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Population (year 2000): 6,295. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,312 (+0.3% change)
Males: 2,901 (46.1%), Females: 3,394 (53.9%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $22,026 (year 2000)
Median house value: $113,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Pikeville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (25.7%), Irish (8.6%), English (7.5%), German (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Italian (2.1%).Kentucky forum

Land area: 15.4 square miles

Pikeville,

For population 25 years and over in Pikeville

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pikeville city

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-2.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Huntington, (65.1 miles pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KY Lexington-Fayette, (140.3 miles pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (465.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Run Village, KY (3.8 miles Coal Cedarville, KY (16.2 miles) , Allen, KY (16.4 miles) , KY (16.4 miles Wheelwright, KY (17.0 miles Martin, City, KY Elkhorn (17.4 miles KY (18.8 miles Wayland, KY (20.5 miles Prestonsburg,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $270,900
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $143,100

Latitude: 37.48 N, Longitude: 82.53 W

Area code: 606


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (32.6%), Retail trade (11.2%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,156 (+97.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,267 (58.5%)

Crime in Pikeville (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (47.4 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (94.8 per 100,000)
  • 44 burglaries (695.2 per 100,000)
  • 329 thefts (5198.3 per 100,000)
  • 20 auto thefts (316.0 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 316.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Pikeville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pikeville,

Pikeville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Pikeville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 59.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Dwight Yoakam - singer-songwriter, musician, Robert Damron - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 10/27/72).


Hospital/medical center in Pikeville:
  • PIKEVILLE METHODIST HOSPITAL (911 S BYPASS)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pikeville:
  • MCDOWELL ARH HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MC DOWELL, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF THE WAY (about 18 miles; MARTIN, KY)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pikeville:
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 62 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 71 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • YEAGER (about 90 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pikeville:
  • PIKE COUNTY-HATCHER FIELD (about 6 miles; PIKEVILLE, KY; ID: PBX)
  • BIG SANDY REGIONAL (about 21 miles; PRESTONSBURG, KY; ID: K22)
  • MINGO COUNTY (about 25 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV; ID: 4I0)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 26 $70,852 $32,700 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,937 $23,244 1 $609
Other and Unallocable 2 $2,958 $17,748 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,419 $17,028 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18 $41,975 $27,983 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $60,876 $38,448 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $17,820 $26,730 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $14,147 $24,252 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $10,202 $40,808 5 $1,014
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,789 $21,468 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $15,511 $18,613 0 $0
Totals for Government 96 $239,488 $29,936 6 $1,623
Colleges/Universities in Pikeville:
  • PIKEVILLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,124; Location: 147 SYCAMORE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pc.edu)
  • EAST KENTUCKY BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 151 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pikeville:
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 93 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
Public high schools in Pikeville:
  • PIKE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 663; Location: 100 WINNERS CIRCLE DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHELBY VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 620; Location: 125 DOUGLAS PARK; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PIKEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 120 CHAMPIONSHIP DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Pikeville:
  • CHRIST CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 630 ADAMS RD PO BOX 3607; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pikeville:
  • JOHNS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 866; Location: 8302 META HWY; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PIKEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 105 BAILEY BLVD.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MILLARD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 8015 MILLARD HIGHWAY; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • MULLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 5279 N. MAYO TRAIL; Grades: PK - 08)
  • MILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 20 ROCKY ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • SHELBY VALLEY DAY TREATMENT CTR ALT SCH (Students: 18; Location: 95 DOUGLAS PARK; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Pikeville:
  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 809 BRYAN STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Pikeville:
  • PIKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,577,112; Location: 119 COLLEGE STREET, SUITE #3; 159,309 books; 2,438 audio materials; 4,476 video materials; 317 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • There are only 2 colleges listed for Pikeville, Ky....National College of Business and Technology is a college that was omitted...I attend this college and it should be listed with colleges...thank you

Church in Pikeville: First Christian Church (A).

Cemeteries: Sword Cemetery (1), Johnson Memorial Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peter Fork (A), Cedar Creek (B), Ratliff Creek (C), Ferguson Creek (D), Fife Fork (E), Harolds Branch (F), Island Creek (G), Lackens Branch (H), Lank Branch (I).

Post office: (A).  


Pikeville compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Pikeville:
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Pikeville:
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKE-FM1 (103.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP,)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W206AC (89.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
TV broadcast stations around Pikeville:
  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

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