Pierson, Iowa

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Pierson, Iowa
City
Location of Pierson, Iowa
Location of Pierson, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°32′41″N 95°52′7″W / 42.54472°N 95.86861°W / 42.54472; -95.86861Coordinates: 42°32′41″N 95°52′7″W / 42.54472°N 95.86861°W / 42.54472; -95.86861
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Woodbury
Area[1]
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 366
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 363
 • Density 590.3/sq mi (227.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51048
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-62760
GNIS feature ID 0460129

Pierson is a city in Woodbury County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NESD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 366 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Pierson is located at 42°32′41″N 95°52′7″W / 42.54472°N 95.86861°W / 42.54472; -95.86861 (42.544627, -95.868617).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), all of it land.[1]

Pierson is east of Sioux City and is located north of U.S. Route 20.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 358 —    
1910 416 +16.2%
1920 554 +33.2%
1930 551 −0.5%
1940 531 −3.6%
1950 453 −14.7%
1960 425 −6.2%
1970 421 −0.9%
1980 408 −3.1%
1990 341 −16.4%
2000 371 +8.8%
2010 366 −1.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

Website:www.pierson.mysite.com

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 366 people, 147 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 590.3 inhabitants per square mile (227.9/km2). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 274.2 per square mile (105.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.5% White, 0.8% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 147 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 36.7 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 18% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 371 people, 148 households, and 105 families residing in the city. The population density was 757.3 people per square mile (292.3/km²). There were 166 housing units at an average density of 338.9 per square mile (130.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.38% White, 0.27% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population.

There were 148 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.95.

Age spread: 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,278, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $30,083 versus $25,556 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,945. About 4.8% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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