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Pike County, Ohio

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Pike County is a county located in the Appalachian region of the US state of Ohio As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,7092 Its county seat is Waverly3 The county is named for explorer Zebulon Pike4

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
    • 21 Adjacent counties
  • 3 Demographics
    • 31 2000 census
    • 32 2010 census
  • 4 Politics
  • 5 Government
  • 6 Communities
    • 61 Villages
    • 62 Townships
    • 63 Census-designated places
    • 64 Unincorporated communities
  • 7 See also
  • 8 References
  • 9 External links

Historyedit

Pike County was organized on February 1, 1815, from portions of Scioto, Ross, and Adams Counties, and was named in honor of Zebulon Pike, the explorer and soldier who had recently been killed in the War of 1812

Geographyedit

According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 444 square miles 1,150 km2, of which 440 square miles 1,100 km2 is land and 37 square miles 96 km2 08% is water5

Adjacent countiesedit

  • Ross County north
  • Jackson County east
  • Scioto County south
  • Adams County southwest
  • Highland County west

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1820 4,253
1830 6,024 416%
1840 7,626 266%
1850 10,953 436%
1860 13,643 246%
1870 15,447 132%
1880 17,927 161%
1890 17,482 −25%
1900 18,172 39%
1910 15,723 −135%
1920 14,151 −100%
1930 13,876 −19%
1940 16,113 161%
1950 14,607 −93%
1960 19,380 327%
1970 19,114 −14%
1980 22,802 193%
1990 24,249 63%
2000 27,695 142%
2010 28,709 37%
Est 2016 28,160 −19%
US Decennial Census7
1790-19608 1900-19909
1990-200010 2010-20132

2000 censusedit

As of the census11 of 2000, there were 27,695 people, 10,444 households, and 7,665 families residing in the county The population density was 63 people per square mile 24/km² There were 11,602 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile 10/km² The racial makeup of the county was 9672% White, 089% Black or African American, 074% Native American, 018% Asian, 004% Pacific Islander, 007% from other races, and 136% from two or more races 056% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race

There were 10,444 households out of which 3550% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 5680% were married couples living together, 1190% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2660% were non-families 2280% of all households were made up of individuals and 1040% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 261 and the average family size was 304

In the county, the population was spread out with 2720% under the age of 18, 890% from 18 to 24, 2890% from 25 to 44, 2150% from 45 to 64, and 1360% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 35 years For every 100 females there were 9540 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 9250 males

The median income for a household in the county was $31,649, and the median income for a family was $35,934 Males had a median income of $32,379 versus $20,761 for females The per capita income for the county was $16,093 About 1510% of families and 1860% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2320% of those under age 18 and 1360% of those age 65 or over

2010 censusedit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 28,709 people, 11,012 households, and 7,743 families residing in the county12 The population density was 652 inhabitants per square mile 252/km2 There were 12,481 housing units at an average density of 283 per square mile 109/km213 The racial makeup of the county was 966% white, 09% black or African American, 05% American Indian, 02% Asian, 02% from other races, and 16% from two or more races Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 07% of the population12 In terms of ancestry, 193% were German, 148% were Irish, 129% were English, and 125% were American14

Of the 11,012 households, 346% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 512% were married couples living together, 131% had a female householder with no husband present, 297% were non-families, and 251% of all households were made up of individuals The average household size was 256 and the average family size was 302 The median age was 392 years12

The median income for a household in the county was $35,912 and the median income for a family was $43,010 Males had a median income of $40,645 versus $27,422 for females The per capita income for the county was $17,494 About 180% of families and 236% of the population were below the poverty line, including 327% of those under age 18 and 152% of those age 65 or over15

