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The Town of Hume had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hume is located at latitude 38.0904 and longitude -94.5832 in Bates County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hume (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bates County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The Town of Hume (GNIS ID: 2397002) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hume is located within Township of Howard, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bates County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hume population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hume: Howard.

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


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 497
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $119,444
Average Home Value $190,816


Median Household Income $41,483
Average Household Income $54,997
Per Capita Income $20,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.37%
Households -0.26% -0.51%
Families 0.0% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Hume, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hume to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 615 41st
Population Density1 # 719 30th
Diversity Index2 # 486 53rd
Median Household Income # 477 54th
Per Capita Income # 629 39th

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