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Pierz, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Pierz had a population of 1,537 as of July 1, 2017. Pierz ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pierz is located at latitude 45.978 and longitude -94.1015 in Morrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pierz (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,175 feet.

The City of Pierz (GNIS ID: 2396202) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pierz 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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Pierz, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,537
Daytime Population: Workers 1,058
Daytime Population: Residents 809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,867
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 1,455
Population in Familes 1,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density2 1,135
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $35,611
Average Household Income $57,148
Per Capita Income $24,597


Total Housing Units 672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $132,680
Average Home Value $146,953


Total Households 649
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 379
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 1.37% 1.12%
Households 1.44% 1.17%
Families 1.55% 1.13%
Median Household Income   8.65%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Pierz, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierz to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 293 68th
Population Density # 221 76th
Diversity Index # 746 17th
Median Household Income # 870 4th
Per Capita Income # 735 19th

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