Nestled in the Northeastern corner of Pennsylvania, Pike County borders the Delaware river to the north and east and neighbors Wayne and Monroe counties to the west. The history of Pike County is rich with tales of colonization, industrial growth, and rural activity. Famous across the country for outdoor recreation opportunities like hunting, hiking, camping, and family vacation resorts, Pike County includes access to Promised Land State Park, Delaware State Forest, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and both Upper and Middle Delaware National Scenic River areas.
As of the 2010 census, there were 57,369 people residing in the county. The county was 88.6% Non-Hispanic White, 6.3% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.2% Asian, and 1.7% were two or more races. 10.2% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. Pike County has the largest percentage of same-sex couples in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As of November 2008, there are 45,753 registered voters in Pike County.
- Republican: 20,087 (43.90%)
- Democratic: 16,967 (37.08%)
- Other Parties: 8,699 (19.01%)