Pierce County WI Information


Pierce County Subdivisions

Pierce County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,570
Population in Households 39,053
Population in Familes 30,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,517
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 15,459
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 10,440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,173 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,286 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,082 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $207,931
Average Home Value $253,781


Median Household Income $61,452
Average Household Income $76,085
Per Capita Income $28,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.23%
Households 0.48% 0.34%
Families 0.39% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Pierce County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pierce County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin 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 # 37 50th
Population Density1 # 27 64th
Diversity Index2 # 54 28th
Median Household Income # 7 92nd
Per Capita Income # 8 90th

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