Atchison County MO Information


Atchison County Subdivisions

Atchison County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,527
Population in Households 5,429
Population in Familes 4,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 2,458
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,722 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 736 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 488 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $82,469
Average Home Value $113,240


Median Household Income $43,452
Average Household Income $57,513
Per Capita Income $25,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.66%
Households -0.26% -0.53%
Families -0.43% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Atchison County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atchison County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 108 7th
Population Density1 # 107 7th
Diversity Index2 # 111 4th
Median Household Income # 31 74th
Per Capita Income # 12 90th

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