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Population in 2012: 493 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.1%
 

Males: 284  (57.6%)
Females: 209  (42.4%)

Median resident age:  51.0 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83546.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,255 (it was $34,318 in 2000)
Pierce:

$41,255
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,970

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,690 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Pierce:

$73,690
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $90,451; Detached houses: $92,357; Mobile homes: $57,643

Median gross rent in 2012: $572.

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  • White alone - 472 (92.9%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pierce: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (14.3%), English (12.3%), Swedish (7.1%), French (4.4%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3087 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 598 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pierce:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pierce city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

17 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Idaho:  5.6%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Pierce, Idaho as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pierce to the number of sex offenders is 164 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $713 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $653 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (88.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (317.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (868.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Weippe, ID (3.2 miles ), Pierce-Headquarters, ID (3.4 miles) , Kamiah, ID (4.6 miles ), Orofino, ID (4.7 miles ), Nez Perce, ID (4.7 miles) , Riverside, ID (4.9 miles ), Kooskia, ID (5.1 miles ), Elk River, ID (5.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $202,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $219,800
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 46.49 N, Longitude: 115.80 W

Area code: 208

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -129 (-17.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pierce-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1997 at 09:15:06, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Pierce center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1996 at 10:00:37, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/14/1997 at 17:18:32, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.4 MD, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Pierce center
On 2/9/1996 at 02:01:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 MB, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clearwater County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Pierce, ID

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pierce:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 59 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 61 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Washington State University (about 68 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • The University of Montana (about 91 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • North Idaho College (about 95 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 109 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • Spokane Community College (about 111 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public elementary/middle school in Pierce:

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Library in Pierce:

  • PIERCE DISTRICT (Operating income: $82,812; Location: 208 S MAIN ST; 13,200 books; 250 audio materials; 575 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 48 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pierce: Pierce Work Center (A), Pierce Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Canal Gulch Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Outback Adventures (211 South Main Street), Pierce Motel (509 South Main), Three Mountains Retreat (102 Alpine Court), Cedar Inn Restaurant & Lounge (412 South Main), Flame Company (509 South Main), Timber Inn (2 South Main).

 
Clearwater County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pierce and their reported violations in the past:

PIERCE CITY OF (Population served: 618, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2000
  • 39 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pierce that have no violations reported:

  • JUDGETOWN WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 31, Primary Water Source Type:  )

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pierce, ID


4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Pierce compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pierce travel time to work - commute


Pierce mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pierce city (based on Clearwater County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.87%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents19.8%17.5%15.1%13.6%9.7%
Congregations13.0%4.3%8.7%8.7%8.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Pentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents7.1%5.9%2.6%2.2%6.6%
Congregations8.7%8.7%4.3%4.3%30.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Clearwater County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clearwater County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Clearwater County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

25.7%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

11.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$908
Firefighters 0$0 1$70
Streets and Highways 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Sewerage 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Water Supply 1$2,322$27,8640$0
Totals for Government 4$9,288$27,8647$978


8.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
Idaho average:

9.61%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nez Perce County, ID  1.50% ($27,932 average AGI)
from Idaho County, ID  0.58% ($22,471)
from Ada County, ID  0.55% ($47,750)


7.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
Idaho average:

8.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nez Perce County, ID  2.10% ($33,066 average AGI)
to Latah County, ID  0.48% ($21,143)
to Ada County, ID  0.45% ($17,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pierce:

  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pierce:

  • K240AP (95.9 FM; PIERCE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

Pierce fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1996 09:25 PM, Canals, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 17, 1978 03:13 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $1,144,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,340
Total average daily truck traffic: 137
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,010


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PIRC, Main Str Behind Odflw Hall (Lat: 46.490167 Lon: -115.797083), Overall height: 27.1 m, Call Sign: KTF55
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N6SK, Licensee ID: L00132957
    Grant Date: 10/18/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: Robert L Blanke
    Registrant: Robert L Blanke, 505 Ash Ct., Pierce, ID 83546
  • Call Sign: N7JKO, Licensee ID: L01223815
    Grant Date: 12/14/2006, Expiration Date: 03/10/2017, Certifier: Nolan J Cochrell
    Registrant: Nolan J Cochrell, Hc 64 Box 85, Pierce, ID 83546
  • Call Sign: KG7BTQ, Licensee ID: L01766985
    Grant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 03/06/2023, Certifier: William L Squires
    Registrant: William L Squires, Pierce, ID 83546

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HURRICANE CO INC HURRICANEHAULER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 190JT , Serial Number: HUR-9501, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 131, Pierce, ID 83546
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4887U , Serial Number: U20605145, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Kelly Kelso, Po Box H, Pierce, ID 83546


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in Pierce, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John675.6 years
William565.4 years
Arthur483.5 years
James467.5 years
Jack470.7 years
David358.4 years
Charles376.7 years
Joe376.3 years
Kenneth352.0 years
Margaret375.0 years
Most common last names in Pierce, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson571.4 years
White562.8 years
Bullock461.2 years
Martin475.2 years
Stewart367.7 years
Richel380.3 years
Davis271.0 years
Anderson271.0 years
Deforest270.9 years
Hansen280.0 years

Pierce on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
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