Pierce, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pierce, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierce had a population of 981 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Pierce, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 868
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,169
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 280
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $168,103
Average Home Value $188,839


Median Household Income $56,727
Average Household Income $67,465
Per Capita Income $25,399
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.63% 2.3%
Households 2.59% 2.25%
Families 2.7% 2.19%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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, 2016 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 # 215 53rd
Population Density1 # 156 66th
Diversity Index2 # 152 67th
Median Household Income # 186 60th
Per Capita Income # 297 35th

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