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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Pike County is located in Alabama with a population of 33,287. Living in Pike County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Pike County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pike County are above average.
Population
33,287

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$637
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Pike County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    996.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    25.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    118.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    996.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,796.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Pike County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,684
National
$55,322

Pike County Reviews

1 review
Too small. Too ancient. Too conservative. I'm not from the south so it's been a very difficult adjustment to the slow lifestyle and the narrow minded thinking. The fact there is no liquor sales on Sunday is always outdated.
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