Pierson, Iowa Population 2024

324

Pierson is a city located in Woodbury County Iowa. Pierson has a 2024 population of 324. Pierson is currently declining at a rate of -1.22% annually and its population has decreased by -4.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 340 in 2020.

The average household income in Pierson is $68,879 with a poverty rate of 4.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pierson is 32.3 years, 32.3 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Pierson Demographics

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

  • White: 97.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
525.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.71% (-16)
The current population of Pierson, Iowa is 324 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 340.

Pierson, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31897.85%
Two or more races41.23%
Other race30.92%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pierson Population by Race

Pierson Population Pyramid 2024

Pierson Median Age

32.3

Total

32.3

Male

32.3

Female

Pierson Adults

There are 208 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Pierson.

Pierson Age Dependency

89

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierson Sex Ratio

Female16952%
Male15648%

Pierson Population by Age

Pierson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1122.973.226.8
Married733.2380.819.2
Non Family281.3971.428.6
Female114.5527.372.7
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.36

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pierson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pierson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pierson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25%.

Pierson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,833

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Pierson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pierson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pierson Language

97.27% of Pierson residents speak only English, while 2.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Pierson Language

Pierson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White296103.38%
Hispanic23313.04%
Other3133.33%
showing: 3 rows

4.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.25%

Male Poverty Rate

4.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierson is Other, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierson is White, with 3.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.86%.

Pierson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
High School4.41%
Some College1.82%
showing: 4 rows

Pierson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Female Employed1.61%
Male Employed1.3%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Pierson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pierson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pierson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pierson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pierson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pierson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

29

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Pierson Veterans by War

count

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Pierson Veterans by Age

count

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Pierson Veterans by Race

Pierson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pierson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pierson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pierson 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

79.69%

Born in Pierson

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Pierson residents were born in the United States, with 79.69% having been born in Iowa. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pierson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029304-4-1.3%
2028308-4-1.28%
2027312-4-1.27%
2026316-4-1.25%
2025320-4-1.23%
2024324-4-1.22%
2023328-4-1.2%
2022332-4-1.19%
2021336-4-1.18%
2020340-14-3.95%
201935410.28%
2018353-2-0.56%
2017355-3-0.84%
2016358-1-0.28%
2015359-4-1.1%
2014363-1-0.27%
2013364-1-0.27%
2012365-3-0.82%
201136810.27%
2010367
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Pierson Population by Year