Pierz, Minnesota

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Pierz, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 19% Pierz Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Pierz, Minnesota

Comparing Pierz to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 3 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Pierz Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles N of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Morrison
Standard Zip Codes 56364
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.981
Longitude -94.104

Pierz Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
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Pierz Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,277 100%
Male 565 44.2%
Female 712 55.8%
Under 18 301 23.6%
18+ 976 76.4%
65+ 385 30.1%
Median Age 41.2
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,260 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Pierz Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,316
Growth 39
Growth % 3.1%

Pierz 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
German 68.3%
Polish 8.4%
US/American 6%
Norwegian 4.5%
Irish 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Slavic 0.7%
English 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
African 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pierz 1,277 $34,167
Bowlus 260 $41,563
Buckman 208 $44,583
Gilman 215 $52,500
Little Falls 7,719 $40,298
Rice 711 $52,222
Royalton 816 $42,188
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Pierz High Schools (2004)

Serves 539 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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