Pierson, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pierson, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Pierson had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Pierson is located at latitude 43.3196 and longitude -85.4975 in Montcalm County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pierson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montcalm County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Village of Pierson (GNIS ID: 2399671) 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.

The Village of Pierson is located within Township of Pierson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montcalm County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pierson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Pierson, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 177
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 710
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $114,474
Average Home Value $118,636


Median Household Income $51,597
Average Household Income $60,263
Per Capita Income $22,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.34%
Households 0.9% 0.31%
Families 1.64% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pierson, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierson to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 664 4th
Population Density1 # 440 37th
Diversity Index2 # 383 44th
Median Household Income # 191 73rd
Per Capita Income # 336 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.