Pierce, Colorado

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Pierce, Colorado

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Comparative Profile of Pierce, Colorado

Comparing Pierce to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Age of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 6
Female Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Pierce Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles N of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Weld
Standard Zip Codes 80650
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.635
Longitude -104.754

Pierce Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 42 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 53 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 15.4 inches
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Pierce Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 884 100%
Male 447 50.6%
Female 437 49.4%
Under 18 269 30.4%
18+ 615 69.6%
65+ 97 11%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.15
White 769 87%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 86 9.7%
Mixed Race 17 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 181 20.5%

Estimated Pierce Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 872
Growth -12
Growth % -1.4%

Pierce Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.4%
German 27.2%
US/American 8.2%
English 5%
Irish 4.9%
Swedish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Russian 2.6%
Italian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Norwegian 1.7%
Danish 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Finnish 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Romanian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
European 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pierce 884 $44,265
Ault 1,432 $43,304
Eaton 2,690 $55,144
Nunn 471 $40,357
Severance 597 $55,781
Wellington 2,672 $48,214
Windsor 9,896 $60,305
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