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Cosby, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Cosby is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Andrew County at latitude 39.8636 and longitude -94.6798. Andrew County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Cosby, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cosby, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cosby indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Cosby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cosby, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 127
Population in Households 127
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,354
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $209,375
Average Home Value $229,268


Median Household Income $75,521
Average Household Income $81,051
Per Capita Income $30,965
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.47%
Households 0.52% 0.85%
Families 2.01% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cosby, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cosby to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 841 19th
Population Density1 # 207 80th
Diversity Index2 # 860 17th
Median Household Income # 51 95th
Per Capita Income # 89 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.