Pierson, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pierson, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Pierson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montcalm County at latitude 43.3196 and longitude -85.4975. Montcalm County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Pierson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pierson, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pierson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Pierson, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 176
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 706
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $101,563
Average Home Value $107,727


Median Household Income $50,423
Average Household Income $62,908
Per Capita Income $22,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.45%
Households 0.75% 0.62%
Families 2.02% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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, 2014 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 # 666 4th
Population Density1 # 441 36th
Diversity Index2 # 360 48th
Median Household Income # 197 72nd
Per Capita Income # 312 55th

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