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Pierce - Weippe, ID

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Overview


Pierce - Weippe is a very small town located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,787 people and just one neighborhood, Pierce - Weippe is the 60th largest community in Idaho.

Occupations and Workforce

Pierce - Weippe is a blue-collar town, with 36.58% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Pierce - Weippe is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pierce - Weippe who work in healthcare (13.16%), the sciences (8.97%), and office and administrative support (8.46%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Pierce - Weippe has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Pierce - Weippe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.61% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Pierce - Weippe’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Pierce - Weippe is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pierce - Weippe, the average commute to work is 30.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Pierce - Weippe is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Pierce - Weippe are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.94% of adults in Pierce - Weippe having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pierce - Weippe in 2018 was $34,317, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,268 for a family of four. However, Pierce - Weippe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Pierce - Weippe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pierce - Weippe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pierce - Weippe include English, German, Irish, Swedish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Pierce - Weippe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pierce - Weippe, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 1 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.3% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Pierce - Weippe is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in ID, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in Idaho. If you are considering retiring to Idaho, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pierce - Weippe are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 69.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 36.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.2%), and 10.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Pierce - Weippe, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (3.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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