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Pierce County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2016: 41,050 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 36,804 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,209
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,906
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,511
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,887 (it was 3,504 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pierce County: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.1%), Educational, health and social services (12.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pierce County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years
Males: 20,426  (49.8%)
Females: 20,624  (50.2%)

Pierce County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pierce County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,958 ($49,551 in 1999)

This county:

$66,958
Wisconsin:

$56,811

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $673 (lower quartile is $528, upper quartile is $883)
This county:

$673
State:

$684


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $200,165 (it was $125,500 in 2000)
Pierce:

$200,165
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $145,250 - $291,890
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,576
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $553

Institutionalized population: 240

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 171
  • Auto thefts: 26
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 279 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2001: 313 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2002: 349 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2003: 361 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2004: 431 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2005: 389 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2006: 263 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2007: 189 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2008: 85 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2010: 80 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2013: 104 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2014: 105 buildings, average cost: $201,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,842 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,455 (1.9%)

Pierce County household income distribution in 2009 Pierce County home values distribution Pierce County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.0%
Pierce County:

11.0%
Wisconsin:

11.8%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for American Indian residents, 88.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.3 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 36.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.6 years old, Black residents: 33.7 years old, American Indian residents: 47.1 years old, Asian residents: 21.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 39.1 years old)

Area name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pierce County is $705 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $855 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1119 a month.

Cities in this county include: River Falls, Prescott, Ellsworth, Clifton, Oak Grove, Trimbelle, Spring Valley, Martell, Elmwood, El Paso.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alcona County, Michigan , Grant County, Oregon , Dunn County , Iosco County, Michigan , Manistee County, Michigan , Montmorency County, Michigan , Wexford County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,736
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 635 (34.4% naturalized citizens)

Pierce County:

1.5%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 327
  • 2000 to 2009: 114
  • 1990 to 1999: 102
  • 1980 to 1989: 84
  • 1970 to 1979: 85
  • Before 1970: 65
Note: State values scaled to Pierce County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.6%

Pierce County marital status for males Pierce County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,868
  • One, attached: 843
  • Two: 435
  • 3 or 4: 451
  • 5 to 9: 587
  • 10 to 19: 537
  • 20 to 49: 775
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 835

Housing units in Pierce County with a mortgage: 7,404 (430 second mortgage, 1,105 home equity loan, 56 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,650

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pierce County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,31629
Catholic6,7906
Evangelical Protestant3,27520
Other1372
None21,501-
Pierce County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Pierce County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pierce County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

26.7%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Pierce County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,900
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $164.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,492
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 54.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,998
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.48%
Corn for grain: 59019 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 530 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 24868 harvested acres
Vegetables: 105 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 136 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pierce County-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% 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 185.9 miles away from Pierce County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 344.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from the county 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 226.2 miles away from Pierce County center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds, Tornadoes, Heavy Rain And Flooding, Incident Period: June 18, 1998 to June 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1236: July 24, 1998, FEMA Id: 1236, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind, Heavy Rain
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: September 14, 1992 to September 24, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-964: September 30, 1992, FEMA Id: 964, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 24, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-626: July 24, 1980, FEMA Id: 626, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Hail, Flooding, Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 07, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-559: July 07, 1978, FEMA Id: 559, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flash Floods, Incident Period: September 15, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-482: September 15, 1975, FEMA Id: 482, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flash Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Wisconsin FLOODING, Incident Period: May 01, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-260: May 01, 1969, FEMA Id: 260, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Mexico (16%)
  • Brazil (9%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Other Middle Africa (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pierce County (%):

  • German (35%)
  • Norwegian (12%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • European (3%)

Pierce County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,643 (72.0%)
  • Carpooled: 789 (6.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 100 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 172 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 1,022 (8.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,285 (10.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Pierce County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 1,942 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 269 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Pierce County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 2,396 people in college/university student housing
  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,230.

5.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.65% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($14,868 average AGI)
3.12% relocated from other states ($21,496 average AGI)
Pierce County:

3.12%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Croix County, WI  1.06% ($33,196 average AGI)
from Washington County, MN  0.46% ($49,353)
from Dakota County, MN  0.46% ($41,485)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.45% ($38,373)
from Dunn County, WI  0.35% ($30,635)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.24% ($38,889)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.19% ($32,821)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.96% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($13,975 average AGI)
3.88% relocated to other states ($21,598 average AGI)
Pierce County:

3.88%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Croix County, WI  1.38% ($33,106 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  0.51% ($35,883)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.43% ($33,047)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.40% ($39,083)
to Washington County, MN  0.40% ($39,567)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.37% ($48,800)
to Dunn County, WI  0.31% ($24,804)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Pierce County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Pierce County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pierce County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pierce County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pierce County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,689 (4,061 aged, 628 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 278 (3%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Pierce County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (255)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (240)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (218)
  • Unspecified dementia (156)
  • Congestive heart failure (140)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (133)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (89)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (88)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (83)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,591
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 70
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,621

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,107
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 542
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 90.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,050
  • In family households: 30,644 (5,514 male householders, 4,683 female householders)
    8,462 spouses, 10,322 children (9,568 natural, 277 adopted, 481 stepchildren), 313 grandchildren, 244 brothers or sisters, 213 parents, 271 other relatives, 581 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,727 (2,683 male householders (1,854 living alone)), 2,302 female householders (1,626 living alone)), 2,784 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,653

Size of family households: 5,263 2-persons, 1,911 3-persons, 1,857 4-persons, 765 5-persons, 367 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,473 1-person, 965 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 225 4-persons, 181 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

6,318 married couples with children.
1,671 single-parent households (576 men, 1,095 women).

