Demographics

Population

The 2010 Census figure is 57,369. The 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 Census population counts along with the percent changes for Pike County and its 13 municipalities are as follows:

POPULATION BY MUNICIPALITY

Municipality 1980 Pop. 1990 Pop. PCT 80-90 2000 Pop. PCT 90-2000 2010 Pop PCT 2000-10 2014 Pop. Numeric Change Percent Change
Pike County 18271 27966 53 46302 65.6 57369 23.9 56151 -1,175 -2
Blooming Grove 1176 2022 72 3621 79.1 4819 33.1 4705 -109 -2.3
Delaware 1492 3527 136 6319 79.2 7396 17. 7220 -176 -2.4
Dingman 1855 4591 147 8788 91.6 11926 35.7 11699 -229 -1.9
Greene 1462 2097 43 3149 50.2 3956 25.6 3852 -95 -2.4
Lackawaxen 2111 2832 34 4154 46.7 4994 20.2 5033 36 0.07
Lehman 1148 3055 166 7515 140.8 10663 41.9 10427 -236 -2.2
Matamoras 2111 1934 -8 2312 18.4 2469 6.8 2398 -71 -2.9
Milford Boro. 1143 1064 -7 1104 2.3 1021 7.5 988 -36 -3.5
Milford Twp. 663 1013 53 1292 28.9 1530 18.4 1489 -36 -2.4
Palmyra 1722 1976 15 3145 59.2 3312 5.3 3261 -59 -1.8
Porter 277 163 -41 385 136.2 485 26. 472 -13 -2.7
Shohola 986 1586 61 2088 31.7 2457 18.5 2375 -100 -4
Westfall 1825 2106 15 2430 16.4 2323 -4.4 2272 -51 -2.2

Source: US Census Bureau, Penn State Data Center, and NEPA

Pike County is part of the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division. This change took place after the 2000 Census, prior to which Pike County was part of the Newburgh, NY MSA.

POPULATION OF SURROUNDING COUNTIES

County Location to Pike 2000
Population
2010
Population
2015
Population**
Sussex, New Jersey East of Pike County 144,166 149,2650 142,522
Orange, New York Northeast of Pike County 341,367 397,650* 379,210
Sullivan, New York North of Pike County 73,966 76,200* 74,801
Monroe, PA South of Pike County 138,687 169,842 166,098
Wayne, PA West of Pike County 47,722 52,822 50,710

Source: US Census Bureau *last available - **Estimates, July 1, 2015

US Census - Quick Facts

US Census - Quick Facts
(Data available - August, 2017)
Pike County, Pennsylvania United States
 
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 55,562 323,127,513
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2016) 57,344 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2016, (V2016) -3.10% 4.70%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 57,369 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 3.60% 6.20%
Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010 4.90% 6.50%
Persons under 18 years, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 18.70% 22.80%
Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2010 23.30% 24.00%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 21.80% 15.20%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010 16.20% 13.00%
Female persons, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 49.80% 50.80%
Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010 50.00% 50.80%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(a) 89.90% 76.90%
White alone, percent, April 1, 2010(a) 88.60% 72.40%
Black or African American alone, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(a) 6.30% 13.30%
Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 2010(a) 5.80% 12.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(a) 0.40% 1.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 2010(a) 0.30% 0.90%
Asian alone, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(a) 1.50% 5.70%
Asian alone, percent, April 1, 2010(a) 1.00% 4.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(a) Z 0.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 2010(a) Z 0.20%
Two or More Races, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 1.80% 2.60%
Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 2010 2.10% 2.90%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016)(b) 10.70% 17.80%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010(b) 9.00% 16.30%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 81.00% 61.30%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 82.90% 63.70%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2011-2015 4,966 20,108,332
Foreign born persons, percent, 2011-2015 8.80% 13.20%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2016, (V2016) 38,539 135,697,926
Housing units, April 1, 2010 38,350 131,704,730
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2011-2015 84.10% 63.90%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2011-2015 $183,200 $178,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2011-2015 $1,489 $1,492
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2011-2015 $552 $458
Median gross rent, 2011-2015 $1,118 $928
Building permits, 2016 75 1,206,642
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2011-2015 21,079 116,926,305
Persons per household, 2011-2015 2.66 2.64
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2011-2015 90.30% 85.10%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2011-2015 11.60% 21.00%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-2015 91.00% 86.70%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2011-2015 23.70% 29.80%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2011-2015 12.00% 8.60%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 8.6% 10.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-2015 58.70% 63.30%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2011-2015 53.40% 58.50%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 127,221 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 64,182 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 27,068 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 31,846 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 471,375 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,284 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2011-2015 44 25.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015 $60,180 $53,889
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-2015 $28,533 $28,930
Persons in poverty, percent 10.9% 13.5%
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2015 889 7,663,938
Total employment, 2015 8,033 124,085,947
Total annual payroll, 2015 ($1,000) 221,567 6,253,488,252
Total employment, percent change, 2014-2015 -2.00% 2.50%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2015 3,860 24,331,403
All firms, 2012 5,026 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,852 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,669 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 486 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,418 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 447 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 4,345 24,070,685
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 105.3 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 544.96 3,531,905.43
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