The City of Pierre is the 7th largest city in South Dakota with a population of 14,224 as of July 1, 2018. Pierre ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Pierre is located at latitude 44.3752 and longitude -100.32 in Hughes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pierre (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hughes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,480 feet.
The City of Pierre (GNIS ID: 1267533) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pierre: Mato.
|Population in Households||13,498|
|Population in Familes||10,372|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||726|
|Median Household Income||$58,255|
|Average Household Income||$71,551|
|Per Capita Income||$30,929|
|Total Housing Units||6,507 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,445 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,623 (40.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||439 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$191,323|
|Average Home Value||$216,756|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.83%|
The table below compares Pierre to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 7||98th|
|Population Density||# 82||79th|
|Diversity Index||# 54||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 100||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.