Pikeville : Kentucky

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What it's Like to Retire in Pikeville

Pikeville is a town of 6,400 people in extreme eastern Kentucky near the Virginia and West Virgina borders.  Many people like living here because the pace of life is slow and the people friendly. The Town's nickname is "The City That Moves Mountains". Pikeville College, a small Presybterian college, is located in Pikeville.  Photo of downtown Pikeville courtesy of Wikipedia and Campaigner444.

Where to Retire in Pikeville and Home Prices

Median home price in Pikeville is about $100,000.

What is special about Pikeville

A small town in the mountains that people like living in. Pikeville College. Eastern Kentucky Expo. One of the state's largest festivals, Hillbilly Days, is held here in April.

What is not special about Pikeville

Pikeville is a small town in a remote area.

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Climate and Physical Environment

Pikeville is on the eastern border of Kentucky near West Virginia and Virginia. The average January low temperature is 24 and the average July high is 89. The wettest month is August, which has just over 4" of rain.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Pikeville has an active library with programs. Pikeville College. Eastern Kentucky Expo.


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Medical facilities

Pikeville Methodist Hospital is the local hospital.


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Valuable Links

Pikeville Tourism office

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Facts about PIKEVILLE
  • State: KY
  • Environment: College Town,Mountain,Small Town,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): Less than $100,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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