Pike Road is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 8,777 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Pike Road is the 107th largest community in Alabama. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Pike Road, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Pike Road, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Pike Road’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Pike Road does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $94,805.00.
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 89.16% 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 (17.64%), office and administrative support (11.90%), and teaching (10.38%).
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.
Pike Road is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pike Road’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Pike Road is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Pike Road, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 91.07% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Pike Road does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Pike Road, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Pike Road is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.61% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pike Road in 2010 was $39,466, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,864 for a family of four.
Pike Road is an extremely 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 German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pike Road is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.