Caldwell County MO Information


Caldwell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,576
Population in Households 9,362
Population in Familes 7,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 3,740
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,789 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 951 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,012 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $96,863
Average Home Value $154,607


Median Household Income $41,935
Average Household Income $53,926
Per Capita Income $21,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.05%
Households 0.28% 0.06%
Families 0.14% -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


Caldwell County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caldwell 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 # 92 21st
Population Density1 # 77 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 65 45th
Median Household Income # 38 68th
Per Capita Income # 43 63rd

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