Pierce, Idaho

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Pierce, Idaho

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 6% Pierce Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Pierce, Idaho

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 3 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 6 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Pierce Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles W of Missoula, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 317 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Clearwater
Standard Zip Codes 83546
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.491
Longitude -115.798

Pierce Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PIERCE
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 43 to 81 F
Oct Temp 27 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 56 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
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Pierce Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 617 100%
Male 315 51.1%
Female 302 48.9%
Under 18 161 26.1%
18+ 456 73.9%
65+ 72 11.7%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.79
White 589 95.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.3%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 18 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Pierce Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 551
Growth -66
Growth % -10.7%

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
US/American 25.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
German 15.3%
English 9%
Irish 8.2%
Norwegian 6.8%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Swedish 2.4%
Scottish 2.2%
Polish 1.7%
European 1.7%
French Canadian 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Greek 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Finnish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pierce, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Headquarters (83546)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pierce 617 $36,667
Kamiah 1,160 $33,424
Orofino 3,247 $36,908
Weippe 416 $28,281

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