Pike Road is a somewhat small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 9,322 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Pike Road is the 107th largest community in Alabama. Pike Road has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Pike Road, where the median household income is $102,500.00.
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 89.36% 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 (17.79%), teaching (11.40%), and healthcare (9.72%).
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 is lower than average for the country.
Being a small town, Pike Road does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pike Road. 57.13% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pike Road in 2010 was $40,449, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,796 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 English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pike Road is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.