Pierce County is located in West Wisconsin. The County Seat is Ellsworth and the largest city is River Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.pierce.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 40,958 and the 2010 census population was 41,019. The land area is 573.75 square miles and there are 71.5 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 93.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 25.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $191,300, there are 15,069 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,462, the median household income is $59,226, and 12.4% of the persons in Pierce County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,519. Retail sales (in $1000) were $208,532, and sales per capita were $5,243. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.9%.
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