Pikeville, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Pikeville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pikeville had a population of 731 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pikeville is located at latitude 35.4976 and longitude -77.9871 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pikeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Town of Pikeville (GNIS ID: 2407110) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Pikeville is located within Township of Pikeville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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Pikeville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 731
Population in Households 731
Population in Familes 637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,039
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $58,058
Average Household Income $69,683
Per Capita Income $25,697


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $141,071
Average Home Value $149,592


Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 0.73%
Households 0.83% 0.68%
Families 3.58% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Pikeville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pikeville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 493 33rd
Population Density # 215 71st
Diversity Index # 379 49th
Median Household Income # 133 82nd
Per Capita Income # 284 62nd

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