Pike County, PA

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2020 Population
55,660
0.373% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
48.6
0.83% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.33%
2.26% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$67,495
2.38% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$186,600
0.485% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Pike County, PA had a population of 55.7k people with a median age of 48.6 and a median household income of $67,495. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pike County, PA grew from 55,453 to 55,660, a 0.373% increase and its median household income grew from $65,928 to $67,495, a 2.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.6%), White (Hispanic) (6.59%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.3%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.94%).

None of the households in Pike County, PA 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.

98.4% of the residents in Pike County, PA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pike County, PA was $186,600, and the homeownership rate was 84.3%.

Most people in Pike County, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 45.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pike County, PA is home to a population of 55.7k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.18% of Pike County, PA residents were born outside of the country (3.99k people).

In 2020, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.3k people) in Pike County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.67k White (Hispanic) and 2.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Pike County, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, PA was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.3k ± 290
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.67k ± 536
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 310
11.2%
Hispanic Population
6.25k people

In 2020, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (44.3k people) in Pike County, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.67k White (Hispanic) and 2.97k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.2% of the people in Pike County, PA are hispanic (6.25k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.18%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.99k people
8.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.55k people

As of 2020, 7.18% of Pike County, PA residents (3.99k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, PA was 8.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,559 ± 246
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    733 ± 211
  3. Korea
    509 ± 221

Pike County, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Pike County, PA employs 25k people. The largest industries in Pike County, PA are Retail Trade (3,522 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,020 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,555 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($95,732), Finance & Insurance ($71,286), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,880).

Occupations

25k
2020 Value
± 1,122
−0.885%
1 Year decline
± 6.22%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pike County, PA declined at a rate of −0.885%, from 25.2k employees to 25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,037 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,766 people), and Management Occupations (2,321 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25k
2020 Value
± 1,122
−0.885%
1 Year decline
± 6.22%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pike County, PA declined at a rate of −0.885%, from 25.2k employees to 25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, PA, are Retail Trade (3,522 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,020 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,555 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pike County, PA, though some of these residents may live in Pike County, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,487
Median earning men ± $2,688
$28,864
Median earning women ± $2,678

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,500), Information ($81,406), and Public Administration ($72,077).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($52,813), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,813), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,870).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 299
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 223
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 180
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pike County, PA went to Donald J. Trump with 59% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.989%).

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 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 Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.701% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.89M), and Some college (1.84M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Pike County, PA was $186,600 in 2020, which is 0.812 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $185,700 to $186,600, a 0.485% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, PA is 84.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pike County, PA have an average commute time of 45.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pike County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pike County, PA is $67,495. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pike County, PA was Census Tract 9506.06 with a value of $86,791, followed by Census Tract 9506.01 and Census Tract 9505.01, with respective values of $81,563 and $74,306.

Property

$186,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,177
$19,151
Median Property Taxes
±$905

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, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Pike County, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.3%
Homeownership
2020
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 84.3% of the housing units in Pike County, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9506.06
  2. Census Tract 9506.01
  3. Census Tract 9505.01

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, PA was Census Tract 9506.06 with a value of $86,791, followed by Census Tract 9506.01 and Census Tract 9505.01, with respective values of $81,563 and $74,306.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$67,495
Median Household Income
± $4,717
22.7k
Number of Households
± 1,109

In 2020, the median household income of the 22.7k households in Pike County, PA grew to $67,495 from the previous year's value of $65,928.

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, PA 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, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.09%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.99%)

In 2020, 80.7% of workers in Pike County, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.09%) and those who worked at home (6.99%).

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

45.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, PA have a longer commute time (45.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 16.8% of the workforce in Pike County, PA 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, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pike County, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, PA (5.16k out of 55.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pike County, PA is White, followed by Hispanic 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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94.5% of the population of Pike County, PA has health coverage, with 47.1% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pike County, PA see 3496 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.431% increase from the previous year (3481 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6976 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1094 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,496 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pike County, PA

Primary care physicians in Pike County, PA see an average of 3,496 patients per year. This represents a 0.431% increase from the previous year (3,481 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.1% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 43.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.51%
Uninsured
47.1%
Employer Coverage
15%
Medicaid
18%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.44%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, PA declined by 2.05% from 5.63% to 5.51%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 29.6 in Pike County, PA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 29.4% in Pike County, PA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.05% in Pike County, PA.

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