Pike County AR Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,395
Population in Households 11,199
Population in Familes 9,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 4,517
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,163
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,303 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,214 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,155 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $83,509
Average Home Value $110,256


Median Household Income $32,950
Average Household Income $45,705
Per Capita Income $18,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.08%
Households 0.32% 0.04%
Families 0.17% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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 AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pike County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 61 20th
Population Density1 # 57 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 46 40th
Median Household Income # 49 36th
Per Capita Income # 53 31st

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