Pierce County is located in northeast Nebraska. The County Seat is Pierce and the largest city is Pierce. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.pierce.ne.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,202 and the 2010 census population was 7,266. The land area is 573.25 square miles and there are 12.7 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 93.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $97,000, there are 2,916 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,830, the median household income is $51,924, and 5.6% of the persons in Pierce County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 770. Retail sales (in $1000) were $41,414, and sales per capita were $5,717.
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