Pikeville is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 692 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pikeville is the 447th largest community in North Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pikeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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.
Pikeville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Pikeville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.71% of adults 25 and older in Pikeville have a college 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.