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Pikeville is a city in Bledsoe County.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for Pikeville, NC. Another says it was named for explorer Zebulon M. Pike

The latitude of Pikeville is 35.605N. The longitude is -85.188W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 860 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,798.


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Median household income
Local
$23,438
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pikeville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Thurman
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Bledsoe County Fair - Aug. 22-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pikeville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fall Creek Falls State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pikeville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bledsoe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37367 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Pikeville residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pikeville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pikeville was $12,754, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Pikeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pikeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.


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Libraries in Pikeville include Bledsoe County Public Library ... View libraries

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Bledsoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pikeville political report.

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The average commute time for Pikeville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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