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Time Zone: Pike County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Milford is the Seat for Pike County.

Pike County was founded March 26, 1814 and was created by taking area from WayneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pike had a population of 60,529 people. This is an increase of 30.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 46,302 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pike represented 0.38% of the total population of Pennsylvania, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201057,369+23.9%-5.22% since 2009
200960,529+30.73%+0.92% since 2008
200859,975+29.53%+2.38% since 2007
200758,582+26.52% 
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200046,302The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pike County Census Page for Pike County.

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Websites for Pike County

Official Website:   www.pikepa.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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