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Pierce City, Missouri - Basic Facts

Pierce City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Pierce City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lawrence County at latitude 36.9459 and longitude -94.0002. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pierce City (see map) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pierce City: Peirce City.

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Pierce City, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce City to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 332 68th
Population Density1 # 351 66th
Diversity Index2 # 232 78th
Median Household Income # 719 30th
Per Capita Income # 807 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Pierce City, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,295
Population in Households 1,291
Population in Familes 1,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,022
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 538
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 359
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 369 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $106,818
Average Home Value $123,986
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,556
Average Household Income $42,748
Per Capita Income $17,206
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.15%
Families 1.08% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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