Pierson, Florida

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Pierson is a town in Volusia County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,596 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 2,606 [1].

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About Pierson

  • Pierson is the northernmost incorporated town in Volusia County.
  • "Fern Capital of the World"
  • Pierson is heavily reliant on agriculture which mainly consists of fern growing. Its ferns are exported worldwide for use in floral arrangements and other decorations.
  • Pierson is the hometown of Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones.
  • Historic US 17 runs through the town.

Geography

Pierson is located at 29°14′30″N 81°27′24″W / 29.24167°N 81.45667°W / 29.24167; -81.45667 (29.241713, -81.456594)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 22.6 km² (8.7 mi²). 21.1 km² (8.1 mi²) of it is land and 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it (6.86%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,596 people, 484 households, and 378 families residing in the town. The population density was 123.1/km² (319.1/mi²). There were 514 housing units at an average density of 24.4/km² (63.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.93% White, 4.93% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 11.48% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 62.44% of the population.

There were 484 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 3.71.

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