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The City of Pierce had a population of 551 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Pierce is located at latitude 46.491 and longitude -115.799 in Clearwater County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pierce encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clearwater County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,094 feet.

The City of Pierce has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pierce is located within Pierce-Headquarters Division of Clearwater County.

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Pierce, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 551 (100%)
Population in Households 551 (100.0%)
Population in Families 423 (76.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 668
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $42,006
Average Household Income $54,379
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $25,886
Wealth Index5 47


Total HU (Housing Units) 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $96,739
Average Home Value $115,625
Housing Affordability Index3 257


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.72% 0.5%
Households 0.87% 0.61%
Families 0.52% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
Owner Occupied HU   0.57%

Pierce, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 132 43rd
Population Density # 143 37th
Median Household Income # 193 15th
Housing Affordability Index # 226 100th
Per Capita Income # 113 51st
Diversity Index # 160 30th

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