Politicsedit

Presidential Elections Results16
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 661% 7,902 296% 3,539 43% 510
2012 490% 5,685 490% 5,684 20% 227
2008 493% 6,162 482% 6,033 25% 311
2004 518% 6,520 476% 5,989 05% 67
2000 505% 5,333 466% 4,923 29% 304
1996 349% 3,759 514% 5,542 138% 1,486
1992 359% 4,094 444% 5,057 197% 2,242
1988 514% 5,611 475% 5,191 11% 117
1984 559% 6,318 433% 4,895 08% 89
1980 451% 4,426 503% 4,938 46% 454
1976 390% 3,729 599% 5,734 12% 111
1972 575% 5,037 403% 3,531 22% 193
1968 400% 3,247 425% 3,445 175% 1,423
1964 325% 2,567 675% 5,331
1960 459% 3,684 541% 4,339
1956 472% 3,447 529% 3,863
1952 434% 2,982 566% 3,893
1948 369% 2,639 631% 4,516 01% 6
1944 440% 3,117 560% 3,968
1940 389% 3,165 611% 4,962
1936 358% 2,953 641% 5,287 01% 4
1932 347% 2,743 646% 5,107 07% 58
1928 545% 3,246 455% 2,709
1924 439% 2,569 544% 3,185 17% 102
1920 521% 3,075 474% 2,799 05% 30
1916 431% 1,616 557% 2,091 12% 46
1912 345% 1,184 492% 1,691 164% 562
1908 455% 1,798 528% 2,085 17% 65
1904 457% 1,818 525% 2,090 18% 71
1900 540% 2,342 452% 1,960 09% 37
1896 506% 2,228 488% 2,145 06% 27
1892 445% 1,686 508% 1,926 47% 179
1888 439% 1,769 537% 2,162 25% 99
1884 438% 1,792 547% 2,238 15% 63
1880 442% 1,756 551% 2,192 07% 28
1876 411% 1,465 589% 2,096
1872 450% 1,284 550% 1,568 00% 1

Governmentedit

See also: Ohio county government

The Garnet A Wilson Public Library serves area communities from its main branch in Waverly, Ohio and from its branches in Beaver, Piketon, and Western Pike County

In 2005, the library loaned more than 238,000 items to its 20,000 cardholders Total holding are over 91,000 volumes with over 210 periodical subscriptions17

Communitiesedit

Map of Pike County, Ohio with municipal and township labels

Villagesedit

  • Beaver
  • Piketon
  • Waverly county seat

Townshipsedit

  • Beaver
  • Benton
  • Camp Creek
  • Jackson
  • Marion
  • Mifflin
  • Newton
  • Pebble
  • Pee Pee
  • Perry
  • Scioto
  • Seal
  • Sunfish
  • Union

Census-designated placesedit

  • Cynthiana
  • Stockdale

Unincorporated communitiesedit

  • Arkoe
  • Bethel
  • Buchanan
  • Byington
  • Camp
  • Dailyville
  • Elm Grove
  • Givens
  • Idaho
  • Jasper
  • Latham
  • Morgantown
  • New Fain
  • Omega
  • Poplar Grove
  • Sargents
  • Wakefield
  • Zahns Corner

See alsoedit

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Pike County, Ohio
  • 2016 Pike County, Ohio, shootings

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Pike County" PDF Ohio Department of Development Archived from the original PDF on 2007-06-21 Retrieved 2007-04-28 
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  3. ^ "Find a County" National Association of Counties Archived from the original on 2011-05-31 Retrieved 2011-06-07 
  4. ^ "Pike County data" Ohio State University Extension Data Center Retrieved 2007-04-28 dead link
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files" United States Census Bureau August 22, 2012 Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved June 9, 2017 
  7. ^ "US Decennial Census" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  8. ^ "Historical Census Browser" University of Virginia Library Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  9. ^ Forstall, Richard L, ed March 27, 1995 "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990" United States Census Bureau Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  10. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4 Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" PDF United States Census Bureau April 2, 2001 Retrieved February 10, 2015 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 
  12. ^ a b c "DP-1 Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  13. ^ "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  14. ^ "DP02 SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN THE UNITED STATES – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  15. ^ "DP03 SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS – 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2015-12-27 
  16. ^ http://uselectionatlasorg/RESULTS
  17. ^ "2005 Ohio Public Library Statistics:Statistics by County and Town" State Library of Ohio Archived from the original on September 24, 2006 Retrieved November 10, 2006 

External linksedit

  • Pike County Visitors Bureau website
  • Pike County Sheriff's Office
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