City of Pikeville Business Development

243 Main Street
Pikeville, KY 41501
P: +1 606-437-5100


As of the census of 2000, there were 6,295 people, 2,705 households, and 1,563 families residing in the city. The population density was 408.0 people per square mile (157.5/km²). There were 2,981 housing units at an average density of 193.2 per square mile (74.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.58% White, 2.64% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population

Family Size

Total Population: 6,201

Family led homes: 1,640

Husband-wife family: 1,119

  Other family: 521

Population of male led with no wife present: 81

Population female led with no husband present: 440

  Population of Nonfamily homes: 1,294

Population living alone: 1,153

Population not living alone: 141

Household Income Characteristics

The median income for a household in the city was $22,026, and the median income for a family was $36,792. Males had a median income of $42,298 versus $19,306 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,426. About 21.2% of families and 25.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.7% of those under age 18 and 15.8% of those age 65 or over.


Index Pikeville Kentucky National

Cost of living index 85 Pikeville 92 Kentucky 100 National

Goods & Services index 96 Pikeville 95 Kentucky 100 National

Groceries index 89 Pikeville 91 Kentucky 100 National

Health care index 97 Pikeville 93 Kentucky 100 National

Housing index 61 Pikeville 84 Kentucky 100 National

Transportation index 95 Pikeville 96 Kentucky 100 National

Utilities index 101 Pikeville 99 Kentucky 100 National

  • The cost of living in Pikeville is 7.3% less than the Kentucky average.
  • The cost of living in Pikeville is 15% less than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
  • Overview

    Violent crime rate in 2012 Pikeville: 83.9 

    Property crime rate in 2012 Pikeville: 382.7

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