Pierceton, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 1,021 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +46.9%
Males: 507  (49.7%)
Females: 514  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46562.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,523 (it was $37,188 in 2000)
Pierceton:

$43,523
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,874 (it was $14,436 in 2000)

Pierceton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,041 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Pierceton:

$98,041
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $214,638; detached houses: $231,006; townhouses or other attached units: $211,777; in 2-unit structures: $140,760; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $200,364; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,130; mobile homes: $45,815

Median gross rent in 2019: $681.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pierceton: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
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According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Pierceton, Indiana as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pierceton is 130 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (29.9%), American (24.8%), English (11.3%), Irish (5.1%), Scottish (5.1%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 928 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,116 people per square mile   (low).

Pierceton, Indiana map

30 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $658 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $652 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (31.4 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (111.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Larwill, IN (2.1 miles ),
Winona Lake, IN (2.4 miles ),
Sidney, IN (2.6 miles),
Warsaw, IN (2.8 miles ),
North Webster, IN (3.0 miles ),
South Whitley, IN (3.0 miles ),
Claypool, IN (3.2 miles ),
Leesburg, IN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Area code: 574

Distribution of median household income in Pierceton, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pierceton, IN in 2019
Pierceton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Pierceton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (13.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (13.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12.7%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Pierceton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)

Average climate in Pierceton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pierceton, Indiana average temperatures Pierceton, Indiana average precipitation Pierceton, Indiana humidity Pierceton, Indiana wind speed Pierceton, Indiana snowfall Pierceton, Indiana sunshine Pierceton, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pierceton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Pierceton town center killed 5 people and injured 41 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pierceton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from Pierceton center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from Pierceton center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from Pierceton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kosciusko County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pierceton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pierceton:

  • GRACE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINONA LAKE, IN)
  • LAKELAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • OTIS R BOWEN CTR FOR HUMAN SVS INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MASON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • MASON HEALTHCARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • KOSCIUSKO HOME CARE AND HOSPICE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WARSAW, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pierceton:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 29 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 32 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 32 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 42 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 45 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 48 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 53 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)

Private high school in Pierceton:

  • PIERCETON WOODS ACADEMY (Students: 35, Location: 27 PEQUIGNOT DR, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle school in Pierceton:

See full list of schools located in Pierceton

Library in Pierceton:

  • PIERCETON & WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,625; Location: 101 CATHOLIC STREET; 16,634 books; 61 audio materials; 1,274 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Pierceton Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pierceton: Pierceton United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Pierceton Motel (7103 East US30).

Kosciusko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Pierceton (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Pierceton Branch at 111 First Street, branch established on 1942/09/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Lake City Bank: Pierceton Branch at 108 South First Street, branch established on 1984/08/06. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Pierceton:

Marital status in Pierceton, IN
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Pierceton:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Indiana average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pierceton, IN (based on Kosciusko County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,83094
Mainline Protestant5,62032
Catholic4,3564
Other4273
Black Protestant191
None51,106-
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: 8
Here:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kosciusko County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
This county:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
This county:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kosciusko County:

18.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pierceton:

45.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pierceton:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

54.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Pierceton:

77.9%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pierceton, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 3$13,104$52,4160$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,690$58,1403$1,189
Financial Administration 2$4,387$26,3220$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,548$42,5760$0
Sewerage 1$3,118$37,4160$0
Water Supply 1$6,235$74,8200$0
Totals for Government 10$40,082$48,0983$1,189

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $625,000 ($612.14)
    Regular Highways: $84,000 ($82.27)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $277,000 ($271.30)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($195.89)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($145.94)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($97.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($36.24)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($14.69)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($6.86)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($6.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($6.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($4.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $247,000 ($241.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($113.61)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $304,000 ($297.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($41.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($5.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $14,000 ($13.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($3.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($2.94)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $269,000 ($263.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($28.40)
  • Tax - Property: $584,000 ($571.99)
    Individual Income: $158,000 ($154.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($25.47)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $10,000 ($9.79)
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $6,000 ($5.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($5.88)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($3.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($2.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,885,000 ($2825.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,795,000 ($2737.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($88.15)

Pierceton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,680,000 ($1645.45)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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 Elkhart County, IN  0.84% ($50,903 average AGI)
from Allen County, IN  0.42% ($53,045)
from Whitley County, IN  0.32% ($44,529)


5.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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 Elkhart County, IN  0.86% ($46,073 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.44% ($60,343)
to Whitley County, IN  0.41% ($37,924)

Businesses in Pierceton, IN

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pierceton:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRN (1270 AM; 5 kW; ELKHART, IN)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pierceton:

  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WJHS (91.5 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: COLUMBIA CITY JOINT HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLEG (102.7 FM; LIGONIER, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • W215BB (90.9 FM; WARSAW WINONA LAKE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DIST LUTHRN CHURCH MO. SYNOD)

TV broadcast stations around Pierceton:

  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • Pierceton, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count8103
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12779
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2111
  • Fatalities8922
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19094
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents913
See more detailed statistics of Pierceton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.5mTotal length
  • 23,430Total average daily traffic
  • 6,451Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,336Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Community Bldg 101 Walnut St Box 496 (Lat: 41.196167 Lon: -85.705528), Call Sign: KDA433,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/1996, Expiration Date: 10/23/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2002, Registrant: Pierceton, Town Of, 103 Walnut St Box 496, Pierceton, IN 46562, Phone: (219) 594-2232
  • 6925 East Cr 200 South (Lat: 41.206611 Lon: -85.710778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: KNAX952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.200 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 03/25/2021, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Cr 250s 2300 W Of Sr 13 (Lat: 41.199778 Lon: -85.714167), Call Sign: WNDQ628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/04/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2015, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 938-7573, Fax: (219) 938-7576, Email:
  • Lat: 41.196111 Lon: -85.705556, Call Sign: WPXX310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: Gordon Baker, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Lat: 41.205694 Lon: -85.703500, Call Sign: WQDU719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz, 452.750 MHz, 457.750 MHz, 466.150 MHz, 466.275 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 452.062 MHz, 452.512 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Certifier: Dan Nix, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Lat: 41.202472 Lon: -85.693417, Call Sign: WQMK646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.762 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2020, Expiration Date: 09/03/2030, Certifier: Kevin Hedrick, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pierceton)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of fires - 95 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Pierceton, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (32.3%), and Structure Fires (27.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pierceton, IN
    • 23032.3%Outside Fires
    • 19927.9%Structure Fires
    • 19427.2%Other
    • 9012.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pierceton, IN
Most common first names in Pierceton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2665.5 years
Mary2678.8 years
Charles2574.9 years
John2371.0 years
James2067.3 years
George1380.0 years
William1271.7 years
Ruth1279.5 years
Mildred1179.8 years
Anna1083.8 years
Most common last names in Pierceton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1576.1 years
Miller1171.1 years
Mort1175.3 years
Stump1085.9 years
Wolfe982.4 years
Stahl970.4 years
English880.5 years
Hall865.1 years
Baker865.1 years
Sleighter784.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pierceton, IN
  • 93.3%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pierceton, IN
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity


Pierceton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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  • Spencer Brown (5)
  • Mark V. Vandewalle (5)
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  • Robert M. Ronk (4)
  • Duane Gillard (3)

Total of 90 patent applications in 2008-2021.