Pierce City, Missouri Population 2023

1,239

Pierce City is a city located in Lawrence County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 1,239, it is the 322nd largest city in Missouri and the 13669th largest city in the United States.Pierce City is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,251 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Pierce City has a population density of 961 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pierce City is $44,982 with a poverty rate of 34.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pierce City is 33.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Pierce City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pierce City was:

  • White: 82.49%
  • Two or more races: 8.28%
  • Native American: 6.02%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Pierce City, Missouri is 1,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,251.

Pierce City, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pierce City Population by Race

Pierce City Population Pyramid 2023

Pierce City Median Age

33.5

Total

36.4

Male

32.8

Female

Pierce City Adults

There are 911 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Pierce City.

Pierce City Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce City Sex Ratio

Female82956.7%
Male63343.3%

Pierce City Population by Age

Pierce City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.34

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pierce City Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pierce City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pierce City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 70.83%.

Pierce City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,177

Average Earnings

$32,277

Average Male

$26,429

Average Female

Pierce City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierce City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pierce City Language

91.39% of Pierce City residents speak only English, while 8.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Pierce City Language

Pierce City Poverty by Race

rate

34.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.01%

Male Poverty Rate

19.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce City is Native, with 216.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce City is Other, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.49%.

Pierce City Poverty

Pierce City Poverty Rate by Education

Pierce City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierce City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pierce City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pierce City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pierce City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pierce City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

Pierce City Veterans by War

Pierce City Veterans by Age

count

Pierce City Veterans by Race

Pierce City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pierce City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.9%

Born in Pierce City

114.71%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

114.71% of Pierce City residents were born in the United States, with 76.9% having been born in Missouri. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pierce City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Pierce City Population by Year