Pierson, Florida

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Pierson, Florida

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High Points

Pierson strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Pierson Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Pierson Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Pierson, Florida

Comparing Pierson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 9
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 2
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 9
People Living Alone 3 2

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Pierson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Deltona, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles S of Jacksonville, Florida
County Volusia
Metro Area Daytona Beach
Standard Zip Codes 32180
Phone Area Codes 386
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.239
Longitude -81.465

Pierson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 68 F
Apr Temp 59 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 92 F
Oct Temp 65 to 83 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station DELAND 1 SSE
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 70 F
Apr Temp 56 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
Station OCALA
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 70 F
Apr Temp 56 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 61 to 84 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Pierson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,596 100%
Male 1,526 58.8%
Female 1,070 41.2%
Under 18 564 21.7%
18+ 2,032 78.3%
65+ 180 6.9%
Median Age 28.4
Average Family Size 3.71
White 2,127 81.9%
African-American 128 4.9%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 298 11.5%
Mixed Race 34 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,621 62.4%

Estimated Pierson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,604
Growth 8
Growth % 0.3%

Pierson 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) 68.1%
US/American 7.7%
English 7.3%
German 6%
Irish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Italian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
British 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pierson 2,596 $27,461
Bunnell 2,122 $25,231
Crescent City 1,776 $28,913
De Land 20,904 $35,329
Orange City 6,604 $34,003
Pomona Park 789 $32,750
Welaka 586 $30,938
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Pierson High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 962 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

Pierson Colleges

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1. South Bay, Florida 87.2   17.1% 6% 7.3% 26 $26,944 6.5% 75.8% 3,859 36.7% 64.5 0.5% 25.7
2. Mangonia Park, Florida 82.3   19.5% 7.9% 8.6% 22 $34,688 6.7% 85.4% 1,283 19.2% 314.1 0.6% 79.5
3. Pagedale, Missouri 78.8   19.9% 12.1% 5.6% 27 $25,917 6.8% 94.3% 3,616 29.5% 63.3 0.5% 15.8
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