Pierz, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 1,365 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 616  (45.2%)
Females: 749  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56364.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,737 (it was $27,292 in 2000)
Pierz:

$55,737
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,917 (it was $14,638 in 2000)

Pierz city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,205 (it was $76,900 in 2000)
Pierz:

$147,205
MN:

$246,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pierz: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.5%
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  • Races in Pierz, MN (2019)
    • 1,64495.6%White alone
    • 362.1%Two or more races
    • 191.1%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Asian alone

Races in Pierz detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (59.7%), Polish (8.9%), American (5.4%), Italian (4.8%), Scandinavian (3.5%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/12/1892

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,011 people per square mile   (low).

Pierz, Minnesota map

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,501 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,662 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (29.3 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (80.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Genola, MN (1.1 miles),
Lastrup, MN (2.2 miles),
Buckman, MN (2.4 miles ),
Harding, MN (3.1 miles),
Hillman, MN (3.2 miles),
Little Falls, MN (3.5 miles ),
Royalton, MN (3.7 miles ),
Rice, MN (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.98 N, Longitude: 94.10 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Pierz, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pierz, MN in 2019
Pierz satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $135,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $135,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $135,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $320,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Pierz, MN residents
Average permit cost in Pierz, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +186 (+17.0%).
Most common industries in Pierz, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Pierz, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in Pierz, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pierz, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 48.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Pierz-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Pierz city center killed one person and injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pierz-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Pierz center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from Pierz center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 286.3 miles away from Pierz center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Pierz center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Pierz center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from Pierz center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morrison County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pierz topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pierz:

  • HORIZON HEALTH INC (26814 143RD STREET PO BOX 220)
  • PIERZ VILLA, INC (119 FAUST STREET SOUTHEAST)
  • ST MARYS VILLA (1ST AVE S)

Airports located in Pierz:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pierz:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 27 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 28 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 30 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 30 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 31 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 62 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 67 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

Public high schools in Pierz:

Public elementary/middle school in Pierz:

Private elementary/middle school in Pierz:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pierz: Pierz Golf Course (A), Pierz Fire Department (B), Pierz Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pierz include: Faith Community Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Pierz Fellowship Bible Church (C), Saint Joseph's Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Morrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Pierz (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Pierz: Farmers And Merchants State Bank Of at 80 Main Street N, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/23: Bank assets: $177.2 mil, Deposits: $158.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Agency, Inc.
  • Unity Bank: Genola Office at 26171 Highway 27, branch established on 2006/11/15. Info updated 2008/07/23: Bank assets: $192.0 mil, Deposits: $176.1 mil, headquarters in Rush City, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Kimberly Leasing Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Pierz:

Marital status in Pierz, MN
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Pierz:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pierz
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pierz, MN (based on Morrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,61419
Evangelical Protestant3,87423
Mainline Protestant2,87110
Other11
None10,838-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Morrison County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Morrison County:

28.4%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Morrison County:

9.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.7%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pierz:

53.5%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Pierz:

28.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pierz:

19.7%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pierz:

35.0%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Pierz:

60.3%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pierz, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$11,719$17,5790$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,610$57,6600$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,795$64,7703$1,113
Streets and Highways 1$5,416$64,9921$223
Firefighters 0$0 26$9,771
Totals for Government 13$37,539$34,65130$11,106

Pierz government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $255,000 ($186.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,070,000 ($783.88)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($257.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000 ($211.72)
    Police Protection: $238,000 ($174.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $170,000 ($124.54)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($124.54)
    Financial Administration: $136,000 ($99.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($57.14)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($27.11)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($10.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($10.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($7.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($13.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.73)

Pierz government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $310,000 ($227.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($69.60)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($37.36)
    Other: $45,000 ($32.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($2.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000 ($86.45)
    Special Assessments: $46,000 ($33.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.73)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,078,000 ($789.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $417,000 ($305.49)
    Other: $85,000 ($62.27)
  • Tax - Property: $305,000 ($223.44)
    Other License: $26,000 ($19.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($8.79)

Pierz government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($189.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000 ($147.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000 ($41.76)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Stearns County, MN  0.93% ($45,205 average AGI)
from Benton County, MN  0.66% ($37,724)
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.46% ($39,508)


5.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Stearns County, MN  0.91% ($40,100 average AGI)
to Crow Wing County, MN  0.62% ($35,110)
to Benton County, MN  0.51% ($45,179)

Businesses in Pierz, MN

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pierz:

  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pierz:

