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Time Zone: Pierce County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Rugby is the Seat for Pierce County.

Pierce County was founded in 1887.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pierce had a population of 3,990 people. This is a decrease of 14.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,675 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pierce represented 0.73% of the total population of North Dakota, making it the state's 28th most populous county (out of 53 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20104,357-6.8%+9.2% since 2009
20093,990-14.65%-2.01% since 2008
20084,072-12.9%-0.56% since 2007
20004,675The Last Census

More information can be found on the Pierce County Census Page for Pierce County.


Below are some of the communities located in Pierce County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Pierce County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Rugby   2,5102,93914.6% decrease  
North Pierce   52160914.45% decrease  
South Pierce   10011815.25% decrease  
Balta   607317.81% decrease  
Wolford   435014% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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