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Washburn, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Washburn is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barry County at latitude 36.5888 and longitude -93.9657. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,467 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Washburn 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 City of Washburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washburn: Keetsville.

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


Total Population 429
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 363
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $215,323
Average Home Value $187,970


Median Household Income $35,906
Average Household Income $45,190
Per Capita Income $17,356
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.33% -0.28%
Households -0.4% -0.35%
Families 3.63% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Washburn, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washburn 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 # 548 47th
Population Density1 # 735 29th
Diversity Index2 # 452 56th
Median Household Income # 699 32nd
Per Capita Income # 790 24th

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