Pike Road is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,274 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Pike Road is the 107th largest community in Alabama.
Pike Road real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Pike Road house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pike Road is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pike Road is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pike Road who work in management occupations (17.47%), office and administrative support (13.71%), and teaching (9.71%).
Also of interest is that Pike Road has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Pike Road is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pike Road a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pike Road has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pike Road’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Pike Road does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Pike Road is a pretty powerful place. 56.51% of the adults in Pike Road have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Pike Road in 2010 was $40,841, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,364 for a family of four.
Pike Road is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pike Road home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pike Road residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pike Road include Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pike Road is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.