Pierce, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pierce, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierce is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Weld County at latitude 40.6335 and longitude -104.7552. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,036 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Pierce, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pierce, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pierce indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Pierce (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 873
Population in Households 873
Population in Familes 774
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,069
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $143,182
Average Home Value $167,169


Median Household Income $51,430
Average Household Income $61,826
Per Capita Income $23,483
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.08% 1.21%
Households 1.18% 1.25%
Families 1.36% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Pierce, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado 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 # 227 51st
Population Density1 # 172 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 153 67th
Median Household Income # 232 50th
Per Capita Income # 303 34th

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