Christian County MO Information


Christian County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 83,700
Population in Households 83,118
Population in Familes 71,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 582
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 31,143
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 23,307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,826 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,317 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,764 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $159,253
Average Home Value $194,695


Median Household Income $52,908
Average Household Income $68,856
Per Capita Income $25,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 1.29%
Households 1.1% 1.2%
Families 0.99% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.95%
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.


Christian County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Christian 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 # 14 89th
Population Density1 # 14 89th
Diversity Index2 # 47 59th
Median Household Income # 11 91st
Per Capita Income # 14 89th

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