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Pierson, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierson had a population of 1,803 as of July 1, 2016. Pierson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pierson is located at latitude 29.2378 and longitude -81.4607 in Volusia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pierson (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Volusia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Town of Pierson (GNIS ID: 2407108) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Pierson is located within Pierson-Seville CCD of Volusia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pierson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Pierson, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,803
Population in Households 1,777
Population in Familes 1,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 220
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 500
Average Household Size 3.55
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $244,915


Median Household Income $34,113
Average Household Income $49,739
Per Capita Income $17,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.64%
Households 0.46% 0.51%
Families -0.86% 0.55%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pierson, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierson to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 675 27th
Population Density1 # 820 11th
Diversity Index2 # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 771 16th
Per Capita Income # 774 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.