Pierce City, Missouri

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Pierce City, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Pierce City Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 19% Pierce City Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Pierce City, Missouri

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 9
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Housing Recently Built 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 6 7
Low Property Crime 5 5

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Pierce City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SW of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 65723
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.945
Longitude -94.

Pierce City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MONETT 4 SW
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station CARTHAGE 5 S
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Pierce City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,385 100%
Male 671 48.4%
Female 714 51.6%
Under 18 358 25.8%
18+ 1,027 74.2%
65+ 181 13.1%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,336 96.5%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 1.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 28 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1%

Estimated Pierce City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,442
Growth 57
Growth % 4.1%

Pierce City 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 22.5%
US/American 21.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
English 14.1%
Irish 9.3%
Polish 6.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Norwegian 1%
Dutch 0.9%
European 0.8%
Welsh 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Berwick (65723)

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 City 1,385 $34,219
Fairview 395 $29,688
Freistatt 184 $35,938
Monett 7,396 $36,858
Purdy 1,103 $28,636
Stotts City 250 $28,125
Wentworth 141 $16,667
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Pierce City High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 234 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Evarts, Kentucky 87   28.8% 13.6% 7.2% 20 $22,159 7.4% 5.1% 1,101 37.3% 14.5 0.2% 0.9
2. South Carthage, Tennessee 87   30.5% 16.4% 4.8% 23 $35,066 7.3% 4.7% 1,302 15.2% 30 0.2% 1.5
3. Troy, Tennessee 84.6   27.6% 15.3% 11.8% 21 $38,500 6.9% 1.7% 1,273 14.6% 28.3 0.3% 1.6
4. Phoenix, New York 79.5   33.5% 13.9% 12.5% 22 $36,442 7% 1.8% 2,251 13.2% 18.7 0.1% 1.3
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