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Stockton, Missouri - Basic Facts

Stockton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Stockton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cedar County at latitude 37.6989 and longitude -93.796. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Stockton (see map) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stockton: Fremont, Lancaster.

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


Total Population 1,876
Population in Households 1,824
Population in Familes 1,444
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 892
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 796
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $237,188
Average Home Value $287,616


Median Household Income $31,428
Average Household Income $38,559
Per Capita Income $16,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.64%
Households 0.66% 0.64%
Families 1.51% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


Stockton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stockton 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 # 268 74th
Population Density1 # 458 56th
Diversity Index2 # 690 33rd
Median Household Income # 855 17th
Per Capita Income # 876 15th

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