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.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Pike Road doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pike Road. 56.51% 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 $40,841, 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.