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

The community of Pierce is the Seat for Pierce County.

Pierce County was founded in 1856.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pierce had a population of 7,184 people. This is a decrease of 8.57% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,857 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pierce represented 0.46% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 40th most populous county (out of 93 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
20107,266-7.52%+1.14% since 2009
20097,184-8.57%-0.48% since 2008
20087,219-8.12%-0.35% since 2007
20007,857The 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)
Pierce   1,6591,7746.48% decrease  
Plainview   1,1871,35312.27% decrease  
Osmond   69179613.19% decrease  
Hadar   3133120.32% increase  
Foster   566311.11% decrease  

Websites for Pierce County

Official Website:   www.co.pierce.ne.us/

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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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