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Pierce is a city in Clearwater County.

The community was named for Capt. Elias D. Pierce, prospector who discovered gold in the region in 1860

The latitude of Pierce is 46.491N. The longitude is -115.798W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,094 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 561.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$34,318
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pierce demographic reports
Although the area had been set aside as a Nez Perce reservation in 1855, the discovery of gold brought thousands of prospectors. Pierce quickly become a rowdy mining town
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, Wild Wild West
Local festivals include:
  • 1860 Days Celebration - Aug. 4-6, 2007
  • Winter Carnival - Feb. 3, 2007
  • Camas Festival - May 25-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pierce web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pierce demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clearwater 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 83546 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Pierce residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $13,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% 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 $245.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $532.


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Clearwater 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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