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Pierceton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierceton had a population of 1,053 as of July 1, 2016. Pierceton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pierceton is located at latitude 41.1988 and longitude -85.7031 in Kosciusko County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pierceton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kosciusko County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Town of Pierceton (GNIS ID: 2396856) 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.

The Town of Pierceton is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kosciusko County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pierceton: Deed's Creek, Pierceton Junction, Princeton.

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Pierceton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,053
Population in Households 1,053
Population in Familes 873
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 868
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 408
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $84,173
Average Home Value $106,126


Median Household Income $42,978
Average Household Income $48,421
Per Capita Income $18,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.62%
Households 0.44% 0.53%
Families 0.7% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Pierceton, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierceton to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 330 52nd
Population Density1 # 487 29th
Diversity Index2 # 156 77th
Median Household Income # 461 32nd
Per Capita Income # 614 10th

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