Pike County MS Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,438
Daytime Population: Workers 16,915
Daytime Population: Residents 25,577
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,492
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 39,593
Population in Familes 32,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 845
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,614
Average Household Income $49,799
Per Capita Income $19,200


Total Housing Units 18,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,131 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,164 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,812 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $93,787
Average Home Value $122,374


Total Households 15,295
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 10,394
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.14%
Households -0.07% -0.2%
Families -0.27% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Pike County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pike County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 19 78th
Population Density # 15 83rd
Diversity Index # 22 74th
Median Household Income # 51 39th
Per Capita Income # 49 41st

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