Pierson is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 172 people and just one neighborhood, Pierson is the 618th largest community in Michigan. Pierson has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pierson is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 52.69% of the Pierson workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pierson is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pierson who work in office and administrative support (21.51%), healthcare suport services (9.68%) and personal care services (4.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pierson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pierson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pierson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pierson may be for you.
In Pierson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.99 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Pierson is very much a car-oriented village. This is because the population of Pierson isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 97.47% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Pierson is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.