Pike County MS Information


Pike County Subdivisions

Pike County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 40,295
Population in Households 39,450
Population in Familes 32,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 845
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $33,922
Average Household Income $51,933
Per Capita Income $20,055


Total Housing Units 18,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,950 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,327 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,010 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $97,106
Average Home Value $128,671


Total Households 15,277
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 10,361
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.03% -0.23%
Households -0.07% -0.26%
Families -0.28% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.67%


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, 2018 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 # 14 84th
Diversity Index # 23 72nd
Median Household Income # 48 43rd
Per Capita Income # 44 48th

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