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Pike is a township in Marion County, in the Indianapolis metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Pike. For links to other places called Pike, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pike is 39.877N. The longitude is -86.267W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 850 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 70,615.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pike demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion 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 46278 ZIP code.
17% of Pike residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pike ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pike was $26,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Pike residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pike, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $547. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,087.
Marion County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pike political report.
The average commute time for Pike workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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