Pikeville is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 693 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pikeville is the 447th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Pikeville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pikeville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pikeville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pikeville who work in sales jobs (11.04%), office and administrative support (10.09%), and management occupations (9.78%).
Also of interest is that Pikeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small town, Pikeville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Pikeville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.71% of adults 25 and older in Pikeville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pikeville in 2010 was $21,108, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,432 for a family of four. However, Pikeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pikeville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pikeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pikeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pikeville include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Pikeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.