Pierceton, Indiana

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Pierceton, Indiana

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 15% Pierceton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Pierceton, Indiana

Comparing Pierceton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 2

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Pierceton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Kosciusko
Standard Zip Codes 46562
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.2
Longitude -85.705

Pierceton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WARSAW
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Pierceton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 695 100%
Male 340 48.9%
Female 355 51.1%
Under 18 222 31.9%
18+ 473 68.1%
65+ 71 10.2%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.16
White 658 94.7%
African-American 8 1.2%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 17 2.4%
Mixed Race 8 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 38 5.5%

Estimated Pierceton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 686
Growth -9
Growth % -1.3%

Pierceton 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 32.5%
German 30.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
English 7.8%
Irish 5.2%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Swiss 2.8%
Scottish 1.6%
Swedish 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
Italian 0.8%
Greek 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pierceton 695 $42,361
Columbia City 7,077 $47,357
Larwill 282 $40,556
North Webster 1,067 $46,094
South Whitley 1,782 $42,438
Warsaw 12,415 $45,153
Winona Lake 3,987 $50,817

Pierceton Public Libraries

Pierceton & Washington Twp Pl
Pierceton, Indiana
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