Pierce, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Pierce, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Pierce had a population of 1,773 as of July 1, 2018. Pierce ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pierce is located at latitude 42.1993 and longitude -97.528 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pierce (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,581 feet.

The City of Pierce (GNIS ID: 2396199) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pierce is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Pierce County.

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Pierce, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,773
Population in Households 1,726
Population in Familes 1,453
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,958
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $59,629
Average Household Income $72,723
Per Capita Income $29,645


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 565 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $99,741
Average Home Value $133,023


Total Households 716
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 487
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% 0.06%
Households 0.17% 0.11%
Families 0.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Pierce, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 68 88th
Population Density # 45 92nd
Diversity Index # 494 16th
Median Household Income # 142 76th
Per Capita Income # 234 60th

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