96.6% of residents of Pierce speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,673,000 ($3,878 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,211,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,601,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,942,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,312,000
Federal grants: $27,578,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,623,000 ($739,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,617,000 ($5,632,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,650,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,698,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,760,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,288
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,187
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +69
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,184
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pierce County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.97 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 309
  • 2010 to 2013: 304
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,027
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,326
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,799
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,496
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,436
  • 1950 to 1959: 860
  • 1940 to 1949: 537
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,435
Note: State values scaled to Pierce population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pierce County population
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 224
  • 4 rooms: 831
  • 5 rooms: 1,731
  • 6 rooms: 2,234
  • 7 rooms: 1,944
  • 8 rooms: 1,513
  • 9+ rooms: 2,606
  • 1 room: 68
  • 2 rooms: 313
  • 3 rooms: 882
  • 4 rooms: 1,115
  • 5 rooms: 627
  • 6 rooms: 406
  • 7 rooms: 343
  • 8 rooms: 253
  • 9+ rooms: 91
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pierce County population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 120
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,079
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,436
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,749
  • 5+ bedrooms: 699
  • no bedroom: 79
  • 1 bedroom: 989
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,724
  • 3 bedrooms: 882
  • 4 bedrooms: 266
  • 5+ bedrooms: 167
Cars and other vehicles available in Pierce County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pierce County population
  • no vehicle: 169
  • 1 vehicle: 1,664
  • 2 vehicles: 4,721
  • 3 vehicles: 2,996
  • 4 vehicles: 1,107
  • 5+ vehicles: 500
  • no vehicle: 396
  • 1 vehicle: 1,387
  • 2 vehicles: 1,651
  • 3 vehicles: 325
  • 4 vehicles: 209
  • 5+ vehicles: 181

81% of Pierce County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Wisconsin.

Pierce County:

80.7%
State average:

85.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18,321
  • Other state: 21,726
  • Northeast: 409
  • Midwest: 19,269
  • South: 874
  • West: 1,110

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pierce County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.3%)
  • Electricity (7.5%)
  • Wood (7.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Electricity (49.4%)
  • Utility gas (36.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.0%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 481
Here:

12.0%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 93
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 422
Here:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pierce County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,641,000
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $7,783,000
    Regular Highways: $7,768,000
    Police Protection: $2,401,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,335,000
    General - Other: $2,158,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,093,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $842,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Solid Waste Management: $655,000
    Financial Administration: $567,000
    Parks & Recreation: $444,000
    Libraries: $290,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $265,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,159,000

Pierce County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,212,000
    Solid Waste Management: $514,000
    Parks & Recreation: $273,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,983,000
    All Other: $107,000
    Health & Hospitals: $18,000
    Public Welfare: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $731,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $722,000
    Rents: $88,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,558,000
    General Support: $2,579,000
    Highways: $2,343,000
    All Other: $643,000
    Health & Hospitals: $287,000
    Housing & Community Development: $212,000
    Education: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,299,000
    Total General Sales: $1,298,000
    NEC: $270,000

Pierce County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $675,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $610,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $65,000

Pierce County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,707,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 267
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 248
  • Number of recipients under 18: 44
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 177
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 46
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 120
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 99
Pierce County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pierce County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED129$153,791222$135,9551,463$166,01473$54,5753$712,00073$128,67136$69,056
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$197,7509$244,88973$188,1377$54,2860$01$109,0002$78,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$145,31651$116,941365$198,04427$34,7780$015$151,33316$79,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$163,09156$141,482308$190,9613$61,3330$014$137,6434$137,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$132,3337$116,71444$182,4323$41,6670$02$78,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$164,09528$192,2141$223,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$184,71410$196,3000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$143,7006$240,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$48,0003$204,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$179,0001$99,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Pierce County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John31676.8 years
Mary22181.1 years
William21177.1 years
Robert20572.3 years
George18177.6 years
Helen14181.7 years
Anna14185.9 years
Edward13778.5 years
Margaret13580.6 years
Frank13279.1 years
Most common last names in Pierce County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson26778.7 years
Anderson15076.1 years
Nelson14180.1 years
Peterson11178.0 years
Olson10178.8 years
Larson8479.0 years
Smith7274.9 years
Hanson6380.1 years
Huppert5677.5 years
Miller4883.0 years
Businesses in Pierce County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Dairy Queen2Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's9UPS1