Pike County, GA

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2022 Population
19,145
2.08% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
0.248% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.14%
4.51% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$83,866
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$234,700
16.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pike County, GA had a population of 19.1k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $83,866. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pike County, GA grew from 18,754 to 19,145, a 2.08% increase and its median household income grew from $76,152 to $83,866, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.768%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.763%).

None of the households in Pike County, GA 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.

99.4% of the residents in Pike County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pike County, GA was $234,700, and the homeownership rate was 83.6%.

Most people in Pike County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pike County, GA is home to a population of 19.1k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.41% of Pike County, GA residents were born outside of the country (270 people).

In 2022, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.6k people) in Pike County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 391 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Pike County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, GA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.6k ± 56
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.65k ± 89
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    391 ± 95.7
1.91%
Hispanic Population
366 people

In 2022, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.6k people) in Pike County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.65k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 391 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.91% of the people in Pike County, GA are hispanic (366 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pike County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
270 people
2.14%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
402 people

As of 2022, 1.41% of Pike County, GA residents (270 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, GA was 2.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    437 ± 95
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    224 ± 115
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    176 ± 82

Pike County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pike County, GA employs 8.69k people. The largest industries in Pike County, GA are Manufacturing (1,118 people), Construction (1,011 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (886 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($68,594), Public Administration ($64,821), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,688).

Occupations

8.69k
2022 Value
± 638
4.09%
1 Year growth
± 9.96%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, GA grew at a rate of 4.09%, from 8.34k employees to 8.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,151 people), Management Occupations (972 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (811 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.69k
2022 Value
± 638
4.09%
1 Year growth
± 9.96%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pike County, GA grew at a rate of 4.09%, from 8.34k employees to 8.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, GA, are Manufacturing (1,118 people), Construction (1,011 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (886 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pike County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Pike County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,537
Median earning men ± $2,851
$38,269
Median earning women ± $5,157

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,750), Public Administration ($69,663), and Information ($67,773).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,612), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,864), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,934).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 67
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 55
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 51
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pike County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 85.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.821%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

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 Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 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 Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pike County, GA was $234,700 in 2022, which is 0.833 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $202,200 to $234,700, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, GA is 83.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pike County, GA have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pike County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pike County, GA is $83,866. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pike County, GA was Census Tract 104 with a value of $98,269, followed by Census Tract 102 and Census Tract 103, with respective values of $82,813 and $74,028.

Property

$234,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,190
$5,391
Median Property Taxes
±$438

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, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

83.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.6% of the housing units in Pike County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 104
  2. Census Tract 102
  3. Census Tract 103

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, GA was Census Tract 104 with a value of $98,269, followed by Census Tract 102 and Census Tract 103, with respective values of $82,813 and $74,028.

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

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Household Income

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$83,866
Median Household Income
± $5,816
6.45k
Number of Households
± 484

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.45k households in Pike County, GA grew to $83,866 from the previous year's value of $76,152.

The following chart displays the households in Pike County, GA 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, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.11%)

In 2022, 85.4% of workers in Pike County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.7%) and those who worked at home (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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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, GA have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.86% of the workforce in Pike County, GA 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, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pike County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, GA (1.53k out of 18.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pike County, GA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Health

86.4% of the population of Pike County, GA has health coverage, with 53.3% on employee plans, 9.76% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 8.88% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pike County, GA see 4740 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.76% increase from the previous year (4658 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6374 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2125 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,740 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pike County, GA

Primary care physicians in Pike County, GA see an average of 4,740 patients per year. This represents a 1.76% increase from the previous year (4,658 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
53.3%
Employer Coverage
9.76%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
8.88%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, GA declined by 1.93% from 13.9% to 13.6%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57.6 in Pike County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 32.2% in Pike County, GA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15% in Pike County, GA.

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