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Pierce is a township in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pierce. For links to other places called Pierce, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pierce is 41.848N. The longitude is -88.658W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 473.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pierce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeKalb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60520 ZIP code.
32% of Pierce residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pierce ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pierce was $21,226, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Pierce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pierce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,357.
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pierce political report.
The average commute time for Pierce workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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