Pierce, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pierce, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierce had a population of 889 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Pierce is located at latitude 40.6335 and longitude -104.7552 in Weld County. 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. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,036 feet.

The Town of Pierce (GNIS ID: 2413129) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Pierce is located within Ault Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pierce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Pierce, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 889
Population in Households 889
Population in Familes 788
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,089
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $154,762
Average Home Value $181,398


Median Household Income $54,880
Average Household Income $65,751
Per Capita Income $25,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 0.99%
Households 1.31% 1.17%
Families 1.48% 0.92%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, 2015 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 # 223 52nd
Population Density1 # 169 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 152 67th
Median Household Income # 214 53rd
Per Capita Income # 288 37th

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