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Pierceton, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Pierceton had a population of 1,026 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Pierceton, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,026
Daytime Population: Workers 1,159
Daytime Population: Residents 508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,667
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.62
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 849
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 846
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $43,398
Average Household Income $49,776
Per Capita Income $18,890


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $110,666


Total Households 397
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.27%
Households 0.0% 0.2%
Families 0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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, 2017 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 # 332 51st
Population Density # 492 28th
Diversity Index # 158 77th
Median Household Income # 484 29th
Per Capita Income # 620 9th

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