  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFML (94.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WYRQ-FM (92.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: WYRQ, INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pierz:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K63DY (Channel 63; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)

Pierz fatal accident list:

Jan 11, 2014 07:41 PM, Cr-252 Park Ave, Lat: 45.976289, Lon: -94.092544, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 19, 2014 10:10 AM, Sr-25, 4th Ave Ne, Lat: 45.984883, Lon: -94.105217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 2006 09:48 PM, Sr-25, Lat: 45.970530, Lon: -94.105840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 8, 2001 12:10 AM, Sr-25, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.6mTotal length
  • 4,759Total average daily traffic
  • 174Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,846Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pierz, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pierz, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pierz)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fire Hall Hwy 25 (Lat: 45.984694 Lon: -94.105000), Call Sign: KIG869, Licensee ID: L00047425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/1998, Expiration Date: 03/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2003, Registrant: City Of Pierz, Pierz Fire Dept, Pierz, MN 56364, Phone: (612) 468-6641
  • 26939 83rd St (Lat: 45.874167 Lon: -94.096667), Call Sign: WQEQ434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2016, Expiration Date: 03/23/2026, Certifier: Robert J Hennen, Registrant: Granite Electronics, 535 N 31st Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:
  • Lat: 45.974167 Lon: -94.110278, Call Sign: WQKK822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2019, Expiration Date: 06/29/2029, Certifier: Paula Rocheleau, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • Lat: 45.909167 Lon: -94.090556, Call Sign: WQOF268,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 09/07/2021, Certifier: Bruce Billmeyer, Registrant: Granite Electronics, 535 N 31st Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:
  • 18748 330th Ave (Lat: 46.033889 Lon: -93.976389), Call Sign: WRAH226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.505 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2017, Expiration Date: 11/15/2027, Certifier: Eric Hanneken, Registrant: Granite Electronics, Inc., 535 31st Ave N, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0PIZ, Licensee ID: L00136812, Grant Date: 07/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/25/2024, Certifier: Ralph V Malinowski, Registrant: Ralph V Malinowski, 121 Faust St Apt 107, Pierz, MN 56364
  • Call Sign: KB0RSO, Licensee ID: L00971955, Grant Date: 01/05/2015, Expiration Date: 03/28/2025, Certifier: John A Munz, Registrant: John A Munz, Pierz, MN 56364-0563
  • Call Sign: KB0STI, Grant Date: 05/23/1995, Expiration Date: 05/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2007, Registrant: Bill D Hircock, Rt 2 Box 116, Pierz, MN 56364
  • Call Sign: KD0DXG, Licensee ID: L01396784, Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2020, Certifier: Steve E Korf, Registrant: Steve E Korf, 13861 Highway 25, Pierz, MN 56364
  • Call Sign: KE0OHI, Licensee ID: L02124928, Grant Date: 08/21/2017, Expiration Date: 08/21/2027, Certifier: Thomas A Macgregor, Registrant: Thomas A Macgregor, 120 Summer St S, Pierz, MN 56364

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23966, N23966, N-23966, Serial Number: M-1996, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell James Misbe, 24468 Agram Blvd, Pierz, MN 56364
  • Aircraft: STUMPF STEVEN DONALD PIETENPOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 468SS, N468SS, N-468SS, Serial Number: 101, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Steven Donald Stumpf, 14219 Partridge Rd, Pierz, MN 56364
  • Aircraft: HORIZON HOBBY BLADE 350QX (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 642CM, N642CM, N-642CM, Serial Number: BLH 7880A, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Mosher Thomas Industries LLC, Po Box 498, Pierz, MN 56364
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/06/2019

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 39 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pierz, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.3%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pierz, MN
    • 11039.3%Outside Fires
    • 10336.8%Structure Fires
    • 6021.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 72.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pierz, MN
Most common first names in Pierz, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6178.4 years
Mary4184.6 years
Frank2780.7 years
Joseph2279.1 years
Edward2080.9 years
Anna2083.1 years
Raymond1974.7 years
Elizabeth1884.1 years
William1782.6 years
Rose1680.0 years
Most common last names in Pierz, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer2980.8 years
Boser2577.8 years
Hoheisel1875.7 years
Block1676.4 years
Hoffman1574.5 years
Virnig1483.7 years
Otremba1477.2 years
Rauch1382.1 years
Schmidtbauer1274.1 years
Faust1180.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pierz, MN
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pierz, MN
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Other fuel
  • 2.5%No fuel used


Pierz compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Pierz on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #53 (56364) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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