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Pierson is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The latitude of Pierson is 39.303N. The longitude is -87.293W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,269.
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21% of Pierson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pierson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pierson was $31,960, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Pierson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pierson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $846.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pierson political report.
The average commute time for Pierson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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