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Pikeville, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Pikeville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Pikeville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bledsoe County at latitude 35.6056 and longitude -85.1889. Bledsoe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pikeville (see map) encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Pikeville, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,690
Population in Households 1,643
Population in Familes 1,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 693
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 445
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $83,485
Average Home Value $108,509


Median Household Income $28,249
Average Household Income $39,749
Per Capita Income $16,456
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.18% 0.76%
Households 1.35% 0.76%
Families 2.36% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pikeville, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pikeville to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 217 50th
Population Density1 # 148 66th
Diversity Index2 # 191 56th
Median Household Income # 378 12th
Per Capita Income # 361 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.