Pikeville, North Carolina

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Pikeville, North Carolina

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High Points

Pikeville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Pikeville Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 8% Pikeville Low Property Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Pikeville Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Pikeville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Pikeville, North Carolina

Comparing Pikeville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 7 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 10

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Pikeville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles S of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Wayne
Metro Area Goldsboro
Standard Zip Codes 27863
Phone Area Codes 919
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.496
Longitude -77.982

Pikeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station KINSTON 5 SE
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
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Pikeville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 719 100%
Male 335 46.6%
Female 384 53.4%
Under 18 180 25%
18+ 539 75%
65+ 129 17.9%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.98
White 694 96.5%
African-American 8 1.1%
Asian 6 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.9%

Estimated Pikeville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 709
Growth -10
Growth % -1.4%

Pikeville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.3%
English 28.5%
Irish 9%
German 6%
Italian 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Scottish 2.8%
African 1.5%
British 1.3%
French Canadian 1.3%
Welsh 0.6%
Romanian 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pikeville 719 $53,750
Black Creek 714 $32,857
Eureka 244 $36,250
Fremont 1,463 $34,375
Goldsboro 39,043 $34,844
Lucama 847 $37,750
Princeton 1,066 $31,705
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Pikeville High Schools (2004)

5460 US 117 N
Serves 1,180 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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