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Pierce is a city in Pierce County, in the Norfolk metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for President Franklin Pierce.

The latitude of Pierce is 42.199N. The longitude is -97.526W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,581 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,750.


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Median household income
Local
$35,288
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pierce demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Pierce County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Blues Festival - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pierce web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Willow Creek State Recreation Area
Pierce attractions: Gilman Park Arboretum
Historic sites and museums: Pierce Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pierce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce 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 68767 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

59% of Pierce residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $15,702, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Pierce residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pierce, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $278.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.


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Libraries in Pierce include Pierce Lied Public Library ... View libraries

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Pierce County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pierce political report.

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The average commute time for Pierce workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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