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, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Pierson, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 177
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 75
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 710
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $55,995
Average Household Income $66,530
Per Capita Income $24,056


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $152,273
Average Home Value $180,000


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.45%
Households 0.44% 0.62%
Families 1.18% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

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, 2017 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 Density # 438 37th
Diversity Index # 378 46th
Median Household Income # 152 78th
Per Capita Income # 321 54th

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