Pierson is a city located in Volusia County Florida. With a 2020 population of 1,504, it is the 693rd largest city in Florida and the 12551st largest city in the United States. Pierson is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,542 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Pierson has a population density of 148 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pierson is $56,912 with a poverty rate of 24.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $145,800. The median age in Pierson is 42.4 years, 33.2 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Piersonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.00%.
49.18% of Pierson residents speak only English, while 50.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.26% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierson is Black, with 85.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pierson
72.57% of Pierson residents were born in the United States, with 47.02% having been born in Florida. 17.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.