 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (275 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pikeville, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (4.47 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.69 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pikeville, KY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($112,614), Management Occupations ($81,458), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($71,593).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.59k

2017 Value

± 302

-7.15%

1 Year decline

± 17.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pikeville, KY declined at a rate of -7.15%, from 2.78k employees to 2.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pikeville, KY, are Educational Services (479 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (471 people), and Retail Trade (283 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pikeville, KY, though some of these residents may live in Pikeville, KY 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 Pikeville, KY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (479 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (471 people), and Retail Trade (283 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pikeville, KY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.15 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.06 times), and Educational Services (2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pikeville, KY, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,250), Transportation & Warehousing ($83,333), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($82,917).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $71.4B

  2. $17.1B

  3. $17.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $71.4B, followed by Base metals ($17.1B) and Gasoline ($17.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B

2015 Value

$398B

Projected 2045 Value

41.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kentucky trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 41.4% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky 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 Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.9B

  2. $19.1B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $22.9B, followed by Indiana with $19.1B and Tennessee and $16.7B.

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

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Health

93.9% of the population of Pikeville, KY has health coverage, with 50.4% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.525% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Pikeville, KY was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Pikeville, KY see 1507 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.803% increase from the previous year (1495 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 525 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,507 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,507 patients per year. This represents a 0.803% increase from the previous year (1,495 patients).

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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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$8,004

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,551

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,016

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,368

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

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

6.15%

Uninsured

50.4%

Employer Coverage

21.8%

Medicaid

11.1%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

0.525%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pikeville, KY declined by 19.8% from 7.67% to 6.15%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pikeville, KY 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. 18% prevalence

  2. 17.9% prevalence

  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

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

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Diversity

Pikeville, KY is home to a population of 7.07k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Pikeville, KY residents were born outside of the country (217 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Pikeville, KY is composed of 6.42k White Alone residents (90.8%), 197 Black or African American Alone residents (2.79%), 161 Two or More Races residents (2.28%), 143 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.02%), 79 Asian Alone residents (1.12%), 67 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.948%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pikeville, KY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.7

59

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pikeville, KY was 34.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 59. But people in Pikeville, KY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Pikeville, KY residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    217 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Pikeville, KY residents (217 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pikeville, KY was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    32,622 ± 4,418 people

  2. India

    10,932 ± 2,564 people

  3. Cuba

    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Pikeville, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pikeville, KY was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.42k ± 189

  2. Black or African American Alone

    197 ± 84

  3. Two or More Races

    161 ± 162

In 2017, there were 32.6 times more White Alone residents (6.42k people) in Pikeville, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 197 Black or African American Alone and 161 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Pikeville, KY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Pikeville, KY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Pikeville, KY are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    59 ± 73

  2. Vietnam

    49 ± 49

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    47 ± 50

Pikeville, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Pikeville, KY awarded 381 degrees. The student population of Pikeville, KY is skewed towards women, with 1,148 male students and 1,217 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pikeville, KY are White (332 and 89.2%), followed by Black or African American (20 and 5.38%), Asian (11 and 2.96%), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 1.88%).

The largest universities in Pikeville, KY by number of degrees awarded are University of Pikeville (381 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pikeville, KY are Osteopathic Medicine (116 and 30.4%), General Business Administration & Management (54 and 14.2%), and Registered Nursing (40 and 10.5%).

The median tuition costs in Pikeville, KY are $19,600 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. 34 degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Pikeville, KY was General Biological Sciences with 34 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Pikeville, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

381 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$19,600

Median Private

In 2016, the Pikeville, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Pikeville with 381 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

166

Degrees Awarded to Men

215

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 166 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pikeville, KY, which is 0.772 times less than the 215 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

    332 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    11 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Pikeville, KY were to White students. These 332 degrees mean that there were 16.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pikeville, KY was $175,000 in 2017, which is 0.804 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $174,600 to $175,000, a 0.229% increase. The homeownership rate in Pikeville, KY is 45.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pikeville, KY have an average commute time of 13.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pikeville, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$33,125

Median Household Income

± $7,611

2.87k

Number of Households

± 329

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.87k households in Pikeville, KY declined from $33,125 from the previous year's value of $34,693.

The following chart displays the households in Pikeville, KY 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$175,000

2017 Median

± $41,058

$174,600

2016 Median

± $45,537

In 2017, the median property value in Pikeville, KY grew to to $175,000 from the previous year's value of $174,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pikeville, KY 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 Pikeville, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pikeville, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pikeville, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

45.2%

2017 Homeownership

46%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.2% of the housing units in Pikeville, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 46%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pikeville, KY 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 Pikeville, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pikeville, KY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

13.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pikeville, KY have a shorter commute time (13.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Pikeville, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Walked

    13.7%

  3. Carpooled

    5.11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pikeville, KY was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Walked (13.7%) and those who Carpooled (5.11%).

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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