Pike County MO Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,749
Population in Households 16,444
Population in Familes 13,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,305
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 6,509
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 4,378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,673 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,836 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,401 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $104,499
Average Home Value $156,233


Median Household Income $42,551
Average Household Income $54,652
Per Capita Income $20,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.03%
Households -0.12% -0.06%
Families -0.28% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pike County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pike County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 49th
Population Density1 # 65 44th
Diversity Index2 # 32 73rd
Median Household Income # 34 71st
Per Capita Income # 63 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.